TVLine Items: Awkward Premiere Date, Wendy Williams Moves In on Neighbors and More!

Awkward Season 3 Premiere DateThings are getting Awkward again for MTV this fall.

The critical darling is slated to return with the 10-episode second half of its Season 3 on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 10:30/9:30c.

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Earlier this month, Awkward was renewed for a fourth season, to be helmed by Chris Alberghini and Mike Chessler (90210, Cashmere Mafia). They replace outgoing creator Lauren Iungerich.

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• Daytime host Wendy Williams is making her way to ABC’s The Neighbors, TVLine has learned exclusively. She’ll guest-star in Season 2’s fourth episode, playing a hair stylist who instantly hits it off with Jami Gertz’s Debbie.

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• The Vampire Diaries has added Shaun Sipos (Life Unexpected, Melrose Place) in Season 5, E! Online reports. He’ll recur as a college student who bonds with Elena over their shared tragic pasts.

NBC News will re-air the August 25, 1963 installment of Meet the Press exactly 50 years to the date that it originally aired. The episode features an interview with Martin Luther King Jr., which occurred just three days before his historic “I have a dream” speech.

• Wes Ramsey (CSI: Miami) is headed to Pretty Little Liars in the second half of Season 4, E! Online reports, playing Rosewood High School’s new guidance counselor.

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