July 25, 2012

MTV announced today that scripted comedy series Awkward has been renewed for a third season. The network has ordered 20 new episodes for Season 3, which is almost double the number of its first two seasons.

The series is currently enjoying a successful second season since premiering last month, so far up six percent from its freshman year.

UPDATE: Season 3 of Awkward will premiere on Tuesday, April 16, 2013.

(Source: TV by the Numbers)