GET READY FOR A SUMMER OF "INBETWEENERS," WHEN THE NEW COMEDY SERIES "THE INBETWEENERS" PREMIERES ON MONDAY, AUGUST 20 AT 10:30 P.M. ET/PT ON MTV
Rob Dyrdek Kicks Off The Night With The Return Of His Hit Series "Ridiculousness" at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Santa Monica, CA. (June 22, 2012) - MTV is bringing viewers a summer full of "inbetweeners" - that is, not nerds or jocks, but kids who are smack in the middle of the high school social ladder - with the premiere of the new scripted comedy series "The Inbetweeners" on Monday, August 20 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. Following in the vein of established scripted hits on the network such as "Teen Wolf" and "Awkward," "The Inbetweeners" takes a comedic look at a group of teenagers navigating high school and charging into adulthood the way everyone does... by taking one step forward and three steps back. Whether humiliating themselves in an effort to impress the girl of their dreams, or mercilessly mocking their friend for driving a bright yellow clunker with a cassette player and one blue door, get ready to embrace the "inbetween."
"The Inbetweeners" is based on the critically acclaimed award-winning British series, and was adapted for the U.S. by Brad Copeland ("Arrested Development," "My Name is Earl"). The pilot was directed by indie filmmaker-writer-director Taika Waititi ("Flight of the Conchords"). "The Inbetweeners" will air following the return of Rob Dyrdek's hit series "Ridiculousness" at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, that same night on MTV.
"The Inbetweeners" stars Joey Pollari as Will McKenzie; Bubba Lewis as Simon Cooper; Zack Pearlman as Jay Cartwright; Mark L. Young as Neil Sutherland and Alex Frnka as Carly D'Amato.
Click here to get exclusive info and become a fan of "The Inbetweeners" on Facebook.
The series is executive produced by Brad Copeland and Aaron Kaplan, along with UK series creators Damon Beesley and Iain Morris. Clay Spencer, Justin Levy and Jennifer Russakoff are the MTV executives in charge.
"The Inbetweeners" will also air internationally on MTV channels around the world starting in January 2013.
MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy(R), Grammy(R) and Peabody(R) award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV's sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.