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[01/10/14 - 09:58 AM]
MTV Announces Premiere Dates for Returning and New Comedy Series at Winter TCA Presentation
Highlights include the return of "Awkward" on Tuesday, April 15 plus new series "House of Food" (Monday, March 31) and "Faking It" (Tuesday, April 22).

[via press release from MTV]

MTV ANNOUNCES PREMIERE DATES FOR RETURNING AND NEW COMEDY SERIES AT WINTER TCA PRESENTATION

Fourth Season of "Awkward" Premieres with a Special One-Hour Episode on April 15th at 10PM

New Comedy Series "Faking It" Season Premiere April 22nd at 10:30PM

New Reality Series "House of Food" Season Premiere March 31st at 10PM

"Teen Wolf" Returns with Ratings High

PASADENA, CA (JANUARY 10, 2014) - MTV announced today the premiere dates for the season four special one hour return of "Awkward," on Tuesday, April 15th at 10PM ET/PT and the season premiere date of the highly anticipated coming-of-age comedy series from Carter Covington, "Faking It" on Tuesday, April 22nd at 10:30PM ET/PT. This will put the two comedies back to back on Tuesday's nights moving forward. Additionally, "House of Food," a one hour cooking competition reality series will premiere Monday, March 31st at 10PM ET/PT.

"Awkward" season four returns with new showrunners Chris Alberghini and Mike Chessler. This season promises even more complications for Jenna as a senior. She endures more boy trouble, drama with her friends, a new girl in town who has eyes for Matty and even some cat fishing.

"Faking It" is a comedy that revolves around two best friends who will do almost anything to fit in and be popular in high school, including pretending to be something they are not. Cast includes: Katie Stevens as "Karma," Rita Volk as "Amy," Michael Willett as "Shane," Gregg Sulkin as "Liam" and Bailey Buntain as "Lauren" and is created and executive produced by Carter Covington.

"Faking It" is slated to air globally on MTV's channels around the world beginning with its U.S. debut on April 22, 2014. Each episode of "Faking It" will air across MTV's international channels beginning in June 2014 (check local listings).

"House of Food" is a drama-infused take on food TV where a group of young aspiring chefs with no formal culinary training are put to the ultimate challenge. "House of Food" is a one hour, weekly docu-series that combines the exciting real-life competitive elements of culinary school, with the dramatic setting of a house reality show. The students have been chosen for their passion for cooking and food culture, and their backgrounds are as varied as their personalities. With three of the country's best chefs as their teachers and the city of Los Angeles as their classroom, this determined group will live and learn together but only one will win an apprenticeship of a lifetime. Chefs include: Brooke Williamson, Brendan Collins, Casey Lane; Student Mentor and Chef Chris Nirschel; Contestants: Brian Kho, Suki Secka, Amanda Shaw, Harrison Bader, Will Anderson, Jake Weber, Lorena Bolanos and Gillian Espinosa and is executive produced by Mike Duffy and Jenny Daly.

"House of Food" is slated to air globally on MTV's channels around the world beginning with its U.S. debut on March 31, 2014. Each episode of "House of Food" will air across MTV's international channels beginning in May 2014 (check local listings).

Additionally, the highly anticipated second half of "Teen Wolf" season three returned as Monday's #1 original cable series. The most watched telecast in the series' history, the episode drew-in a record 2.43 million total viewers. Socially, according to SocialGuide, Teen Wolf episodes took up all ten spots on the 10 most social shows of 1/6, beating out "The Bachelor," "Monday Night Raw," "Single Ladies," and "Love & Hip Hop" (not including sports).

Immediately following last night's "Teen Wolf" episode, MTV debuted "Wolf Watch," a new half-hour talk show hosted by Jill Wagner who plays "Kate Argent" in "Teen Wolf," which held over 60 percent of its lead-in, with a 1.4 P12-34 rating.

The announcements were among those made today by Susanne Daniels, President of MTV Programming, during the network's presentation at the Winter 2014 Television Critics Association Press Tour.

Source: Nielsen. Live+SD. P12-34, unless noted. Ranked on 000s. Social Guide.

About MTV:

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.





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· AWKWARD (MTV)
· FAKING IT (MTV)
· HOUSE OF FOOD (MTV)
· TEEN WOLF (MTV)
· WOLF WATCH (MTV)











[10/21/14 - 09:48 AM]
National Geographic Channel Uncorks Television's First Kickstarter-Funded Series, "Chug"
Beginning on Monday, November 24 at 10:30/9:30c, the network is taking viewers on a bar crawl around the world with traveling "drinkaloguer" and rum company owner Zane Lamprey.

[10/21/14 - 09:21 AM]
A&E Network to Air One-Hour Special "Growing Up Gotti: Ten Years Later" on November 10 at 9PM ET/PT
The special will revisit the infamous Long Island family with some of the series' greatest moments, a chance to hear what the Gotti's really thought of their time on television and what they're up to today.

[10/21/14 - 09:16 AM]
"The Last Patrol," Following Four Men Linked by Combat as They Travel the East Coast in Honor of a Fallen Peer, Debuts Nov. 10 on HBO
In conjunction with the film's premiere, Manhattan's Anastasia Photo will present Guillermo Cervera's first solo exhibition in New York, scheduled to run from October 24 to January 4.

[10/21/14 - 09:01 AM]
Winner of Starz Original Filmmaking Experiment "The Chair" to Be Announced During November 8th Season Finale
The feature films created by the two first-time directors documented on the network's first unscripted series will be available for viewing exclusively for subscribers beginning on Saturday, October 25.

[10/21/14 - 09:01 AM]
"The Kennedys" Returns to Reelz - The Multiple Emmy Award(R)-Winning Miniseries Begins Tuesday, November 4
The first two episodes of the eight-part miniseries airing back to back starting at 9:00/8:00c with back-to-back installments each subsequent Tuesday.

[10/21/14 - 09:01 AM]
Nominee Voting Opens Today for "People's Choice Awards 2015"
Fans can vote to ensure their favorites are nominated across 54 categories, including "Favorite Movie," "Favorite TV Show" and "Favorite Breakout Artist," through Thursday, October 30.

[10/21/14 - 08:54 AM]
NBC Finishes #1 Monday Night Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54 and Most Other Key Demos
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, October 20.

[10/21/14 - 08:42 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos for Fifth Consecutive Week
Plus: The CW's "Jane the Virgin" grows by a tenth of a ratings point in its second week.

[10/21/14 - 08:31 AM]
Peyton Manning's Record-Setting Performance on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Watched by Nearly 24 Million Viewers - Best on "SNF" This Season
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, October 19.

[10/21/14 - 08:06 AM]
Discovery Digital Networks' "DNews" Reaches One Million YouTube Subscriber Milestone
DNews is hosted by Trace Dominguez and Tara Long who are at the center of a winning formula that combines science, smarts and a dose of humor to look at topics that are grabbing headlines or bound to make you scratch your head.

[10/21/14 - 08:02 AM]
Hallmark Channel Names Star Athlete and NFL Legend Boomer Esiason as Commissioner of History's First Feline Football League
Esiason will serve as spokesperson for the FFL, which includes a Scouting Combine, draft, season games and playoffs that lead up to the biggest feline showdown in history, "Kitten Bowl II."

[10/21/14 - 07:46 AM]
CMT Unveils "CMT Artists of the Year": Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban to Be Honored at Fifth Annual Awards
The 90-minute special airs live from Nashville on Tuesday, December 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/21/14 - 07:31 AM]
CBS Television Stations and Weigel Broadcasting Unveil Plans for "Decades," The Ultimate TV Time Capsule, For National Distribution Across Local Stations' Digital Subchannels
As the ultimate TV time machine, "Decades" will differentiate itself from other subchannel programming services by varying the classic series and movies that appear on the network every day.

[10/21/14 - 06:50 AM]
Nickelodeon Teams Up with WWE(R) to Air "WWE Slam City(TM)" on Nicktoons' NickSports TV Block
The 26-episode series is comprised of two-minute shorts featuring WWE Superstars John Cena(R), Randy Orton(R), Sheamus(R), The Miz(TM), Rey Mysterio(R), Kane(R) and Mark Henry(R) in a new animated world.

[10/21/14 - 06:00 AM]
"Schitt's Creek," An Original Scripted Comedy Series Starring Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara, Joins POP's Launch Slate
The series centers on a formerly filthy rich video store magnate Johnny Rose (Eugene Levy), his soap star wife Moira (Catherine O'Hara), and their two kids, who suddenly find themselves broke.