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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)
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· TEEN WOLF (MTV)
· WOLF WATCH (MTV)









[04/16/14 - 04:26 PM]
NBC Flips "American Dream Builders," "Dateline" on Sunday Nights
"American Dream Builders" will now lead off the night at 7:00/6:00c followed by "Dateline NBC" at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/16/14 - 04:05 PM]
MTV's Hit Series Proves It's Still Cool to Be "Awkward" in Season Four
MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 15.

[04/16/14 - 02:59 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice" Tops Demos, "NCIS" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for ESPN's "30 for 30: Soccer Stories," MTV's "Awkward" and FX's "Fargo."

[04/16/14 - 12:30 PM]
Two-Time Oscar(R) Nominee Jeremy Renner to Narrate "The World Wars"
The three-night event series premieres Memorial Day, May 26 at 9:00/8:00c on History.

[04/16/14 - 12:08 PM]
Chicago Fire Host New England Revolution Saturday at 4 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The two teams last met in September when Chicago's Alex scored the game-winning goal in the 86th minute of play to put the Fire ahead 3-2.

[04/16/14 - 12:07 PM]
Strong Debut for FX's Universally Acclaimed Limited Series Fargo?" You Betcha!!!
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 15.

[04/16/14 - 12:04 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Broadcasts Live from the White House Easter Egg Roll April 21, 2014
Michael Strahan will broadcast live from the annual White House Easter Egg Roll in the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden outside of the East Wing of the White House.

[04/16/14 - 11:42 AM]
ESPN's Coverage of 2014 Men's Division I Frozen Four Increases Viewership
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, April 10 and Saturday, April 12.

[04/16/14 - 11:39 AM]
TLC Explores the Fast-Paced Lives and Memorable Stories of Emergency Medical Techs in New Series "OMG EMT!"
The four-part series bows Saturday, May 3 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[04/16/14 - 11:03 AM]
Time and Network for ESPN's 2014 Season-Opening Neutral Site College Football Schedule
The lineup will showcase five teams ranked in an early ESPN.com preseason top 25 poll for 2014 on Saturday, August 30.

[04/16/14 - 10:48 AM]
Princess Twilight Sparkle Struggles to Prove Herself as a Princess in the Fourth Season Finale of "My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic" on the Hub Network, May 10
In addition, on April 28, a new My Little Pony game, "My Little Pony Friendship is Magic Rainbow Falls Flight School" will launch on HubNetwork.com.

[04/16/14 - 10:38 AM]
2014 WNBA Draft: Most-Watched Ever on ESPN2
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, April 14.

[04/16/14 - 10:09 AM]
Stars of ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" to Participate in Live Twitter Chat with Fans During East Coast Broadcasts Tonight
Starting at 8:00/7:00c, fans can tweet Christopher Rich at @AceCharmer and Melissa Peterman at @Followtheblonde.

[04/16/14 - 10:03 AM]
GSN Announces a New Lineup of Competitors for Third Season of "The American Bible Challenge," Premiering Thursday, May 22 at 8 PM (ET/PT)
Season three premieres with two back-to-back original episodes on Thursday, May 22 at 8:00/7:00c, and will air new episodes every Thursday at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/16/14 - 10:00 AM]
E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" Exclusively Broadcasts from the Inaugural iHeartRadio Music Awards
Giuliana Rancic and Terrence Jenkins will host the one-hour special, airing Thursday, May 1 at 7:00/6:00c.