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[11/20/13 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 20
Updates include: Barbie Kligman to run ABC's "Secrets & Lies" import; Chris Gethard's "TCGS" gets pilot order from Comedy Central; and Laurence Fishburne revives Socrates Fortlow at HBO.

[10/18/12 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 18
Updates include: Brendan Fraser to star in TNT's "Legends"; FOX casts Andy Samberg in comedy pilot; and Bob Daily to import the U.K.'s "Rev" at ABC.

[03/16/12 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 16
Updates include: Matthew Rhys is bound for FX's "The Americans"; Pablo Schreiber reports to "Baby Big Shot" at CBS; and Mercedes Ruehl joins FOX's "El Jefe."

[09/23/11 - 10:55 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 23
Updates include: Steven Bochco returns to ABC with "Legal Affairs"; Greg Malins and Greg Berlanti team for new comedy at CBS; and Paul Scheuring, Michael Green land new dramas at ABC.

[08/12/11 - 12:39 PM]
MTV Cancels "The Hard Times of RJ Berger"
Co-creators Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg confirmed the news via their Twitter accounts this afternoon.

[07/19/11 - 06:46 AM]
Catch the Second Wave of Nominees for "Teen Choice 2011" Airing Sunday, August 7, Live on FOX
"Pretty Little Liars" and "Switched at Birth" top the latest wave of nods.

[06/29/11 - 08:41 AM]
MTV Delivers Sixth Consecutive Quarter of Growth
MTV spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[05/25/11 - 10:48 AM]
MTV's "The Hard Times of RJ Berger" to Air Supersized One-Hour Finale of Monday, May 30 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: watch a sneak preview of the two installments, "Steamy Surprise" and "The Better Man."

[05/11/11 - 12:20 PM]
MTV's Hidden Camera Series "Disaster Date" Returns for a Fourth Season Premiering May 16th at 6:30 PM ET/PT
"Jersey Shore's" Pauly D, Deena Cortese, Vinny Guadagnino, Jenni "JWoww" Farley and Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi are among those set to stop by this season.

[04/25/11 - 08:31 AM]
MTV's "Top 10 Most Outrageous Sex Myths" Airs Tomorrow, April 26th at 8:30PM ET/PT
Part of the "GYT: Get Yourself Tested" campaign, this countdown features artists such as Ludacris, Travie McCoy, Michael B. Jordan, and Tinsel Korey as well as talent from MTV shows.

[04/06/11 - 07:14 AM]
Stephen K. Friedman Promoted to President of MTV
During Friedman's tenure, MTV has earned five consecutive quarters of growth.

[04/01/11 - 03:24 PM]
Paris Hilton to Guest Star on MTV's "The Hard Times of RJ Berger"
Said installment airs this Monday at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[03/29/11 - 04:16 PM]
MTV's "The Hard Times of RJ Berger" Is Back Bigger Than Ever, Delivering Its Highest Monday Night Ratings to Date for the Series
MTV spins the numbers for Monday, March 28.

[03/29/11 - 09:45 AM]
MTV Hits Five-Year Ratings High With 27% Quarterly Gain
MTV spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2011.

[02/08/11 - 09:26 AM]
MTV's Original Series "The Hard Times of RJ Berger" Returns for a Second Season With a Special Premiere Thursday, March 24 at 11 PM ET/PT Following the "Jersey Shore" Finale
The series will then settle into its regular Monday, 10:00/9:00c slot on March 28.

[02/02/11 - 10:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 2
Updates include: CBS books two more pilots; Amber Heard in talks for NBC's "Playboy"; and MTV to roll out "Teen Wolf" on Sunday, June 5.

[01/26/11 - 02:11 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: MTV
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/24/11 - 08:46 AM]
Former MTV Creative Duo Tony DiSanto and Liz Gateley Partner to Form DiGa; Production Studio will Create & Develop Content Across All Platforms in Partnership with Electus
DiSanto and Gateley will continue to have a strong relationship with MTV Networks through multiple series development commitments between MTV and DiGa.

[01/18/11 - 01:12 PM]
MTV's "Skins" Debuts With a 3.4 Rating (P12-24) and 3.26 Million Total Viewers
MTV spins the numbers for Monday, January 17.

[12/21/10 - 12:19 PM]
MTV Ends 2010 With Biggest Ratings Gain in a Decade
MTV spins the numbers for the year to date.

[09/27/10 - 09:49 AM]
MTV Surges with Record 30% Ratings Increase in Third Quarter 2010
MTV spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2010.

[09/01/10 - 10:54 AM]
Summer Sizzles at MTV with Best Ratings in Three Years
MTV spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/24/10 - 05:24 PM]
MTV's Original Comedy Series "The Hard Times of Rj Berger" Finishes First Season with Season-High Ratings
MTV spins the numbers for Monday, August 23.

[08/02/10 - 06:48 AM]
MTV Hardens Commitment to Scripted Programming with Season 2 Greenlight of "The Hard Times of Rj Berger"
MTV has ordered 12 episodes for Season 2.

[06/09/10 - 02:40 PM]
Pretty Little Liars Stands as ABC Family's No. 1 Series Launch on Record
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 8.

[06/07/10 - 06:23 PM]
2010 MTV Movie Awards Premiere Watched by 16.4 Million Total Viewers Up 2% VS. 2009
MTV spins the numbers for Sunday, June 6.

[05/13/10 - 10:34 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Hard Times of RJ Berger, The" (MTV)

[05/05/10 - 11:28 AM]
DR. Drew's Newest Patient "Warren the Ape" Brings Debaucherous Hilarity to MTV
The 12-episode reality series parody premieres Monday, June 14 at 10:30/9:30c.

[03/15/10 - 12:21 PM]
My Name Is Rj Berger and I'M Coming to MTV on June 6
MTV's latest scripted original will preview after the 2010 MTV Movie Awards before premiering Monday, June 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/15/10 - 09:01 AM]
MTV Continues to Diversify Slate with Two New Original Scripted Comedy Series
"The Hard Times of RJ Berger" and "Warren the Ape" will both premiere in June.

[01/12/10 - 12:45 PM]
MTV Rings in the Decade with Three Top Rated Cable Hits "Teen Mom" "Jersey Shore" and "Real World: D.C."
MTV spins the numbers for the season to date.

[08/11/09 - 12:54 PM]
MTV Flips the 'Script' with a Mix of New Programming Including Scripted, Reality and Comedy Series Which Tap Into Interests of Today's MTV Generation
Series greenlights include "Hard Times," "Untitled Rob Hoffman Show," "American Idiot," "Downtown Girls" and "Megadrive."

[07/10/09 - 06:20 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 10
Updates include: Taylor Kinney joins NBC's "Trauma"; Gregory Smith to play "Copper" for ABC; and Ken Jeong lands an arc on NBC's "Community."

[06/23/09 - 02:10 PM]
MTV Announces Dynamic Development Slate of Programming Featuring Broad Spectrum of Talent
The potential lineup includes everything from a Audrina Patridge-led reality series to a remake of '80s franchise "Teen Wolf."

[05/05/09 - 06:35 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 5
Updates include: The CW to abandon Sundays; Jared Harris joins AMC's "Mad Men"; and ABC makes another play for CBS's "Old Christine."

[03/11/09 - 06:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 11
Updates include: Tyler Labine, Ashley Jensen and Minka Kelly all book pilots; Drake Bell to topline CBS's "The Fish Tank"; and NBC to take the "Great American Road Trip" this summer.







HARD TIMES OF RJ BERGER, THE (MTV)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/6/10 - 5/30/11
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2010-2011 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
2 (24 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 8/12/11
DESCRIPTION:
(from MTV's press release, February 2011) RJ Berger is back as MTV's coming of age comedy "The Hard Times of RJ Berger" returns for a second season Thursday, March 24 at 11PM ET/PT following the "Jersey Shore" season finale. Coming off a successful first season, which finished with a season high rating of 1.3 P12-34, season two picks up right where it left off and promises viewers more drama and laughs as the hilarious half-hour series continues to follow the life of RJ Berger, an awkward 15-year old late-blooming outcast with an anatomical gift. Following the season premiere, the series will move to its regularly scheduled Monday night timeslot on March 28 at 10PM ET/PT with "Jersey Shore's" Vinny Guadagnino stopping by for some fist-pumping and GTL-ing. Last season, fans watched as RJ (Paul Iacono) left the girl of his dreams, Jenny Swanson (Amber Lancaster) at the winter formal, to lose his virginity to his stalker-ish friend Lily Miran (Kara Taitz), as she lay in her hospital bed moments before flat lining. Will Lily live or die--and if Lily lives, will RJ choose her or Jenny? With a possible new love triangle, fresh faces and guest appearances by Paris Hilton, popular rock band Weezer and "Jersey Shore's" Vinny Guadagnino -- season two is sure to bring more outrageous moments and antics from RJ and his peers at Pinkerton High.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Amber Lancaster as Jenny Swanson
· Jareb Dauplaise as Miles Jenner
· Jayson Blair as Max Owens
· Kara Taitz as Lily Miran
· Paul Iacono as RJ Berger
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Katzenberg as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Justin Levy as EIP (MTV)
· Liz Gateley as EIP (MTV)
· Michelle Klepper as EIP (MTV)
· Seth Grahame-Smith as CRTR/EP
· Tony DiSanto as EIP (MTV)
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available