MTV DEBUTS THE TRAILER FOR THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SECOND SEASON OF "FAKING IT" PREMIERING ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 AT 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
2014 "MTV Video Music Award" Winner Fifth Harmony to Make a Special Appearance this Season
Network to Release the First Ten Minutes of the Season Premiere on the MTV App
A Week Ahead of the Television Debut
New York, New York (September 9, 2014) - MTV debuts the trailer for the highly anticipated second season of its hit comedy series "Faking It" which premieres on Tuesday, September 23 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. To check out the "Faking It" season two trailer click HERE.
It was also announced that 2014 "MTV Video Music Award" winner for "MTV's Artist to Watch," Fifth Harmony, will make a special cameo this season. The group will star as an all-girl band with an edge who cover pop music's most memorable boy band songs.
Building upon previous successes, MTV will premiere the first ten minutes of the hit comedy series on the MTV App on Tuesday, September 16 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, one week ahead of the premiere on September 23. Throughout the week, fans can watch the first ten minutes of the season premiere on the app on iOS, Android, XBOX One App and Xbox 360 for Xbox Live members in the U.S.
Season two will also introduce three new characters, Theo (Keith Powers), Reagan (Yvette Monreal) and Duke (Skyler Maxon). Theo is a laid-back attractive Texas boy who befriends Liam (Gregg Sulkin) and sparks a connection with Lauren (Bailey De Young), Reagan is a hip, edgy lesbian with a rebellious streak and Duke is a hot young MMA fighter. This season will also feature a special guest appearance by "Orange is the New Black" breakout star, Laverne Cox, who will play "Margot," director of Hester High's elite drama club.
"Faking It," a romantic comedy series, returns to MTV with ten all-new episodes. This season, everyone is faced with a dilemma that forces them to tell the truth or keep a secret. Best friends Amy (Rita Volk) and Karma (Katie Stevens) struggle with figuring out their relationship after Amy revealed her true feelings for Karma. Questions are answered - will Karma find out about Liam (Gregg Sulkin) and Amy's hook-up? What will happen to 'Karmy?' Will Liam and Karma get back together? What are Lauren's (Bailey De Young) pills for? Can Shane (Michael Willett) really be in a celibate relationship?
The MTV App provides fans unmatched access to current as well as retro favorites via TV Everywhere. Access to full-length episodes in the MTV App is included as part of a subscriber's TV service package from any one of over twenty distributors, including AT&T U-verse, Bright House Networks, Cablevision, Cox, DIRECTV, EPB Fiber Optics, Hawaiian Telcom, RCN, Suddenlink, Time Warner Cable and Verizon FiOS, which collectively reach over 55 million homes. Subscribers simply need to sign in with their TV provider credentials to watch full episodes. All users will be able to access original content that extends the narrative of the show, including after shows, cast interviews and original webisodes.
To learn more about "Faking It" please visit the show page on MTV.com. For additional info, cast bios, photos and more visit MTVPress.com. Fans can also follow the show on Twitter @MTVFakingIt and "like" it on Facebook here.
"Faking It" was created by Dana Min Goodman and Julia Wolov. The series is Executive Produced by Carter Covington ("10 Things I Hate About You," "Greek" "Hart of Dixie"). "Faking It" stars Katie Stevens as "Karma" ("American Idol"), Rita Volk as "Amy," Gregg Sulkin as "Liam" ("Wizards of Waverly Place"), Michael Willett as "Shane" ("G.B.F.") and Bailey De Young as "Lauren" ("Bunheads").
"Faking It" season one will air across MTV's international channels from autumn 2014 (check local listings).
"Faking It," 2014 "Teen Choice" winner for "Best Breakout TV Show," is one of the highest-rated new series launch on MTV this year, earning an average of 1.5 rating among P12-34 and 1.4 million total viewers each week (Live+3). "Faking It" was 10:30PM's #1 original cable series during its run. The series retained nearly 90 percent of its lead-in from "Awkward." Digitally, "Faking It" consistently ranked as one of the Top 10 most socially-engaged primetime cable series every Tuesday, according to Social Guide. The series is one of the top shows viewed both on MTV.com and in the app, consistently ranking as one of the most popular franchises.
Source: Nielsen. Live+SD, unless noted. P12-34, unless noted. Omniture. Dates: 12/30/13-8/17/14. Time period = Tu/10:30P-11P.
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