Joseph Ianniello has been upped to chief operating officer of CBS Corp. Ianniello, who has inked a five-year pact with the Eye, has been with CBS and its predecessor Viacom for more than a decade…
Scripted series "Awkward" is getting a third season on MTV.
Simply put, there's no more unpredictable series, and its delicate handling of combustible ingredients will be admired and studied by writers for years to come.
The title may be "Awkward" but with a show airing on MTV, series writer-creator Lauren Iungerich can now more easily explain what she does for a living. Before "Awkward," Iungerich wrote and sold…
"Chronicle" star Ashley Hinshaw has joined the cast of Courteney Cox's Lifetime telepic "Talhotblond," in addition to booking a guest spot on the HBO series "Enlightened."
Alcon Entertainment, best known for "The Blind Side," is launching Alcon Management Enterprises to invest in talent management.
MTV has renewed halfhour comedy ''Awkward'' for a second season of 12 episodes, to air in 2012
Show falls victim to "Dawson's Creek" syndrome, where the kids all talk like college professors, and the adults are blathering boobs.
MTV has moved further into the scripted world, giving series orders to the coming-of-age entry "That Girl" and the horror comedy "Death Valley."
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