MTV Names Duo Co-Heads Of Scripted

By | Monday February 14, 2011 @ 1:20pm PST
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MTV’s ‘Hard Times’ To Launch Second Season After ‘Jersey Shore’ Finale

By | Tuesday February 8, 2011 @ 10:34am PST
Nellie Andreeva

MTV is using reality juggernaut Jersey Shore to launch another scripted series. After debuting raunchy new teen drama Skins after an original episode of Jersey Shore last month, MTV has now slotted the second season premiere of comedy The Hard Times of RJ Berger behind the season finale of Jersey Read More »

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MTV Picks Up ‘I Just Want My Pants Back’ To Series

Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: MTV has picked up drama pilot I Just Want My Pants Back to series, the latest addition to the cable network’s rapidly expanding portfolio of scripted original series. The project, based on … Read More »

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MTV Picks Up Two Scripted Comedy Series

By | Tuesday September 14, 2010 @ 6:30pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

MTV continues to rapidly expand its scripted series portfolio by greenlighting two new half-hour series, the coming-of-age comedy That Girl and horror comedy Death Valley. Each has received a 12-episode order. After reentering the scripted arena last year with the series order to The Hard Times of RJ Berger, which was recently renewed for a second season, MTV has stepped up its scripted efforts, especially after the appointment of David Janollari as EVP of scripted development in January. In the past 4 months, MTV has picked up a whopping 5 new scripted series, dramas Skins and Teen Wolf, comedies That Girl and Death Valley and animated comedy Good Vibes. That is 2.5 times as many Read More »

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MTV Renews ‘Hard Times’ For Season 2

Nellie Andreeva

MTV has renewed original comedy series The Hard Times of RJ Berger for a second season with an order for 12 new episodes. The coming-of-age, about a late-blooming loser, did so-so in its premiere following the MTV Movie Awards. But, while … Read More »

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