MTV announced the renewal of a scripted show, reports the Los Angeles Times’ Show Tracker blog. Getting a sophomore year is the half-hour show "Awkward," the story reports.
The renewal follows the cancellation of "The Hard Times of RJ Berger," which aired on MTV for two seasons.
"Awkward" focuses on a 15-year-old who is awkwardly dealing with high school, and it debuted July 19 with 1.7 million viewers. Its most recent episode attracted 1.9 million viewers.
The 12-episode second season will air in 2012, the story adds.