Awkward. (2011– )

TV Series  -   -  Comedy | Drama | Romance
7.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 28,580 users  
Reviews: 28 user | 20 critic

An unpopular 15 year old gains immediate, yet unwanted, popularity at her high school when the student body mistakes an accident she has for a suicide attempt.

Creator:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

with Prime Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 38 titles
created 04 Dec 2011
 
a list of 25 titles
created 08 Dec 2011
 
a list of 23 titles
created 11 Jul 2012
 
a list of 25 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 22 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Awkward." on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Awkward. (2011– )

Awkward. (2011– ) on IMDb 7.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Awkward..

User Polls

Episodes

Next Episode


23 Sep 2014

Seasons


Years



4   3   2   1  
2014   2013   2012   2011  
2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Faking It (TV Series 2014)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

After numerous attempts of trying to be popular two best friends decide to come out as lesbians, which launches them to instant celebrity status. Seduced by their newfound fame, Karma and Amy decide to keep up their romantic ruse.

Stars: Bailey De Young, Michael J. Willett, Rita Volk
Suburgatory (2011–2014)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A teenage girl moves from the city to the suburbs.

Stars: Jeremy Sisto, Jane Levy, Carly Chaikin
New Girl (TV Series 2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

After a bad break-up, Jess, an offbeat young woman, moves into an apartment loft with three single men. Although they find her behavior very unusual, the men support her - most of the time.

Stars: Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield
2 Broke Girls (TV Series 2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Two young women waitressing at a greasy spoon diner strike up an unlikely friendship in the hopes of launching a successful business - if only they can raise the cash.

Stars: Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs, Garrett Morris
Pretty Little Liars (TV Series 2010)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Four friends band together against an anonymous foe who threatens to reveal their darkest secrets, while unraveling the mystery of the murder of their best friend.

Stars: Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale
Gossip Girl (2007–2012)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Privileged teens living on the Upper Eastside of New York City.

Stars: Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley
The Carrie Diaries (2013–2014)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Carrie Bradshaw is in her junior year of high school in the early 1980s. She asks her first questions about love, sex, friendship and family while navigating the worlds of high school and Manhattan.

Stars: AnnaSophia Robb, Austin Butler, Ellen Wong
The Vampire Diaries (TV Series 2009)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A high school girl is torn between two vampire brothers.

Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Chloe is a New York party girl with the morals of a pirate who bullies and causes trouble for her naive small town roommate June.

Stars: Krysten Ritter, Dreama Walker, Michael Blaiklock
Teen Wolf (TV Series 2011)
Comedy | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A somewhat awkward teen is attacked by a werewolf and inherits the curse itself, as well as the enemies that come with it.

Stars: Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Tyler Hoechlin
Bunheads (TV Series 2012)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Michelle, a Las Vegas showgirl marries a man on a whim and moves to his sleepy coastal town where she winds up working alongside her new mother-in-law at her dance school.

Stars: Sutton Foster, Kaitlyn Jenkins, Julia Goldani Telles
Girls (TV Series 2012)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A comedy about the experiences of a group of girls in their early 20s.

Stars: Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Jenna Hamilton (65 episodes, 2011-2014)
...
 Matty McKibben / ... (65 episodes, 2011-2014)
...
 Jake Rosati (65 episodes, 2011-2014)
...
 Tamara / ... (64 episodes, 2011-2014)
...
 Sadie Saxton (64 episodes, 2011-2014)
...
 Lacey Hamilton (62 episodes, 2011-2014)
...
 Valerie Marks (60 episodes, 2011-2014)
...
 Lissa (42 episodes, 2011-2014)
...
 Kevin Hamilton (41 episodes, 2011-2014)
...
 Ming Huang (37 episodes, 2011-2014)
Edit

Storyline

"Awkward" is about the specific incidents in our formative years that define us -sometimes for the best and sometimes for the worst. The show centers around fifteen-year-old Jenna Hamilton, who, like many, feels invisible to her peers and desperately wants to find her place--which is hard to do in a day and age where fitting in means standing out. Unfortunately, Jenna's visibility comes on the heels of an accident that gives her a not-so-fun stigma. And while the stigma of her accident could be the curse of her life, Jenna's determined to make it her life's blessing. Written by Lauren Iungerich

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

19 July 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Awkward  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

"Yummy Yogurt" and "Red Onion" referenced on the show are real restaurants in Palos Verdes. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Middle: The Smell (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Wonder
(uncredited)
Performed by Eternal Summers
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great show
10 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show is amazing and while the writing may be a bit over the top, it addresses real life issues not only teens face, but adults as well with a great message. The lead, Ashley Rickards, brings a realism and unique style to the show that makes us all love Jenna and relate to her struggles.

The supporting actors all work great together. The two male leads balance each other well. Each bring depth to their characters and present Jenna with two very different alternatives (physical vs. intellectual attraction). We all are waiting to see if she recognizes this and if so, how will she deal with it.

The rest of the supporting staff, while over the top at times with their delivery and energy, do bring good humor and balance to the show and story line.

Each show ends with me wanting to know more. MTV has finally gotten it right. I LOVE it.


43 of 47 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Anyone else frustrated? ThePrettyLittleLiar
Am I the only one who wants Matty and Jenna together? ThePrettyLittleLiar
Oh Eva... davionsmom02
Has the actress who plays Tamara gained some weight since last season? kushkandi
I hope Eva doesn't turn out to be Bells12
Who is the spanish guy? who works with Sadie? fateglavez
Discuss Awkward. (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page