'Awkward': Watch the trailer for MTV's new scripted comedy series -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

MTV is dipping into the scripted series waters again, and EW has an exclusive look at the trailer for the network’s comedy series, Awkward, which premieres on July 19 at 11 p.m. after Teen Mom. Created by Lauren Iungerich, Awkward is about teenager Jenna Hamilton (One Tree Hill‘s Ashley Rickards) who becomes a school celebrity after people mistakenly think she attempted suicide. “It’s got a really unique and completely contemporary point of view about growing up female in today’s day and age,” says MTV’s Head of Programming David Janollari. “The show really embodies our internal mantra of ‘Our lives amplified.’ In this case, it’s a teenage girl who goes from, as she describes herself, ‘almost invisible’ to completely visible and famous in her school because of this misunderstanding of epic proportions.”

Watch the trailer, which features some potentially NSFW language, below…

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  • Captain

    Looks promising. I loved Ashley as Sam on One Tree Hill.

    • Veronica Mars

      EW loves kiddie shows.

      • aaliyah

        cool and crazy

    • BettyWu

      Where to find the videos after the 7th? I’ve been expected it for along time!! I love this show!

      • aaliyah

        I love your show . i love jenne

  • adam

    this show is going to rock!

  • Lewin Barringer

    This looks AWESOME!!!!

  • Josh

    I’ve actually seen the pilot for this and it’s really good

    • mee

      where did you see the pilot?

  • Harlow

    Wow, I’m shocked that MTV might actually have something good to show.

    • Lilian

      Hah, my reaction exactly!
      This show actually look witty and good – which one wouldn’t expect yo find on MTV, the channel with The Hills, Jersey Shore(?) and other crap (sorry, for the ones who like what I’ve defined as “crap”).

  • Emily

    Wow, I can’t believe MTV are making a show that actually looks good. Will definitely be watching this, Ashley was great in One Tree Hill.

    • Bert

      apparently you haven’t been watching teen wolf. seriously…

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  • lefty

    They’re right, it does look good. I’m definitely tuning in.

  • Lexi Luther

    It actually looks surprisingly genuine and sweet for an mtv show

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  • fefe23

    It surpisngly looks good. I’m going to watch it

  • OldLady37

    I am way too old to watch this show but I am SO going to watch this show. MTV has stumbled upon something good here.

    • Meg

      I was thinking the same thing. I am definitely to old to find this entertaining and yet I will probably watch it anyway.

      • Adriana Valenzuela

        who you thing jenna should go out with matty or jack

    • ElizabethK

      I’ve seen the pilot and you are NOT too old to watch it! I’m 37 too and CAN NOT WAIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Looks so good!!

  • Mal

    That actually looks good! I might watch MTV for the first time in about 10 years! Crazy.

    • Sara

      mooshark77 on November 16, 2008 well i only just steatrd hearing about the show when it was on ace of cakes and i was like omfg i hafta see it being a huge broadway fan and all that sux i missed it on tour that’s happened to me a lot lately

  • Madison

    Wow. I’m impressed. I might just have to tune in and watch this show because it actually looks pretty good.

  • lisa

    Will be watching….looks like a winner!

  • Jody Reed

    This looks AWESOME!! I can’t wait for it to air. I haven’t watched MTV in a long time. Nice to see them trying something new…quality programming! Excellent! Looks like a HIT!

  • Ryan

    wow – cool show, interested to check this one out.

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