MTV has greenlit two pilots to series and renewed two veteran reality series, the network said Friday.
MTV has given 10-episode orders for Girl Code Live, a weekly half-hour late night talk show hosted by Girl Code stars Nessa, Carly and Awkwafina, and Greatest Party Story Ever, a half-hour weekly series that will showcase peoples’ most outrageous epic tales with a comedic tone, according to network officials.
In addition, the network has renewed matchmaking series Are You The One? (pictured) for a third season as well as competition series The Challenge for a 27th season, said MTV.
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