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Ashley Rickards is at that "awkward" age, and apparently it won't be ending anytime soon.

MTV has ordered more episodes of its teen comedy "Awkward."  The cable network has confirmed that the fourth season will have an extra 10 episodes, bringing its overall total to 20.

The show stars Ashley Rickards as high school student Jenna, who strives to leave her wallflower ways behind in order to fit in with the other kids.

MTV premiered "Awkward" in 2011 and has since won a Teen Choice Award, as well as a People's Choice Award.

Ashley talks about the show's third-season finale with Steve Edwards and Lisa Breckenridge on Good Day L.A.

Fun Facts About Ashley Rickards: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) She is an American actress, best known for her role in MTV's Awkward as Jenna Hamilton, and as Samantha "Sam" Walker, a troubled young girl taken in by Brooke Davis who becomes her foster-mother, in The CW teen drama series One Tree Hill. She also stars in the 2011 independent drama film Fly Away as Mandy, a severely autistic girl.             

2) Rickards grew up on a horse farm that catered for children with special needs. She attended a local Montessori school where, at age 13, she had her first taste of acting in an opera production.

3) Rickards graduated from high school at age fifteen and is a member of Mensa. After attending a local talent showcase, organized by Lou Perlman, Rickards traveled to Los Angeles where she eventually gathered a team of representatives.

4) A former competitive equestrian, she helped to launch the Project Futures Somaly Mam Foundation (2011), which works to prevent and end human trafficking and sexual slavery in Southeast Asia.

‘Awkward' airs Tuesday nights at 10:30pm on MTV.

Twitter: @ashleyrickards

 

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