AwesomenessTV (TV series)

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AwesomenessTV
AwesomenessTV Logo.png
GenreSketch comedy reality
Created byBrian Robbins
Presented byDaniella Monet
Starring
Opening theme"Get Set Go" by Seaside
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes40
Production
Executive producer(s)
Running time30 minutes
Production company(s)
DistributorParamount Television
Release
Original networkNickelodeon
Original releaseJuly 1, 2013 (2013-07-01) –
March 7, 2015 (2015-03-07)
External links
Website

AwesomenessTV is an American sketch-comedy reality series based on the YouTube channel of the same name and is created by Brian Robbins. Both seasons contain 20 episodes.

On May 1, 2014, Nickelodeon announced that the series had been renewed for a second season which premiered on May 5, 2014.[1] It was not renewed for a third season due to the end of DreamWorks Animation's television deal with Nickelodeon through Viacom, who bought AwesomenessTV in 2018.

Plot[edit]

In the first season, the series was hosted by Daniella Monet as she presented sketches, music videos, and hidden camera antics. Young celebrities guest co-hosted episodes in the second season.

Recurring sketches[edit]

  • As the Locker Turns – A soap opera parody detailing various occurrences at a school.
  • Bad Lifeguard on Duty – Cody (portrayed by Teala Dunn) and Harper (played by Lauren Elizabeth) are two lifeguards who don't take their job seriously.
  • Bad Troop Leader – A troop leader (portrayed by Taryn Southern) does a terrible job when leading her scout troop.
  • Best Excuses – Teala Dunn portrays different girls who show viewers different excuses for everything.
  • Cave Girl's Guide To Beauty – A prehistoric teenage cavewoman (portrayed by Lainey Lipson) hosts a vlog where she shows people her prehistoric beauty tips as the self-proclaimed "prehistoric beauty guru."
  • Gillian's Island – Gillian (portrayed by Amber Montana) is a girl who is a castaway on an island after her little brother farted and she fell off her parents' boat. With the help of her coconut friend Becky, who is also the producer of her show, Gillian shows people different things to do on the island while awaiting to be rescued.
  • Gnarly Mann – Gnarly Mann (portrayed by Noland Ammon) is a radical and bodacious surfer-speaking boy who helps people with their romance problems.
  • Hi-Tech History – Professor Hopkins Bittridge (portrayed by Kian Lawley) narrates about historic events while mentioning what would happen if there was advanced technology in the past.
  • JennXPenn's 10 Ten – JennXPenn (the user name of Jenn McAllister) gives the views the top 10 guide for various topics.
  • Kid History – A young narrator (portrayed by Zac Pullman) tells people about historic events in kid history like the first pillow fight and the first homework excuse.
  • MadMoni - Different videos involving Madeline Whitby and Monica Sherer doing things like music video parodies.
  • Mega Taco – Timbo (portrayed by Kamil McFadden) and Lala (played by Lia Marie Johnson) work at the Mega Taco food truck and try to make the orders there "mega."
  • Molly is Totally Judging You – Molly Sanders (portrayed by Teala Dunn) is a teenage judge who presides over the campus dramas at Franklin High School where she is assisted by her teenage bailiff Bailey (portrayed by Lainey Lipson). Molly would go over different teenage cases where a teenager would sue another teenager for bad things that they did to them.
  • Pet Therapist – A pet therapist (portrayed by Lia Marie Johnson) goes over therapy sessions with a pet and their owner where the therapist would often speak the mind of the owner's pet.
  • Sarah's Slumber Party – Sarah (portrayed by Lauren Elizabeth) hosts a slumber party with her best friend Elizabeth (portrayed by Meghan Rienks). Their third member is Chloe (portrayed by Arden Rose) who Sarah reluctantly invites due to her mom being friends with Chloe's mom.
  • Sierra's Guide to Acting Glamorously – Sierra (portrayed by Paulina Cerrilla) shows people how to act glamorously with the help of her butler Edmund (portrayed by Corey Johnson).
  • Signs You're Addicted to... – Teala Dunn plays a different character who is addicted to a variety of social network services like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and others.
  • Super Fan Brit Stickley – Brit Stickley (portrayed by Tiffany Espensen) is a super fan who would infiltrate different places where different celebrities are at and collects different things from them to put in her scrapbook. She is often accompanied by her offscreen little brother Petey as her cameraman where Brit would often argue with him.
  • Super Science with Melvin – A self-proclaimed super scientist named Melvin (portrayed by Noland Ammon) tries to make new inventions which backfires on him.
  • Swag Master J – Swag Master J (portrayed by Kamil McFadden) is a nerd who can "swaggify" anything.
  • Terry the Tomboy – A tomboy named Terry (portrayed by Lia Marie Johnson) teaches the viewers of her vlog her guide to various stuff. She sometimes drags her friend Duncanty (portrayed by Noland Ammon) into her different vlogs. This sketch has a TV film of the same name.
  • The Breakup Queen – A girl (portrayed by Sydney Park) breaks up with various people.
  • The Love Doctor – Lindsay (portrayed by Lia Marie Johnson) runs an online show under the alias of "The Love Doctor" where she gives love advice to people who write to her.
  • The Totally Completely Absolutely Unhelpful Verbose Customer Service Girl – Mia Anders (portrayed by Audrey Whitby) is a talkative customer service Girl who won't stop derailing the conversation whenever someone calls her up for customer service
  • The Worst DIY'er – Cybil (portrayed by Audrey Whitby) teaches people how to handle do-it-yourself projects which doesn't go well for her.
  • Us and Jan – A series of music videos where Audrey (portrayed by Audrey Whitby) would do some activity and would be annoyed by her friend Jan (played by Allisyn Ashley Arm) who would try to get involved in the activity with disastrous results.
  • Violet's Vampire Vlog – A vampire named Violet (portrayed by Catherine Valdes) does a vlog that details what vampires should be like when encountering people at night.
  • World's Worst Babysitter – A laid back babysitter named Lia (portrayed by Lia Marie Johnson) shows viewers what not to do when babysitting as she demonstrates on her client Sammie (portrayed by her younger sister Sammie Johnson).
  • Worst Teacher Ever – A teacher (portrayed by Brittani Louise Taylor) tells inaccurate information to her class.
  • Yo My Boyfriend Ugly – Angelica Fratelli (portrayed by Teala Dunn) does makeovers to various characters to make them look good.
  • Zay Zay and Jojo Sketches – Various sketches depict Zay Zay and Jo Jo in different activities.
    • Like a Boss – Zay Zay and Jo Jo show viewers how to do different things like a boss.
    • Random Thoughts by Jo Jo – Jo Jo tells people his random thoughts.
    • The Most Interesting Kid in the World – A parody of The Most Interesting Man in the World where Zay Zay has interesting talents like teaching his teachers, ghosts believing in him, making bullies pee their pants, and not being found during a game of hide and seek.
    • Would You Rather – Zay Zay and Jo Jo ask each other "Would You Rather" questions.

Cast[edit]

  • Daniella Monet – Host (season 1 and part of 2)
  • Noland Ammon – Various
  • Allisyn Ashley Arm – Various
  • Joey Bragg – Various
  • Paulina Cerrilla – Various
  • Ricky Dillon – Various
  • Teala Dunn – Various
  • Gracie Dzienny – Various
  • Lauren Elizabeth – Various
  • Tiffany Espensen – Various
  • Sophie Everhart – Various
  • Connor Franta – Various
  • Isaiah "Zay Zay" Fredericks – Himself
  • Jo Jo Fredericks – Himself
  • John Gasienica – Various
  • Damien Haas – Various
  • Corey Johnson – Various
  • Lia Marie Johnson – Various
  • Sammie Johnson – Various
  • Kian Lawley – Various
  • Lainey Lipson – Various
  • Austin Mahone – Various
  • Jenn McAllister – Various
  • Kamil McFadden – Various
  • Amber Montana – Various
  • Trevor Moran – Various
  • Sydney Park – Various
  • Zac Pullman – Various
  • Meghan Rienks – Various
  • Arden Rose – Various
  • Monica Sherer - Various
  • Bridget Shergalis – Various
  • Taryn Southern – Various
  • Brittani Louise Taylor – Various
  • Shayne Topp – Various
  • Catherine Valdes – Various
  • Audrey Whitby – Various
  • Madeline Whitby - Various
  • Jenna Willis – Various

Production[edit]

The show is based on the YouTube channel and multi-channel network of the same name, featuring original content and existing content already on the channel.[2] On August 27, 2013, Nickelodeon picked up 7 more episodes to add to Season 1, bringing the freshman season up to 20 episodes.[3]

Episodes[edit]

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Air date
Season premiere Season finale
1 20 July 1, 2013 December 16, 2013
2 20 May 5, 2014 March 7, 2015

Season 1 (2013)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
US viewers
(millions)
11"Terry The Tomboy: Summer Style Guide"TBATBAJuly 1, 2013 (2013-07-01)101N/A
22"Walking Fred"TBATBAJuly 8, 2013 (2013-07-08)102N/A
33"Swag Master J: Swagify for School"TBATBAJuly 15, 2013 (2013-07-15)TBAN/A
44"Random Thoughts by JoJo"TBATBAJuly 22, 2013 (2013-07-22)TBAN/A
55"Worst Babysitter Ever: Relax"TBATBAJuly 29, 2013 (2013-07-29)TBAN/A
66"5 Signs You're Addicted to Instagram"TBATBAAugust 5, 2013 (2013-08-05)TBAN/A
77"The Worst DIYer: Zen Candle"TBATBAAugust 26, 2013 (2013-08-26)TBAN/A
88"Gnarly Mann"TBATBASeptember 2, 2013 (2013-09-02)TBAN/A
99"Pet Therapist: Hare Trouble"TBATBASeptember 9, 2013 (2013-09-09)TBAN/A
1010"Terry the Tomboy: Back to School Guide"TBATBASeptember 16, 2013 (2013-09-16)TBAN/A
1111"Txting 4 Rents"TBATBASeptember 23, 2013 (2013-09-23)TBAN/A
1212"Kid History: Pillow Fight"TBATBASeptember 30, 2013 (2013-09-30)TBAN/A
1313"Box Prank"TBATBAOctober 7, 2013 (2013-10-07)TBAN/A
1414"The 5 Most Annoying Siblings"TBATBAOctober 21, 2013 (2013-10-21)TBAN/A
1515"Zay Zay and Jo Jo's Halloween Tips"TBATBAOctober 28, 2013 (2013-10-28)TBAN/A
1616"Worst Teacher Ever: Dodgeball"TBATBANovember 4, 2013 (2013-11-04)TBAN/A
1717"Us & Jan"TBATBANovember 18, 2013 (2013-11-18)TBAN/A
1818"Big Brother Problems"TBATBADecember 2, 2013 (2013-12-02)TBAN/A
1919"Hi-Tech History: Paul Revere"TBATBADecember 9, 2013 (2013-12-09)TBAN/A
2020"Swag Master J: Swagify for Christmas"TBATBADecember 16, 2013 (2013-12-16)TBAN/A

Season 2 (2014–2015)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
US viewers
(millions)
211"Teen Challenge"TBATBAMay 5, 2014 (2014-05-05)TBA1.6[4]
Kira Kosarin and Jack Griffo guest host this episode.
222"Tangent Girl: The Machine"TBATBAMay 12, 2014 (2014-05-12)TBA1.2
Smosh guest hosts this episode.
233"Top 5 Ways To Defeat A Bully"TBATBAMay 19, 2014 (2014-05-19)TBA1.5
Cimorelli guest hosts this episode.
244"Us & Jan: Cheer"TBATBAJune 2, 2014 (2014-06-02)TBA1.5
Grace Helbig guest hosts this episode.
255"10 Ways To Reject A Guy"TBATBAJune 9, 2014 (2014-06-09)TBA1.4
Emblem3 guest hosts this episode.
266"Terry the Tomboy: Hairbrush For Hair"TBATBAJune 16, 2014 (2014-06-16)TBA1.6
Lia Marie Johnson as Terry the Tomboy guest hosts this episode.
277"High Tech History: Shakespeare"TBATBAJune 28, 2014 (2014-06-28)TBA0.7[5]
Fifth Harmony guest hosts this episode.
288"The Love Doctor #2"TBATBAJuly 12, 2014 (2014-07-12)TBA1.5[6]
5 Seconds of Summer guest hosts this episode.
299"Noisy Rosie: Brad Pitt"TBATBAJuly 26, 2014 (2014-07-26)TBA1.0
The Vamps guest host this episode.
3010"Pro Wrestling Family"TBATBAAugust 2, 2014 (2014-08-02)TBA1.5
3111"Terry the Tomboy: What's in My Beach Bag?"TBATBAAugust 16, 2014 (2014-08-16)TBAN/A
Rixton guest host this episode.
3212"Top 5 Worst Teachers"TBATBASeptember 13, 2014 (2014-09-13)TBAN/A
Nathan Kress guest hosts this episode.
3313"Homework Like a Boss"TBATBASeptember 20, 2014 (2014-09-20)TBAN/A
Sydney Park guest hosts this episode.
3414"Worst Babysitter Ever: Lemonade Stand"TBATBASeptember 27, 2014 (2014-09-27)TBAN/A
Amber Montana and Curtis Harris guest host this episode.
3515"Kanye: What's In My Murse?"TBATBAOctober 4, 2014 (2014-10-04)TBAN/A
Cameron Dallas and Nash Grier guest host this episode.
3616"Gillian's Island: Cooking Show"TBATBANovember 1, 2014 (2014-11-01)TBAN/A
MKTO guest hosts this episode.
3717"The Thank You Mask"TBATBANovember 29, 2014 (2014-11-29)TBAN/A
Benjamin Flores, Jr. and Breanna Yde guest host this episode.
3818"Terry the Tomboy: Guide to Winter Fashion"TBATBAFebruary 7, 2015 (2015-02-07)TBA1.14[7]
3919"Gillian's Island"TBATBAFebruary 28, 2015 (2015-02-28)TBAN/A
Shawn Mendes guest hosts this episode.
4020"Ultimate Sports Fan"TBATBAMarch 7, 2015 (2015-03-07)TBA1.25[8]
Jenn McAllister guest hosts this episode.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nickelodeon's AwesomenessTV Is Back For Another Season!". Fanlala.com. May 1, 2014. Archived from the original on December 22, 2015. Retrieved December 21, 2015.
  2. ^ "Nickelodeon to Premiere AWESOMENESS TV, 7/1". Broadway World. June 25, 2013. Retrieved December 21, 2015.
  3. ^ Nededog, Jethro (August 27, 2013). "Nickelodeon Orders 7 More Episodes of 'AwesomenessTV' (Exclusive)". TheWrap. Retrieved December 21, 2015.
  4. ^ "Ratings - Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice," "Dancing" Top Demos, Viewers". The Futon Critic. May 6, 2014.
  5. ^ "Ratings - Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Dateline," NASCAR Top the Charts". The Futon Critic. July 7, 2014.
  6. ^ "Ratings - Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Dateline NBC" Keeps Win Streak Alive". The Futon Critic. July 15, 2014.
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  8. ^ Pucci, Douglas (March 10, 2015). "Saturday Final Nationals: Respectable Premiere of 'Premier Boxing Champions' on NBC". TV Media Insights. Cross MediaWorks. Archived from the original on March 13, 2015. Retrieved March 11, 2015.

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