Nickelodeon orders more 'True Jackson'

May 5, 2009 at 9:41 PM
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SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 5 (UPI) -- Nickelodeon said Tuesday it has ordered a second season of the hit U.S. live-action comedy series "True Jackson, VP."

The 20-episode pick-up was announced by Marjorie Cohn, Nickelodeon's executive vice president of development and original programming.

The series stars Keke Palmer as 15-year-old True Jackson, head of the youth division of a major fashion label.

Cohn lauded Palmer as "an extraordinarily talented actress" who inspires people and is someone to whom people can relate.

"Her star quality, coupled with a dynamic cast and funny, compelling storytelling, has been a winning combination," Cohn said in a statement. "We are thrilled to be bringing this successful series back for a second season."

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