"True Jackson, VP" Season 2 is a Nickelodeon original comedy series that stars Keke Palmer ("Akeelah and the Bee," "The Longshots") in her television series debut as teenager-turned-fashion executive True Jackson. The series centers on Jackson who is tapped to head the youth division of Mad Style, a major fashion label. True soon learns that navigating the grown-up corporate world has the same highs and lows as high school, complete with cliques, mean girls and crushes—but with cool perks like designing for international icons and casting super cute models. An accomplished singer, Palmer also co-wrote and sings the pop-rock series theme song. Award-winning, broadcast comedy veteran Andy Gordon ("NewsRadio," "Just Shoot Me!," "Mad About You") is Creator and Executive Producer of the series.

The premiere episode introduces True Jackson as a no-nonsense teenager selling sandwiches outside the offices of a major fashion label. When the eccentric head of the company Max, played by Greg Proops ("Whose Line is it Anyway?"), is approached by her, he notices True's young yet marketable fashion sense and offers her a job on-the-spot as Vice President in charge of his youth apparel line. She accepts the position, but is soon forced to navigate the office politics: skepticism and negativity from her older (and bitter) executive assistant and open resentment from her more experienced colleague Amanda, played by Danielle Bisutti ("The O.C.," "Without a Trace"). But with the help of her high school friends, Lulu and Ryan, played by newcomers Ashley Argota and Matt Shively, respectively, True quickly acclimates to the corporate culture and deals with it as if it was just another day in high school.

The first season of "True Jackson, VP" follows True as she navigates work life, social life and love life adventures around the Mad Style offices— and includes cameos by pro skateboarder Ryan Sheckler and Weeds actress Julie Bowen. Kid audiences can live vicariously through True as she navigates her very first job, battles real-world obstacles like competitive co-workers and corporate politics and builds new friendships, romantic interests and her niche as a fashion maven. Upcoming episodes feature True playing matchmaker, mistakenly lending out a one-of-a-kind prototype dress, babysitting high-maintenance models, designing clothes and being faced with firing her best friend Lulu.

Award-winning comedy veteran Andy Gordon has written and produced such shows as "Back to You" (CBS), "Just Shoot Me!" (NBC), "NewsRadio" (NBC), "Get a Life" (Fox), "The Jeff Foxworthy Show" (ABC), "Dream On" (HBO) and "Mad About You" (NBC), for which he received a Golden Globe and a Peabody Award. With former writing partner Eileen Conn, he co-created the NBC comedy "DAG," starring David Alan Grier, and co-wrote the play "Arrivals & Departures," which premiered at the Aspen Comedy Festival. Gordon has also done punch-up on dozens of movies, including "Curious George," "Ant Bully," "Alvin and the Chipmunks," "Walter the Farting Dog," "Space Chimps," and "Meet Dave."


Network: Nickelodeon
Genre: Comedy
Runtime: 30 mins.
Premiere Date: November 8, 2008
Seasons: 2
Production Company: Gordon 3000 Industries

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