Domestic Violence Prominent in Teen Pregnancy Shows

MTV seems to have discovered the formula for success for its shows about young mothers, and it doesn’t involve gentle lullabies. Following hit seasons of “16 and Pregnant” and “Teen Mom 2” that featured the foul-mouthed, pot-smoking Jenelle Evans, the newly unveiled two-minute trailer for the next season of “16 and Pregnant” features incidents of […]

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TV Shows, Sarah Palin Influence 2010’s Hottest Baby Names

Baby Center has released its list of top 100 baby names and reports trendy TV character names are gaining in popularity. Names from ‘Glee,’ ‘Mad Men’ and even ‘16 and Pregnant‘ are inching their way up the list. Quinn – a teen mom herself on Fox’s hit glee club show – jumped in popularity 60 […]

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Family Featured on ’16 and Pregnant’ Angry with MTV

This week’s episode of MTV’s ‘16 and Pregnant‘ showed the family of a father-to-be in a particularly harsh light – at least according to the family, who is threatening to sue the network for defamation, TMZ reports. Kathleen Green, who was made a great-grandmother by the birth of Destiny to her grandson Isiah, claims the […]

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‘Teen Mom 2’ Debuts in January with New Cast

Ready for more ‘Teen’ mama drama? After the surprise success of its hit ‘Teen Mom,’ MTV is spawning a second series chronicling the real life struggles of babies raising babies. Executive producer Morgan J. Freeman confirmed the news to USA Today. “‘Teen Mom 2’ is shooting right now,” he revealed. The new edition featuring an […]

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‘Teen Mom 2’?! Has MTV Gone Spin-Off Crazy?

MTV must believe that ‘Teen Mom‘ is forever pregnant with possibilities. Sources tell The New York Post the network has already cast a new yet-to-be-titled spin-off series, and has even begun shooting on location. The popular teen pregnancy docu-drama has proven a bonafide ratings bonanza for MTV, with 6 million viewers tuning in to last […]

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No Pregnant Pauses for TV Writers

Forget cougars, knocked-up teens are what’s hot with TV writers right now, as this subgenre enters its third trimester of oversaturation. With ABC Family’s ‘The Secret Life of the American Teenager‘ already an established hit in its recently started second season, MTV on Wednesday announced that reality series ‘16 and Pregnant‘ will be around for […]

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