MTV to Launch 16 and Pregnant Docuseries


MTV has reimagined 16 and Pregnant as a new six-part docuseries that will bow on the network next month.

The new iteration of 16 and Pregnant will follow the unexpected pregnancy journeys from multiple perspectives. In addition to following the young mother, it will feature intimate video confessionals from members of each family, further exploring the lives of those impacted by the experience. The season premieres on Tuesday, October 6 at 9 p.m. on MTV.

16 and Pregnant is executive produced for MTV by Morgan J. Freeman and Dia Sokol Savage of Anxious Eleven and Larry Musnik. Benjamin Hurvitz, Jessica Zalkind and Nadim Amiry are executive producers for MTV.

Nina L. Diaz, president and chief creative content officer at ViacomCBS Entertainment & Youth Group, said: “More than a decade after 16 and Pregnant played a significant role in bringing the teen pregnancy rate down to record lows, we are sharing the stories of a new generation of young parents and underscoring the impact of an unplanned pregnancy on families—beyond the moms and dads-to-be—by showing authentic and intimate moments with siblings and grandparents-to-be addressing the life change.”