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Season 8
Teen Mom 2 season 8 Amazon cover
Seasonal Information
No. of Episodes: 31
No. of Specials: 21
Originally Aired: July 17, 2017 –
July 30, 2018
Premiere: "And Then They Were Five"
Finale: "On The Mend"
Starring
Cast: Jenelle Eason
Chelsea DeBoer
Kailyn Lowry
Leah Messer
Briana DeJesus
Season Chronology
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The eighth season of Teen Mom 2 began airing on MTV on July 17, 2017 and conluded on July 30, 2018. Before the season began, a special titled The New Mom aired on July 3, 2017, 2 weeks before the season premiere. On October 11, 2017, MTV has extended season 8 to include a "B" season.[1]

On June 22, 2018, the series was renewed for a ninth season.[2]

Production timeline

  • Leah receives a acceptance letter to West Virginia State University on November 22, 2016.[3]
  • The divorce between Kailyn and Javi was finalized on December 5, 2016.
  • Jenelle gives birth to Ensley Eason on January 24, 2017.
  • Chelsea gives birth to Watson DeBoer on January 25, 2017.
  • On March 23, 2017, It was announced that Briana DeJesus will join Teen Mom 2.[4]
  • Kailyn graduates college with a bachelors degree on May 13, 2017.[5]
  • Briana gives birth to Stella DeJesus on July 2, 2017.
  • Kailyn gives birth to Lux Lowry on August 5, 2017.
  • Jenelle and David got married on September 23, 2017.
  • Chelsea and Cole celebrated their second wedding ceremony on October 7, 2017.
  • Filming the 8A reunion took place in the weekend of October 20, 2017.[6]
  • MTV fires David Eason following his homophobic tweets on February 20, 2018.[7]
  • Kailyn and Leah’s Hawaii vacation occurred from March 4–10, 2018.
  • Jenelle’s road rage incident occurred on April 26, 2018.[8]
  • Filming the 8B reunion, Unseen Moments and Ask the Moms specials took place in the weekend of May 18–20, 2018.[9]

Cast

Moms

Co-Stars

Jenelle’s segment:

Chelsea’s segment:

Kailyn’s segment:

Leah’s segment:

Briana’s segment:

Multi segments:

Crew members:

Episodes

No. in series No. in season Image Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
8A
111 1 TM2 8x01 And Then They Were Five July 17, 2017 1.49[10]
TM2’s newest mom, Briana, reunites with an old friend but grapples with an unplanned pregnancy. A sudden move tests Jenelle and David's relationship. Kailyn and Javi finalize their divorce while Leah begins an exciting new chapter.
112 2 TM2 8x02 Down That Route July 24, 2017 1.34[11]
Briana is faced with a heart-wrenching decision. Kailyn’s friend reveals some very personal information. Jenelle and Nathan confront each other in court. Leah tries to reunite Addie with Jeremy. Chelsea brings home new baby, Watson.
113 3 TM2 8x03 Low Key July 31, 2017 1.58[12]
Kailyn finally discusses the big news she's been hiding. Briana starts exploring adoption. Aubree has some trouble adjusting to her baby brother. Addie’s birthday party doesn’t go as planned. Jenelle reconciles with Barb in time for her baby shower.
114 4 TM2 8x04 Surprise! July 31, 2017 0.94[13]
Jeremy shocks Leah with some unexpected news. Javi gets intel on Kailyn’s pregnancy. After their daughter is born, David plans another big surprise for Jenelle. Aubree’s school has a father/daughter dance.
115 5 TM2 8x05 Lips Don't Lie August 7, 2017 1.41[14]
Leah investigates a business opportunity but Ali struggles with her illness. Kailyn faces Javi in court over the PFA. Chelsea hears disturbing news about Adam. Jace meets his baby sister, Ensley, and Jenelle announces her engagement
116 6 TM2 8x06 Unfinished Sentences August 14, 2017 1.33[15]
Leah faces a difficult decision about college. Jenelle and David hit the rocks while setting up their new home. Briana pursues adoption further. Chelsea worries about Aubree at Adam’s parents. Kailyn struggles to get back on track at school.
117 7 TM2 8x07 Motherducker August 21, 2017 1.36[16]
Kailyn is furious when her pregnancy is leaked. Briana's mom confronts Luis about the new baby. Aubree gets overexcited about Chelsea's new pets. Ali makes a heartbreaking confession to Leah. Jace spends his first weekend at Jenelle's new house.
118 8 TM2 8x08 On the Hunt August 28, 2017 1.29[17]
After Barb refuses to let Jace come over, Jenelle tracks her down. Briana gives Luis an ultimatum. Kailyn and Javi are forced to face each other at Lincoln’s soccer practice. Chelsea and Cole catch baby fever. Leah tries to find answers for Ali.
119 9 TM2 8x09 Playing Family Picnic September 4, 2017 1.31[18]
Jenelle has a tumultuous mother's day when she's barred from seeing Jace. Briana is under pressure while preparing for her baby shower. Kailyn is shocked when Javi files for child support. Leah and Ali visit the doctor. Aubree finishes first grade.
120 10 TM2 8x10 Welcome to a Puerto Rican Baby Shower September 11, 2017 1.35[19]
Briana’s baby shower goes downhill when Luis shows up. Jenelle finally gets her day in court to get Jace back. Kailyn struggles with juggling school, the boys and Javi and Jo. Chelsea takes Aubree out for a girls day. Leah tries to get Ali an aide.
121 11 TM2 8x11 Swiping and Griping September 18, 2017 1.30[20]
Jenelle and Barb come to an agreement for custody of Jace. Briana is surprised by unexpected news from Luis. Leah reluctantly re-enters the dating world. Aubree visits Adam for Father's Day. Jo pursues custody of Isaac, angering Kailyn.
122 12 TM2 8x12 Somewhere Else September 20, 2017 1.00[21]
Leah pushes Jeremy to spend more time with Addie. After seeing what Maci is going through, Chelsea reconsiders her visitation agreement with Adam’s parents. Jenelle tries to make her first official weekend with Jace extra special.
123 13 TM2 8x13 Winter in Summer September 25, 2017 1.21[22]
Luis asks Briana a shocking question before she goes into labor. Barb attempts to make peace with Jenelle during Kaiser’s birthday party. Kailyn prepares for her graduation. Chelsea takes her family on a trip to Florida.
124 14 TM2 8x14 Oh, the Places You'll Go October 2, 2017 1.05[23]
Kailyn graduates from college. Stella’s happy homecoming goes downhill after an explosive fight between Briana’s family and Luis. Leah takes another shot at motivational speaking. Jenelle shops for wedding dresses in New York.
125 15 TM2 8x15 Love You, Mean It October 9, 2017 1.23[24]
Briana rushes Stella to the hospital. An unexpected court date threatens Kailyn’s vacation. Leah and Corey notice Gracie may need special attention. Chelsea attempts to modify Aubree’s custody agreement. Jenelle and David move forward with planning.
126 16 TM2 8x16 Emotional Roller Coaster October 16, 2017 1.08[25]
Kailyn's vacation to St. Thomas takes a dramatic turn. Briana learns shocking news about Stella. Jace's 8th birthday leads to more tension between Jenelle and Barb. Leah juggles giving enough attention to both the twins. Aubree starts second grade.
127 17 TM2 8x17 In Sod We Trust October 30, 2017 1.12[26]
Tensions build as Jenelle prepares for her wedding day. Kailyn faces the potential of raising her third baby alone. Briana attempts to involve Devoin more in Nova's life. Chelsea tries on her wedding dress. Leah's daughters go back to school.
128 18 TM2 8x18 The Ties That Bind November 6, 2017 1.09[27]
Jenelle walks down the aisle and Chelsea celebrates her marriage. Leah tries to get Addie ready for her first day of preschool. Kailyn has her baby and Javi comes face to face with what could have been. Briana’s mother and Devoin nearly come to blows
8B
129 19 TM2 8x19 Not to Stir the Pot, But.. May 7, 2018 1.36[28]
Briana reveals surprising news about Javi to Leah, Jenelle risks losing custody of Kaiser, and Adam is arrested again, forcing Chelsea to rethink visitation.
130 20 TM2 8x20 Drama's for Nerds, Pt. 1 May 14, 2018 1.20[29]
All the women travel to Los Angeles to film the reunion and specials, and Leah feels caught in the middle as tensions between Kailyn and Briana run high.
131 21 Drama's for Nerds, Pt. 2: Hallway to Hell May 21, 2018 1.27[30]
Kailyn continues arguing with Briana and Brittany, and Jenelle and David walk away during the reunion taping but later return to face off with Nathan, Doris and Barb.
132 22 The Hangover May 28, 2018 1.19[31]
Jenelle gets a troubling call from Jace and decides to dial 911 on Barbara. Javi visits Briana in Orlando as their relationship heats up. Leah takes the girls trick-or-treating together. Chelsea is off birth control and ready for another baby
133 23 Bitter Baby Mama June 4, 2018 1.32[32]
Kailyn and Javi throw separate birthday parties for Lincoln, Chelsea heads to court with her ex, Leah takes Gracie to therapy, and Nathan's text to Jenelle angers David.
134 24 Unicorn Poop June 11, 2018 1.37[33]
Leah gets a surprising call from Jeremy during the twins’ birthday, Kailyn goes to court with Lux's dad, and Jenelle takes a birthday vacation with all her kids.
135 25 Quicksand June 18, 2018 1.30[34]
Leah contemplates getting back together with Jeremy, Javi drops a bomb on Briana and Kailyn, and Chelsea struggles to have a good relationship with Adam's mom.
136 26 Access Issues June 25, 2018 1.30[35]
Briana feels rushed by Javi, the police visit Jenelle and David's house, Chelsea has big news, Kailyn deals with Isaac's custody, and Leah takes care of unexpected guests.
137 27 Thirsty July 2, 2018 1.28[36]
Briana and Javi make major decisions about their relationship, and Leah grows concerned as Ali's health issues become more obvious at school.
138 28 Forgot About Dre July 9, 2018 1.51[37]
Javi gets jealous when Briana calls on an ex to take care of her after surgery, Leah and Jeremy reconnect, and Aubree and Cole attend a father-daughter dance.
139 29 Trouble In Paradise July 16, 2018 1.21[38]
Javi travels to Miami to see Briana, Kailyn and Leah go to Hawaii, Chelsea and Aubree meet up with Taylor and Adam's daughter Paislee, and Nathan and Barbara discuss Jenelle.
140 30 Road Rage July 23, 2018 1.29[39]
Jenelle confronts an aggressive driver while on the road with Jace, Chelsea and Cole check out the center where Adam will see Aubree, and Leah gets bad news from Ali's school.
141 31 On The Mend July 30, 2018 1.41[40]
Chelsea finds out that Adam violated his visitation agreement, Barbara tries to take Jenelle to court after her road rage encounter, and Kailyn finalizes custody with Jo.

Specials

No. in series No. in season Image Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
48 1 TM2S8S The New Mom The New Mom July 3, 2017 0.87[41]
Meet Teen Mom 2’s new mom, Briana, as she takes us back in time for the heart-wrenching and sometimes funny journey she went through during her teenage years when she was pregnant with her daughter Nova and became a teen mom.
49 2 TM2S8S Being Nathan Being Nathan September 27, 2017 0.44[42]
After multiple arrests and bad break-ups, Nathan moves back in with his mom to pursue a career in bodybuilding, while attempting to date again. But a pending court case with possible jail time puts Nathan's goals in jeopardy.
50 3 TM2S8S Being Vee Being Vee October 4, 2017 0.52[43]
With her family, friends, and work all in New Jersey, Vee struggles to adjust to life in Delaware and plan her wedding back home while weighing a real estate gamble Jo wants to make.
51 4 TM2S8S Most Memorable Meltdowns Most Memorable Meltdowns October 18, 2017 0.46[44]
From screaming toddlers to baby daddy blow outs, we look back at when the TM2 cast couldn’t keep it together and had an epic meltdown.
52 5 TM2S8S Reunion Madness Part 2 Reunion Madness Part 2 October 23, 2017 0.86[45]
Part 2 of a look back at the biggest and most dramatic moments from past Teen Mom 2 reunions.
53 6 TM2S8S Jenelle vs Barb Jenelle vs. Barb October 25, 2017 0.40[46]
A look back the most explosive fights from mother daughter duo, Jenelle and Barb, since 16 and Pregnant.
54 7 TM2S8S Law and Disorder Law and Disorder November 1, 2017 0.48[47]
Take a look back at the Teen Mom 2 moms' various battles with the legal system.
55 8 TM2S8S Dr Drew S8AP1 Season 8 Finale Special - Check Up With Dr. Drew Part 1 November 13, 2017 1.15[48]
In part one of the explosive two-part reunion, Chelsea, Leah, Kailyn, Jenelle, and Briana join Dr. Drew to discuss the highs and lows of this past season.
56 9 TM2S8S Dr Drew S8AP2 Season 8 Finale Special - Check Up With Dr. Drew Part 2 November 20, 2017 1.08[49]
The explosive two-part reunion continues. Chelsea, Leah, Kailyn, Jenelle, and Briana join Dr. Drew to discuss the highs and lows of this past season.
57 10 TM2S8S UM 8A Season 8 Unseen Moments November 20, 2017 0.71[50]
Jenelle, Kailyn, Chelsea, Leah and Briana join Nessa to react to a collection of hilarious and intense never-before-seen clips from "Teen Mom 2.”
58 11 TM2S8S Ex Files Jenelle, The Ex Files December 11, 2017 0.59[51]
It’s the return of the exes as newlywed Jenelle and her former flames unlock the filing cabinet to revisit some of the biggest moments from their tumultuous relationships.
59 12 TM2S8S Chelsea and Cole Chelsea & Cole, A Love Story December 20, 2017 0.54[52]
Take a walk down memory lane with Chelsea, Cole, their family and friends as we get a behind the scenes look at their relationship from the very first moment they saw each other.
60 13 TM2S8S BBTSM Biggest Behind the Scene Moments February 5, 2018 0.76[53]
The loudest moments from “Behind the Scenes”, including unaired footage from this past season and reunion. PLUS, never before aired cute kid moments — including Watson and Lux meeting for the first time.
61 14 TM2S8S Being Javi Being Javi February 13, 2018 0.55[54]
Javi is balancing being a single dad half the time and deciding if he’s ready to start dating again. Not sure if he'll be deployed again, he throws himself into a crossfit competition while trying to build a happy life without Kailyn.
62 15 TM2S8S Being Brittany Being Brittany March 5, 2018 0.50[55]
Brittany is the older sister of Briana from Teen Mom 2. She is outspoken and does what she wants. Now Brittany has to decide between following her dream of moving to Seattle versus staying home to care for her young nieces and sick mom.
63 16 TM2S8S Behind the Screams Reunion: Behind The Screams August 6, 2018 1.22[56]
Everyone is on edge behind the scenes as the women travel to New York to film the Teen Mom 2 Reunion, and Kailyn and Briana come face to face following their unresolved feud.
64 17 TM2S8S Reunion P1 Reunion: Part 1 August 13, 2018 1.24[57]
Dr. Drew and Nessa discuss this season’s biggest moments with the cast, including Kailyn and Briana’s explosive fight and DeVoin’s shortcomings as a co-parent.
65 18 TM2S8S Reunion P2 Reunion: Part 2 August 27, 2018 1.04[58]
Dr. Drew and Nessa chat with the cast about this season's biggest moments, including Javi's role in the drama between Briana and Kailyn and Jenelle's road rage incident.
66 19 TM2S8S 8BUM Season 8 Unseen Moments September 3, 2018 0.73[59]
Following Kailyn and Briana's reunion blowout, Dr. Drew catches up with Barbara and Kail to watch never-before-seen moments from this season.
67 20 TM2S8S KBBU Kailyn’s Biggest Blow-Ups September 5, 2018 0.38[60]
Kailyn gets candid as she sits down with Nessa to look back at intense moments through the years, including fights with her mom, Jo and Javi.
68 21 TM2S8S SR Secrets Revealed September 12, 2018 0.59[61]
Nessa hosts as Briana, Chelsea, Jenelle, Kailyn and Leah reveal secrets and lies, share never-before-seen footage and clear up crazy rumors about their personal lives.

Trivia

References

  1. EXCLUSIVE! More ‘Teen Mom 2’ Coming Our Way: MTV to Extend Season 8 to Include “B” Season
  2. EXCLUSIVE! ‘Teen Mom 2′ Officially Renewed For Season 9: Get All The Behind-the-Scenes Details & Find Out the Girls’ Demands!
  3. 'Teen Mom 2' Star Leah Messer Gets Accepted Into College
  4. New ‘Teen Mom 2’ Costar! Wild Briana DeJesus To Join Cast, Sources Say
  5. ‘Teen Mom 2’ Star Kail Lowry Graduates College with Bachelor Degree
  6. EXCLUSIVE! Huge Fight Erupts Backstage at ‘Teen Mom 2’ Reunion & Temporarily Shuts Down Production
  7. MTV fires David Eason
  8. Jenelle Evans Pulls Gun on Driver in Shocking Road Rage Incident
  9. Kailyn Lowry and Briana DeJesus Got Into a Physical Fight at the ‘Teen Mom 2’ Reunion: Details
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