|Teen Mom OG|
|Created by:||Lauren Dolgen|
Farrah Abraham (Seasons 1–7A)
Bristol Palin (Season 7B)
|Country of origin:||United States|
|No. of seasons:||8|
|No. of episodes:||125|
|No. of specials:||73|
|Executive producer(s):||Morgan J. Freeman|
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|Original release:||December 8, 2009 – |
|Preceded by:||16 and Pregnant|
|Followed by:||Teen Mom 2|
Teen Mom is a reality television series which aired from December 8, 2009 until August 28, 2012 on MTV. It follows the lives of four girls from the first season of 16 and Pregnant as they navigate their first years of motherhood. The series also focuses on the themes of their changing relationships between family, friends, and boys, while highlighting the struggles teenage mothers have to go through to raise their children.
The series aired a total of four seasons. The pilot episode was the network's highest-rated premiere in over a year, with 2.1 million total viewers; the record was surpassed by the controversial series Skins, which had 3.26 million viewers. The first season finale brought in 3.6 million viewers. The second season finale pulled in over 5.6 million viewers, at which time a spin-off Teen Mom 2 was announced for January 11, 2011. The third season premiered on July 5, 2011, and the final season premiered on June 12, 2012.
As of June 24, 2019, the show has aired 125 episodes and 73 specials.
Main article: Teen Mom/Episodes