’16 & Pregnant’ is returning to MTV for it’s sixth season! Although a date for the season premiere has yet to be solidified, fans can expect a rebirth of the hit series since it’s format is completely changing. Click to find out what similarities and differences you can expect from season 6 of ’16 & pregnant.’
16 & Pregnant is returning for an all-new season 6 confirmed MTV on Jan. 12. While fans can expect to follow the ups and downs of four new young expectant moms, they also will be excited to know that MTV is revamping the format of the hit series in it’s new season! So how is season 6 of 16 & Pregnant going to be different than it’s previous seasons? We have all the details!
16 & Pregnant Returning For An All-New Season 6
On Jan. 12 MTV announced that 16 & Pregnant will take a page out of the network’s highly popular sister series, Teen Mom.
“We decided to try something new. 16 and Pregnant was stand alone episodes [in the past] and we are going to use the Teen Mom format for 16 and Pregnant this season,” said MTV’s Susanne Daniels according to TheTVPage.com.
’16 & Pregnant’ Prevented 20,000 Teen Pregnancies: New Study
Specifically, 16 & Pregnant will no longer feature hour-long specials following one 16 year-old, but instead the show will tell the story of it’s four main characters within one episode.
One aspect of both shows that will hopefully remain the same is the powerful message of pregnancy prevention — one that resonates with teen girls around the world.
As HollywoodLife.com previously reported on Jan. 14, 2014, a study showed that the franchise is linked to preventing about 20,000 teen pregnancies since girls gained a new platform to talk about birth control. Wow — that’s truly amazing!
HollywoodLifers, are you excited for the return of 16 & Pregnant? Do you think this new format will be better or worse for the show! Tell us how you feel about this change?!
— Jordyn Shaffer