Find out what fans and critics are buzzing about when the hit ABC Family original series, “The Secret Life of the American Teenager: The First Season” comes to DVD on Dec. 30 from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment. Winner of the 2008 Teen Choice for “Teen Choice Summer TV Show”, all 11 episodes come together in a three-disc set that also includes a song download of the new hit single “It’s Over” from chart topping artist Jesse McCartney.
The deepest secrets of a group of high school friends are revealed in this award-winning series overflowing with humor, heart and compassion. Parents and teens alike will be captivated by the show’s unexpectedly authentic look at contemporary youth. Created by Brenda Hampton (“7th Heaven”), “The Secret Life of the American Teenager” stars Molly Ringwald (Pretty in Pink), Shailene Woodley (“Crossing Jordan,” “The O.C.””), Francia Raisa (Bring It On: All or Nothing ), Greg Finley (“Cold Case”), Josie Bissett (“Melrose Place”), and John Schneider (“Smallville”).
“The Secret Life of the American Teenager” follows six friends as they learn to define themselves while they navigate the perilous waters of contemporary adolescence. Everyone at t Grant High School has something to hide, like Amy Juergens (Shailene Woodley). Viewed as a “good girl” and a band geek, Amy is pregnant and does not know how to break the news to her parents. Cheerleader Grace Bowman’s (Megan Park) struggle to keep her vow of chastity; Ricky Underwood hides his skeletons in the closet; and even
Amy’s parents conceal the truth behind their shaky marriage. There is always more than meets the eye in this poignant portrait of modern day life in high school.
“The Secret Life of the American Teenager: The Complete First Season” has a suggested retail price of $39.99 (U.S.)
- Behind the Scene with the cast of “The Secret Life of the American Teenager”