Watch Teen Mom: The Next Chapter
- 2 Seasons
Teen Mom: The Next Chapter is a docuseries that follows the lives of teenage mothers from previous installments of the 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom franchises. Premiering in 2022, the show brings together cast members from Teen Mom OG and Teen Mom 2 as they navigate motherhood, relationships, careers, and more.
The teen moms featured on The Next Chapter include Amber Portwood, Catelynn Lowell, Cheyenne Floyd, Ashley Jones, Briana DeJesus, Jade Cline, Leah Messer, and Maci Bookout. Viewers have watched many of these young women grow up on MTV as they became parents at a young age and dealt with issues like addiction, domestic violence, co-parenting conflicts, and mental health struggles. Now in their 20s and 30s, the moms continue to allow MTV cameras into their daily lives.
Each episode of The Next Chapter focuses on one or two of the teen moms. Segments catch up with where they are now in life, show dramatic and emotional moments with family and partners, and highlight their journeys raising their children. There are lighthearted scenes showing the women having fun and bonding, but also intense conversations dealing with traumatic pasts and current obstacles.
A major theme is how the moms balance motherhood with their own dreams and goals. For instance, Leah is working towards buying a new home while also raising her three daughters. Catelynn and her husband Tyler consider expanding their family through adoption. Briana goes on dates and looks for love while being a single mom. Cheyenne tries to blend her family with her ex and new fiancé.
Other storylines involve chronicling Amber's mental health struggles, Jade's plastic surgery transformation, Maci managing her son's behavioral issues, and more. The Next Chapter also features the women reuniting at times, hashing out conflicts, and coming together for important moments like births, weddings, and graduations.
Teen Mom: The Next Chapter provides an unfiltered look at the triumphs and challenges of teenage motherhood. By following these women into their adult years, the show continues to give insight into their resilient and emotional journeys. The teen moms allow viewers into their lives in raw, authentic ways as they write the next chapters of their lives.
Teen Mom: The Next Chapter is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (33 episodes). The series first aired on September 6, 2022.