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"The Secret Life of the American Teenager" Premieres Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008 on Citytv

    Winner of 2008 Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer TV Show

    TORONTO, Aug. 28 /CNW/ - Tune in to the heartfelt drama that focuses on
the relationships between families and friends and how they deal with an
unexpected teen pregnancy. "The Secret Life of the American Teenager"
premieres Wednesday, September 3rd on Citytv.Broadcast schedule is as follows:
    Citytv Toronto           Wednesday, September 3rd at 8pm ET
    Citytv Winnipeg          Wednesday, September 3rd at 8pm CT
    Citytv Calgary           Wednesday, September 3rd at 9pm MT
    Citytv Edmonton          Wednesday, September 3rd at 9pm MT
    Citytv Vancouver         Wednesday, September 3rd at 8pm PTWholesome 15 year-old Amy Juergens' world is turned upside down when she
finds out that she's pregnant following a brief indiscretion with a fellow
classmate and musician while at 'band camp'. Not sure where to turn Amy
confides in her best friends Lauren and Madison but her lips remain sealed
when it comes to the father's identity. Before Amy has a chance to break the
news to her family that their "good girl" is not so good, Ben, an admirer from
school, asks her out and proves to be a good distraction from her current
situation. It is only a matter of time before people find out about her
secret. Amy is forced to balance her family, friends, new relationships and
being pregnant all the while trying to maintain her own sanity.
    "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" set records in all key targets
and debuted as the highest rated original series telecast in ABC Family's
history with audience numbers increasing each week. The series boasts an
incredible cast of characters played by Shailene Woodley ("The O.C.") as Amy,
Molly Ringwald ("The Breakfast Club") as Anne, Mark Derwin ("The Bonnie Hunt
Show") as George, India Eisley as Ashley, Kenny Baumann ("Eli Stone") as Ben,
Daren Kagasoff as Ricky, Francia Raisa ("Cutting Edge 3") as Adrian, Megan
Park ("Life with Derek") as Grace, Greg Finley ("Cold Case") as Jack and
JorgeLuis Pallo ("Navy NCIS") as Mark. Guest starring are John Schneider
("Smallville") as Marshall, Josie Bissett ("Melrose Place") as Kathleen, Ernie
Hudson ("Ghostbusters") and Steve Schirripa as Leo ("The Sopranos").
    Created and executive-produced by Brenda Hampton, the series is produced
by ABC Family in association with Brendavision.
    What ever happened to just being a kid? Watch "The Secret Life of the
American Teenager" when it premieres Wednesday, September 3rd on Citytv.

    Citytv, with stations in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and
Winnipeg, broadcasts intensely-local, urban-oriented, culturally-diverse
television in its own unique, interactive style. With its strong local voice,
Citytv offers a distinct alternative to other conventional television
offerings. Its instantly recognizable 'look' and 'sound' are the product of
refreshingly different on-air personalities, unique program formats and high
television style. Citytv is part of Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers
Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI and NYSE: RCI) which is a diversified Canadian
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