In a positive signal that the as soon as wildly-popular franchise is now combating for its life, one other Teen Mother sequence has bitten the mud at MTV.
The Ashley’s Actuality Roundup is reporting immediately that Teen Mother: Younger & Pregnant has been canceled after three seasons of declining rankings.
The present featured Kayla Sessler, Brianna Jaramillo, Kiaya Elliott, Madisen Beith and Rachel Beaver in its third and closing season.
It additionally launched the careers of Jade Cline and Ashley Jones, each of whom later starred on Teen Mother: The Subsequent Chapter.
Rumors concerning the doable cancelation of Younger & Pregnant have been circulating for a number of months — and for good cause.
It was a shock when the present was renewed for a 3rd season, and the Season 3B premiere pulled in simply 160,000 viewers.
So this week’s information most likely didn’t come as a lot of a shock to the forged — however that doesn’t imply they’re dealing with the information nicely.
“Calls went out today to the cast and let them know it’s done,” a manufacturing supply tells the Ashley.
“The crew has also been informed that there will be no Season 4. All of the big exec producers were on the calls, and each girl and each of the grandmas were spoken to.”
The insider added that the information was not sudden — nevertheless it nonetheless got here as fairly a blow for a few of the women.
“Everyone expected to hear that the show had been canceled, so it wasn’t exactly a surprise, but it’s going to be tough on some of the cast members without that [MTV] money,” the supply unhappy.
“It’s a sad day.”
The forged reportedly discovered concerning the information through cellphone calls they obtained on Tuesday.
It appears producers consoled the newly-fired forged members by mentioning that they could someday be introduced again into the Teen Mother fold.
“The [executive producers] told the girls on Tuesday that there’s always a chance they could revive the show, or bring them back for something else,” mentioned The Ashley’s supply.
Whereas that’s clearly a chance, it appears extra doubtless that the forged’s time at MTV has come to a everlasting finish.
In spite of everything, as of late, there are solely two exhibits nonetheless standing amid the ashes of the once-flourishing Teen Mother empire …
… And so they’re having issues of their very own.
Rankings are manner down for Teen Mother: The Subsequent Chapter and Teen Mother: Household Reunion — though each present are nonetheless doing a lot, a lot better than Younger & Pregnant was in its closing season.
Each sequence have been assembled from the casts of beforehand canceled Teen Mother exhibits, so that they’re already working with fairly stacked rosters.
However possibly they may squeeze in yet another mother.
Hey — possibly MTV ought to make a brand new present wherein the Younger & Pregnant stars compete, Survivor-style for a single spot on Subsequent Chapter!
Now, that’s how you retain a franchise contemporary!