Teen Mom 2 is an American reality television show that premiered January 11, 2011 on MTV. It follows the lives of four girls from the second season of 16 and Pregnant as they navigate their first year of motherhood. It also focuses on themes of changing relationships between the girls and their family and friends as well as boys. The show also looks at the difficulties and struggles that young mothers have to go through to raise their children. The girls followed in the show are Jenelle Evans, Kailyn Lowry, Leah Messer and Chelsea Houska.
On October 11, 2017, the eighth season was extended to include a “B” season. The show was renewed for a ninth season on June 22, 2018.