FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe Most Compelling New Series on Television
Comes to DVD For the First Time
The Secret Life of the American Teenager:
The First Season
Available on DVD December 30
Burbank, Calif., October 17 2008 - 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 December 30, 2008 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 Teen
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
- Behind the Scenes with the cast of 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.)
All secrets come to the surface in the fantastic first season of the hit ABC Family original series that has fans and critics buzzing all across America. Good-girl band geek Amy is smart, talented...and pregnant. That is just one of the many surprises facing Amy's friends and family in this poignant portrait of modern-day high school life. Experience an award-winning series overflowing with humor, heart, and compassion. THE SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN TEENAGER
is hours of engaging entertainment.
STREET DATE: December 30, 2008
Suggested retail price: $39.99 U.S.
Feature run time: Approx. 473 min
Rated: USA: TV-14 DLSV
Technical specifications may only apply to feature
Aspect ratio: Widescreen (1.78:1)
Sound: English - Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound
Subtitles: French, Spanish
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