Channel 4′s E4 has ordered the factual series Welcome to Teen Mum High (w/t) from Banijay UK prodco Dragonfly Film & TV and Motion Content Group.
The 8 x 60-minute factual series follows six teen moms as they participate in a specially created course designed to help them build confidence, relationships and new skills, led by former teen mom turned entrepreneur Jess Lizama (pictured), along with other mentors.
Set to air in 2022, Welcome to Teen Mum High (w/t) is executive produced by Ros Ponder and Richard Mills for Dragonfly and Melanie Darlaston for Motion.
It was commissioned by former Channel 4 factual commissioning editor, Fozia Khan and head of youth and digital, Karl Warner. The series will be delivered by Channel 4 factual commissioning editor, Harjeet Chhokar.
Ponder, Dragonfly’s head of popular factual, said in a statement: “We’re thrilled to be bringing a brand-new format to E4 and looking forward to smashing some stereotypes with this surprising, funny and heartfelt series.”