Teen Mom 2 is an American reality television series that premiered January 11, 2011, on MTV. It follows the lives of Jenelle Eason, Chelsea DeBoer, Kailyn Lowry, and Leah Messer from the second season of 16 and Pregnant as they navigate their first years of motherhood. The series also focuses on the themes of their changing relationships between family, friends, and boys, while highlighting the struggles of young mothers raising children. The seventh season premiered on March 21, 2016. In June 2017, it was announced that former Teen Mom 3 star, Briana DeJesus, would join the cast of Teen Mom 2.