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TV's 17 Best Issue-tainment Shows of All Time

Evan Shapiro | Posted 06.19.2012 | TV
Evan Shapiro

TV is a medium of great power, influence... and profit. One can simultaneously entertain and inspire (enspire?) -- and garner big ratings while doing it. Here is my list of TV's 17 Best Issue-tainment Shows of All Time.

'16 & Pregnant': Alex Calls Matt 'A Deadbeat Dad'

Posted 04.18.2012 | TV

On "16 & Pregnant" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on MTV) teenage mother Alex Sekella considered giving up baby Arabella for adoption before eventually deciding to...

'16 & Pregnant' Spotlights Aspiring Cage Fighter Lindsey

Posted 04.11.2012 | TV

Lindsey Harrison was a girl with big dreams. She was going to be a cage fighter and a police detective. But on the way to fulfilling her dreams, she w...

'16 & Pregnant: Is Devon The Worst New Dad Ever?

Posted 04.04.2012 | TV

There were definite ups and downs in Briana's journey toward being a teen mom on "16 & Pregnant" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on MTV). She and her mother definit...

10 Reality Shows That Make Me Question My Generation's Intelligence

Nicole Martin | Posted 06.01.2012 | College
Nicole Martin

It seems like every time I turn on the television there is a new ridiculous reality show. The far-fetched idea of reality for entertainment makes me really question the intelligence of my generation.

'16 And Pregnant' Premiere: The Pregnant Cheerleader

Posted 05.28.2012 | TV

MTV was back with a fourth helping of "16 and Pregnant" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on MTV), kicking off the new season with back-to-back episodes. In the first...

'16 And Pregnant' Premiere: Jamie And Her Mom Fight About Ryan

Posted 03.21.2012 | TV

Season 4 of "16 And Pregnant" (Tues., 10p.m. ET on MTV) kicked off Tuesday night with it the news that perennial on-again off-again couple Jamie McKay...

WATCH: The Newest '16 And Pregnant' Spin-Off

Posted 09.30.2011 | Comedy

Reality shows "16 And Pregnant" and "Teen Mom" have shown the trials and tribulations associated with having a child before you're ready, but they've ...

16 And Pregnant Viewers More Likely To Support Abortion

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.10.2011 | Entertainment

Turns out, spending whole Saturdays watching marathons of baby Bentley on MTV might do more than just distract you from work deadlines and errands. A ...

What Ruined 16 and Pregnant? Teen Mom

Lilit Marcus | Posted 07.10.2011 | Entertainment
Lilit Marcus

When MTV first started airing 16 and Pregnant, I was riveted -- until Teen Mom came along.

Pop Culture Sex Ed: What Media Teaches Teens About Sex Health

Deb Levine | Posted 07.10.2011 | Home
Deb Levine

Kids know that having sex without a condom is "stupid." Yet they still need to learn about the complexities of sexuality --in short, they may know about sex, but they don't feel educated about it.

'16 & Pregnant' Mom Seeking Sole Custody, Claims Baby Daddy Has Cocaine Problem | 5/4/2011 1:00 AM PDT by TMZ Staff   | Posted 07.04.2011 | Entertainment

The 17-year-old mother who was introduced on MTV's "16 and Pregnant" last night claims her baby daddy has a cocaine problem -- and now she's begging a...

Both Sides Now w/ Huffington & Matalin: On Egypt, Climate, Obama's New Narrative, Sex and Food

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2010-06-28-bothsides_pull.jpgArianna and Mary come to a consensus on Egypt, but clash over whether the science behind man-made global warming is prophetic or merely profitable.

The Juno Effect -- Media, Teens and Pregnancy

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Pregnancy -- like teen sex -- is no longer a secret. It's ratings. The progression from hidden shame to primetime programming raises questions. Have we gone from ignoring the issue to glorifying it?

Amber Portwood Pregnant? She Says No

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Portwood denied Star's report that she is pregnant again, telling Us Weekly, "The rumors are absolutely false. I'm not pregnant. I'm working h...

Dating Violence? Maybe Not But MTV's 16 & Pregnant Does Not Make Me LOL

Marjorie Gilberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marjorie Gilberg

There is nothing funny about dating violence. We need to eliminate the stereotypes about dating abuse and spread the truth -- anyone can be a target, anyone can be a perpetrator.