Jan 30, 2013
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These teens think they can beat the odds to happily ever after and don’t care if everyone else thinks they’re too young! Cineflix follows teens in love as they prepare to take a trip down the aisle in the series My Teenage Wedding, premiering with back-to-back episodes on Thursday, January 31 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Slice™. From touching moments to outrageous meltdowns, feuding families and bickering bridal parties, getting to the altar can be a complicated affair.
Each episode of My Teenage Wedding goes behind-the-scenes and follows a couple’s journey from teenage romance to grown up commitment. Season 1 features a range of teen couples who are planning on taking the big leap, including an online long distance couple, gay high school sweethearts and a teen rapper who is marrying the co-host of a local TV show. From North Bay to Sonoma County, Ottawa to Washington, and Atlanta to Winnipeg, My Teenage Weddingfeatures teen couples from across North America.
“Bride vs. Bro” – Thursday, January 31 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
No one thinks Jessica, 19, and Jorge, 18, should be getting married. Not even Omar, Jorge’s 13-year-old best man and brother. Jessica throws a hissy fit at the hair salon when her bridesmaids vote against her updo, but it’s Jorge’s bromance with best friend Jimmy that poses the greatest threat to the couple’s the big day.
“Shotgun Wedding” – Thursday, January 31 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT
High school sweethearts Patti and Mikel, both 19, are tying the knot against the advice of Patti’s mom, and Mikel’s gun-toting grandma. Hopeless romantic Mikel says he’s in it for the long haul but Patti gets stressed when he opts to play video games while she plans the wedding. To top things off, a fistfight at Mikel’s stag casts a cloud over their big day.
My Teenage Wedding is a Cineflix (Young & Married) Inc. production in association with Shaw Media. Executive Producers are Simon Lloyd and Philip Whelan.
Cineflix Media Inc. is a leading international media company that brings together global broadcast and production partners, major talent, and key executives to create top quality original content produced and distributed for television and other platforms. Producing more than 400 hours per year of multi-genre television for international broadcasters, and with a rapidly expanding library of 3000 hours, Cineflix Media is a recognized leader with offices in Montreal, Toronto, London, New York, Los Angeles, and Dublin.
About Shaw Communications Inc.
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