via press release:
Burbank, CA (March 22, 2012) – It’s summer vacation and Amy and Ricky are basking in the glow of their engagement while some new girls befriend Ben, on the spring premiere of “The Secret Life of the American Teenager,” premiering on Monday, March 26 (8:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT). The network will air a special “The Secret Life of the American Teenager” marathon (9 episodes) leading up to the premiere, Monday, March 26, from 11:00AM – 8:00PM ET/PT.
In the one-hour episode, “Smokin’ Like A Virgin,” Amy reveals to Ricky and her family that she wants a long engagement and is not quite ready to get married yet. Amy also contemplates summer school, while Ashley surprises her family by returning home. Ben is interested in Dylan, the new girl he met at the graduation party, but her parents want her to be cautious while Leo encourages Ben to ask her out. But, it turns out that Ben should be the cautious one as it turns out that Dylan and her friends Raven, Mercedes and Wendy might be trouble. And, Adrian and Grace decide to put their boy trouble aside, move in together and attend summer school to support each other over the break.
The series cast includes Shailene Woodley, Ken Baumann, Mark Derwin, India Eisley, Greg Finley, Daren Kagasoff, Megan Park, Francia Raisa with Steve Schirripa and Molly Ringwald. In “Smokin’ Like A Virgin,” the guest stars include Anne Ramsay, L.Scott Caldwell, Renee Olstead, Camille Winbush, Allen Evangelista, Amy Rider, Sinqua Walls, Lucasey, Christian Serratos, Katelyn Tarver, Valerie Tian, Mindy Cohn, Larry Clarke, De’Vaughn Nixon. Special guest stars include Shad Moss aka Bow Wow and Josie Bissett.
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