AMY AND RICKY SEEK APPROVAL FROM THEIR PARENTS, WHILE BEN
MAKES A LIFE ALTERING DECISION, ON "THE SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN TEENAGER," MONDAY, JUNE 27 AT 8:00PM ET/PT ON ABC FAMILY
Burbank, CA (June 23, 2011) - Amy and Ricky both struggle to get approval from their parents as their relationship continues to progress, while Ben must make a life-altering decision, on "The Secret Life of the American Teenager," premiering on Monday, June 27 (8:00 - 9:00 PM ET/PT).
In the episode "When Opportunity Knocks," Amy and Ricky must face their parents who are not completely supportive of their decision to live together and not so sure this fairy-tale love can last forever. Ben is torn between feelings of obligation and happiness, but decides to face Adrian and tell her the truth about wanting out of their marriage, and Adrian falls back on her past patterns of behavior to keep him invested in the relationship. Meanwhile, Grace has returned from Africa to find herself in a love triangle, with boyfriend Grant at home and new love interest Daniel in town - but having Jack living in her house adds a whole other layer of confusion.
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 "When Opportunity Knocks," the guest stars include Anne Ramsay, Beverley Mitchell, Renee Olstead, Camille Winbush, Brando Eaton, Grant Harvey, L.Scott Caldwell, Tricia O'Kelley, Kristopher Higgins, Sinqua Walls, Brian George, Kristen Bauer van Straten, Tom Virtue and Kathy Kinnet. Special guest star includes Josie Bissett.
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