AMY AND RICKY CELEBRATE THEIR FIRST CHRISTMAS TOGETHER AS A FAMILY AND KATHY GOES INTO LABOR ON THE SPECIAL HOLIDAY EPISODE OF
"THE SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN TEENAGER,"
PREMIERING, MONDAY, NOVEMER 19
Burbank, CA (November 9, 2012) - Everyone finds themselves celebrating Christmas at an abandoned toy warehouse when Kathy suddenly goes into labor. Meanwhile, Grace wishes for a Christmas miracle with Jack on an all-new holiday episode. An all-day marathon of "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" will air on Monday, November 19 from 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM ET/PT, leading into the premiere of the new holiday episode that evening, starting at 8:00 PM ET/PT.
In the all-new holiday episode, "Hedy's Happy Holiday House," it's Christmas Eve and Ricky and Amy are celebrating their first holiday together as a family. Ricky talks about an old tradition he had as a kid of sneaking into a toy shop with his fellow foster care friends every Christmas Eve. Ricky, Amy & John decide to continue the tradition and sneak their way into Hedy's and are amazed by the holiday fun inside. Ethan, dressed as Santa to surprise John, brings a very pregnant Kathy with him to join in on the fun. Meanwhile, Grace stays by Jack's side at the hospital hoping for a miracle while he's still in a coma since the beating. But, everyone is in for a holiday surprise when Kathy suddenly goes into labor.
The series cast includes Shailene Woodley, Ken Baumann, Greg Finley, Daren Kagasoff, Megan Park, Francia Raisa, Michael Grant, Cierra Ramirez with Steve Schirripa. In "Hedy's Happy Holiday House," the guest stars include Anne Ramsay, Renee Olstead, Camille Winbush, Allen Evangelista, Amy Rider, Tricia O'Kelley, De'Vaughn Nixon, Marielle Jaffe, Coby Ryan McLaughlin, Tessie Santiago, Natalie Dreyfuss, Ryan Sypek, Luke Zimmerman with Alice Hirson; special guest stars include Mark Derwin, Josie Bissett and Molly Ringwald.
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