The Secret Life of the American Teenager by Craig Sjodin/ABC Family The Secret Life of the American Teenager by Craig Sjodin/ABC Family

ABC Family's new series, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, birthed a new record for the net with its debut Tuesday night.

The Brenda Hampton series opener saw 2.8 million viewers, the most for any show premiere on the network. Starring Molly Ringwald and newcomer Shailene Woodley, among others, the show chronicles the unexpected pregnancy of a teen girl and how it affects her and the lives of those around her - i.e., timely subject matter.

Did you tune in? - Anna Dimond

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