MTV TURNS UP THE DRAMA DIAL WITH THE SERIES PREMIERE OF "FINDING CARTER"
"Finding Carter" Kicks Off Tonight at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Followed By a Second New Episode of "Finding Carter" at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
New York, NY (July 8, 2014) - "Finding Carter" premieres with back to back episodes tonight Tuesday, July 8 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV. The new series is an unconventional family drama that centers on Carter, a teenage girl who thinks she has the perfect life until one night after a police bust at a high school party she is told that the woman who she believes to be her biological mother actually abducted her as a toddler. Now Carter must return to the family who thought they had lost her. As she navigates brand-new parents, a twin sister, high school and boys, Carter vows to find Lori before the police capture the only mom she's ever known and put her behind bars.
"Finding Carter" stars Kathryn Prescott as "Carter Stevens" ("Skins"), Cynthia Watros as "Elizabeth Wilson" ("Lost"), Alexis Denisof as "David Wilson" ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer"/ "Angel") Anna Jacoby-Heron as "Taylor Wilson" ("Contagion"), and Zac Pullam as "Grant." The series also features Milena Govich as "Lori," Meredith Baxter as "Grandma Joan" ("Family Ties"), Robert Pine as "Grandpa Buddy" ("CHiPs"), Eddie Matos as "Kyle," Alex Saxon ("The Fosters") as "Max," Jesse Henderson as "Gabe" and Stephen Guarino as "Toby."
"Finding Carter" is Executive Produced by Terri Minsky ("Carrie Diaries"), Deborah Spera ("Army Wives"), Maria Grasso ("Army Wives"), and Alexander Motlagh ("Single Ladies"), and was created by Emily Silver ("Bones").
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