Lifetime has picked up an unscripted series Teen Trouble, showcasing teen behavior specialist Josh Shipp.
Shipp, who is also an author and motivational speaker, will host the show. Each hour-long episode will see Shipp attempt to help out-of-control adolescents fix such problems as abusing drugs and alcohol, stealing from family members and breaking the law.
Lifetime has ordered eight episodes of Teen Trouble, which will premiere Dec. 28 at 10 p.m.
Teen Trouble will be produced by Ellen Rakieten Entertainment, a division of RelativityREAL. Rakieten will executive produce with Bryn Freedman, Rob Sharenow, Gena McCarthy, Stephen H. Schwartz and Sandy Varo of Lifetime. A+E Networks will handle global sales for the show.