Freshman vs. FreshmanAired on Jul 09, 2019
For the first time in front of an audience, the Ole Miss squad performs their full Nationals routine during half-time. Freshman center flyer Casey struggles with her stunts leaving Coach Ryan frustrated and seriously considering giving Freshman alternate Jordan a place on the Nationals mat instead. Meanwhile in Kentucky, Coach Donna waters down Elissa’s stunt to assure a win at this week’s competition.
Pressure is a PrivilegeAired on Jul 02, 2019
Coach Donna needs a win at Regionals in order to secure a spot at Nationals but worries that her girls aren’t ready. The pressure becomes overwhelming for Maddie and Elissa, who both strive for perfection under the watchful eyes of their mothers. While at Ole Miss, Coach Ryan warns scholarship student Kevin that if his grades don’t improve, he’ll not only be off the mat, but he’ll lose his scholarship.
StuntedAired on Jun 25, 2019
Coach Ryan works overtime to get the squad prepared to perform in front of a crowd at the Ole Miss basketball game. However, Jordan and Nick make it increasingly difficult when they continue to fight over their inability to execute their partner stunts. Meanwhile in Kentucky, Donna grows frustrated with her high schoolers who can’t hit their stunts and debates on whether to water down the routines in order to succeed.
Tumbles and TearsAired on Jun 18, 2019
As Donna prepares her squad for their final football game of the season, Maddie struggles to perfect her tumbling under the eye of her mother who used to cheer for Donna when she was in High School. Meanwhile, Coach Ryan focuses on helping some of her cheerleaders that are in need of an extra motivational push. Dating cheerleaders Jordan and Nick clash over their partner stunt routine. At the football game, Donna receives some heartbreaking news that will change her life forever.
The New GenerationAired on Jun 11, 2019
Coach Ryan, a former High School and College National Title Winning cheerleader and Donna, her legendary cheerleading coach mother, both hold cheerleading tryouts at their respective schools. Ryan is now the coach at Ole Miss University while continues her reign at Dunbar High School. Together, they hope to make history and become the first mother/daughter coaching duo to win their respective divisions at the National Cheerleading Championships. However, things become more challenging for Ryan when she finds out she’s pregnant with her first child and due around the same time as Nationals. How will she juggle her cheer career and pregnancy?
Set in the exciting world of competitive cheerleading, Cheerleader Generation follows the lives of two squads and their fierce, hardworking coaches, Lexington Kentucky’s Dunbar High School coach Donna Martin and her daughter, Ole’ Miss head coach, Ryan O'Connor. While veteran coach Donna pushes her team to new heights to return Dunbar to its former glory of reigning champs, Ryan is fighting to earn the respect of her peers, her collegiate team and her mother. The stakes are high as Donna and Ryan also compete to be the first ever mother-daughter coaches going after national championship titles in the same year while dealing with the real-life drama of college students trying to find their independence, high-school students trying to survive adolescence and their mothers who are trying to keep it all together too. Ten one-hour episodes have been ordered to air this year on Lifetime, beginning June 11 at 10pm ET/PT.