90210 is an American teen drama television series developed by Rob Thomas, Jeff Judah and Gabe Sachs. It is the fourth series in the Beverly Hills, 90210 franchise created by Darren Star.
This reinvented series looks at life through the eyes of Annie Wilson and her brother Dixon, whose first day at West Beverly Hills High School leaves no doubt that they're not in their hometown of Kansas anymore.
The series aired in the USA on The CW from 2 September, 2008 to 13 May, 2013. There are 114 hour-long episodes in five seasons.
90210 premiered in South Africa on M-Net on Thursday 8 January 2009, at 19h30. It was moved to DStv's Vuzu channel for Season 3, to M-Net Series for Season 4 and to M-Net Series Showcase (simulcast in HD) for Season 5. See "Seasons" below for seasonal broadcast dates and times.
Season 5 premiered on M-Net Series Showcase on Saturday 13 July 2013, at 17h30. New episodes broadcast in a quadruple bill, weekly. There are 22 episodes in the fifth and final season.
The fifth and final season of 90210 finds the gang struggling with the biggest issues of their lives.
Having put their relatively carefree days at West Beverly behind them and launched themselves into adulthood, they will search for answers to their trials and tribulations with only their friendships to lean on.
They will experience new love and old flames, loyalties being challenged and shocking betrayals. Some friendships will be tested, others will be renewed and new people who will try to infiltrate the close circle of friends.
There are some things money can't buy, even in 90210.
The series stars Shenae Grimes as Annie Wilson, Tristan Wilds as Dixon Wilson, AnnaLynne McCord as Naomi Clark, Jessica Stroup as Silver, Michael Steger as Navid Shirazi, Jessica Lowndes as Adrianna Tate-Duncan and Matt Lanter as Liam Court.
90210 is produced by CBS Television Studios with executive producers Patti Carr (Life Unexpected, Private Practice) and Lara Olsen (Life Unexpected, Private Practice).
Note: the first two seasons aired on M-Net, after which the show was moved to Vuzu. After one season on Vuzu the show was moved to M-Net Series and for the final season it was moved to M-Net Series Showcase (the first season to be simulcast in HD).
Season 1 (24 episodes)
Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 8 Jan 2009 | Finale: 18 Jun 2009 | Thu, 19h30
Season 2 (22 episodes)
Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 1 Apr 2010 | Finale: 26 Aug 2010 | Thu, 19h30
Season 3 (22 episodes)
Channel: Vuzu | Premiere: 21 Sep 2011 | Finale: 15 Feb 2012 | Wed, 20h30
Season 4 (24 episodes)
Channel: M-Net Series | Premiere: 5 Jan 2013 | Finale: 23 Mar 2013 | Sat, 20h30
Season 5 (22 episodes)
Channel: M-Net Series Showcase | Premiere: 13 Jul 2013 | Finale: 17 Aug 2013 | Sat, 17h30