18 To Life premiered on CBC on August 3, 2010. 18 To Life is a comedy about two middle-class neighbors with opposing points of view who are forced to come together when their teenage kids run off and get married. The series explores intimate relationships in combustible combinations as husband-wife, mom-dad, and in-laws all struggle to influence the newlyweds and control the extended family's destiny. Tom and Jessie move into his parents' attic and their marriage becomes public property, creating an endless string of challenges for the couple. As this new love blooms audaciously amidst the two settled marriages, it stirs up new frictions and old passions in both sets of parents. True love is complex but one thing is clear: newlyweds plus oldyweds equals comedy.