New tonight: Mr. Young on YTV – series premiere

Meet Adam Young (Brendan Meyer) – after completing grade nine in minutes as an eight-year-old, and going to university at age nine, Adam is now a 14-year-old college graduate entering the workforce as a high school science teacher. There is a challenge however, this child prodigy is the same age as his students and is trapped between two worlds. With one foot in the lunch room, and the other foot in the staff room, Adam must cope with his co-workers, who happen to be twice his age, his best friend, the girl he has a crush on, and the class bully. This live-action (26 x 30 minutes) comedy created by Dan Signer is produced by Thunderbird Films in association with YTV.

In episode one premiering on Tuesday, March 1 at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT, it’s 14-year-old Adam’s first day as a teacher. Just as everything seems to be going well, the ape-like Slab steals Adam’s master key and wreaks havoc throughout the school. Now, Adam must outwit the big oaf, or his first day on the job could be his last.