From the producers of "Laguna Beach" comes Siesta Key, the ultimate summer series that follows a group of young adults confronting issues of love, heartbreak and looming adulthood. As these friends spend the summer together in their beautiful hometown, they come of age while trying to figure out who they are and want they want to be.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Siesta Key - Siesta Key (TV series) - Netflix
Siesta Key is an American reality television series created by Mark Ford and Warren Skeels. The series stars Alex Kompothecras, Brandon Gomes, Chloe Trautman, Garrett Miller, Juliette Porter, Kelsey Owens, and Madisson Hausburg. The tv show goes through the scandalous love along with heartbreak and drama between the group as one gets dragged into watching their spontaneous, lavish life style. The young group of adults tend to live a crazy life that most people wish they could have. The series premiered on MTV on July 31, 2017. On October 2, 2017, MTV ordered eight more episodes bringing the first season to a total of 18 episodes. The episodes premiered on January 15, 2018.
Siesta Key - Controversy and criticism - Netflix
The series was controversial prior to airing, due to star Alex Kompothecras being a friend of four Florida men who engaged in a viral act of animal cruelty by dragging a live shark behind a boat. Kompothecras was caught on camera shooting a shark, and also had uploaded racist posts to Instagram. Fellow reality tv stars, including Vanderpump Rules's Lala Kent and Jayde Nicole from The Hills both petitioned against the show. The premiere party was cancelled after death threats ensued against the cast.
Siesta Key - References - Netflix