Entertainment Music Country Jamie Lynn Spears Will Open Up About Her Journey from 'Zoey 101' to Motherhood and Music in New Special: 'I'm Not Just a Teen Mom' Jamie Lynn Spears' TLC special When the Lights Go Out premieres on Sunday, June 26 By Lindsay Kimble Lindsay Kimble Lindsay Kimble is a Senior Digital News Editor and the Sports Editor for PEOPLE Digital. She's worked at PEOPLE for over seven years as a writer, reporter and editor across our Entertainment, Lifestyle and News teams, covering everything from the Super Bowl to the Met Gala. She's been nominated for the ASME NEXT Awards for Journalists Under 30, and previously wrote for Us Weekly while on staff at Wenner Media. People Editorial Guidelines Updated on December 1, 2020 10:37 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: TLC In 2008, Jamie Lynn Spears was the star of a hit Nickelodeon television show, following in her sister Britney Spears‘ footsteps when life threw her a curveball. After getting pregnant with daughter Maddie at age 16, Spears retreated from Zoey 101 and the spotlight. Now, eight years later – and with success in the world of country music – Spears is headed back to television with a new TLC special called Jamie Lynn Spears: When the Lights Go Out. The one-hour show, airing on June 26, will give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at Spears’ life. “The child star who got pregnant – I mean a lot of horrible nasty things were said,” Spears says in an exclusive sneak peek of the special. “I look back now, and I’m like, ‘Oh my gosh.’ ” Don’t miss a beat of country music news, photos and videos! Click here to get all this and more in the PEOPLE Country Newsletter. Recently married to Jamie Watson, Spears juggles parenting now-7-year-old Maddie and creating new music. In addition to performing her own tunes, Spears has even penned hits for other stars, including Jana Kramer‘s “I Got the Boy.” RELATED VIDEO: Britney Spears Teaches Her Kids Good Hygiene The special will also document Spears’ performance at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville this past March, where her big sister and brother Bryan popped in to surprise her. “I wanna do something that I’m gonna be proud of,” Spears says. “I’m not just a child star. I’m not just someone’s sister. And I’m not just a teen mom.” Jamie Lynn Spears: When the Lights Go Out premieres Sunday, June 26 at 10/9c on TLC.