The fifth and final season of 90210, an American television series, is scheduled to premiere on the fall of 2012. The CW officially renewed 90210 for a fifth season on May 3, 2012. The new season will air on Mondays at 8:00 p.m leading the final season of Gossip Girl.
During an interview Shenae Grimes confirmed she is coming back, On May 22,2012 was announced that Gillian Zinser was dropped out from the main cast and given a recurring role. A CW rep maintains that Zinser will return as a guest star, although it’s unclear for how many episodes.
Official CW Description: Season five of 90210 will find our group struggling with the biggest issues of their lives. Having put their relatively carefree days at West Bev behind them and launched themselves into adulthood, they will search for answers to the multiple cliffhangers of this year’s season finale with only their friendships to lean on. Life, death, love, loyalty, betrayal…and that’s just what to expect in the season premiere! 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 Productions with executive producers Patti Carr (“Life Unexpected,” “Private Practice”) and Lara Olsen (“Life Unexpected,” “Private Practice”)
The season premiered on October 8, 2012. Due to it's cancellation It had a season/series finale May 13, 2013.
Main Article: List of 90210 episodes.
|01||Til Death Do Us Part||0.94||October 8, 2012|
|Naomi and Max make some big plans that go horribly awry when they both get arrested. Liam is forced to put The Offshore up for sale in order to pay off Vanessa. Navid approaches Liam about becoming his business partner. Teddy is overwhelmed by Silver’s request to father her baby. Annie asks Adrianna to return to Los Angeles to be with an unconscious Dixon, and the two girls decide to move into the beach house together.|
|02||The Sea Change||1.06||October 15, 2012|
Naomi decides to throw a high-class reception to reassure Max’s investors that their marriage isn’t a cause for concern. Adrianna discovers that club promoter Taylor is partnering with Liam and Navid to re-launch The Offshore. At physical therapy, Annie and Dixon encounter fellow patient, Riley, who warns Annie to stop babying Dixon so he can learn how to manage on his own. Vanessa blackmails Liam to be her boyfriend again by threatening to show the police hidden camera footage of Liam.
|03||It's All Fun And Games||0.91||October 22, 2012|
|Adrianna encourages Silver to treat herself to an irresponsible day of fun doing all the things that she won't be able to do once she becomes a mother. Alec blackmails Naomi after kissing her. Meanwhile, Riley insists that Dixon needs to change his attitude in order to accelerate his recovery. Liam learns that his video game contract can't be finalized without Vanessa's approval.|
|04||Into the Wild||0.85||November 5, 2012|
|Naomi plans a romantic getaway with Max, intending to disclose that Alec kissed her. Silver discovers that nude pictures from her photo shoot have been posted on the internet, and receives help removing them from Annie's new prospect, Collin. Liam enrolls in Lindsey's business law class, but she assumes he's not serious about his education, so Liam attempts to escape by going camping with Navid and Dixon. When Liam goes missing in the woods, Kendall seizes the opportunity to alert the media to find him. Meanwhile, Dixon encourages Adrianna to hire Taylor to create her new music video concept.|
|05||Hate 2 Love||1.16||November 12, 2012|
|As Dixon continues to recuperate, Adrianna confides in Annie that she and Dixon are having intimacy issues. Annie grows closer to Colin, but Riley suspects that Colin isn’t who he appears to be. Colin discovers that Alex installed a GPS tracking app on Naomi’s phone so he can track her whereabouts. Navid hopes to show Silver how successful he’s become with the launch of the Pop Up, but he becomes suspicious that Silver and Liam are secretly seeing each other.|
|06||The Con||0.78||November 19, 2012|
Liam and Lindsey keep their relationship under wraps, but when Navid’s jealous streak gets the best of him, he arranges for Liam and Lindsey’s sex tape to be shown in place of Liam’s movie premiere at Phenomi-com. Riley admits his feelings to Annie. Meanwhile, Max tries to figure out how his company’s video game technology got hacked. Taylor tells Adrianna to end things with Dixon, who collapses due to a spinal infection.
|07||99 Problems||1.03||November 26, 2012|
|Silver convinces Ade to come clean about her affair with Taylor. Annie confronts Riley about standing her up for wrongly suspecting that Annie is uncomfortable with his disability. Naomi encourages Max to hire an executive to replace Alec, but she’s uncomfortable when turns out to be a gorgeous girl. Liam receives a threatening letter that suggests the anonymous source knows the truth about Vanessa’s disappearance.|
|08||902-100||0.99||December 3, 2012|
Naomi hosts an elaborate charity lingerie show to gain membership status with the elite ladies West Beverly alumni group. Silver surprises her West Beverly High friends by performing burlesque at this stylish Homecoming event. Liam confides in Annie about Vanessa’s accident. Liam also accepts Navid’s apology for leaking Liam’s sex tape and offers Navid the chance to manage The Offshore. While Dixon is making big plans for Adrianna’s career on his new record label, he discovers that Ade had other desires aside from music.
|09||The Things We Do For Love||1.11||December 10, 2012|
|Alex approaches Max about forming a new company with him. Naomi convinces Navid to take Bryce out for drinks, and after a few cocktails Navid uncovers the truth about Max’s termination, which leaves Naomi pondering the fate of her marriage. Then, Liam receives a blackmail letter about Vanessa’s accident and Adrianna tells Ashley that she spotted Vanessa at the beauty salon. Meanwhile, Silver is distraught when Teddy refuses to sign over his parental rights and tries to convince her to let him co-parent the baby.|
|10||Misery Loves Company||0.79||January 21, 2013|
|Annie and Vanessa search for Liam after discovering that Ashley was falsely posing as his studio-hired bodyguard. Needing a break, Naomi goes on a road trip with Adrianna. Meanwhile, Dixon fails to convince Megan he is over Adrianna.|
|11||We're Not Not in Kansas Anymore||0.78||January 28, 2013|
|Annie experiences an alternate reality about what life would have been like if she had stayed in Kansas, including being engaged to her high school boyfriend. In the alternate world, Dixon becomes a massively successful hip hop artist who no longer has contact with his family, while Adrianna is a washed-up actress and Hollywood’s bad girl. Naomi is a real estate agent, and Teddy has not revealed his true sexual orientation.|
|12||Here Comes Honey Bye Bye||0.79||February 04, 2013|
|Naomi and Max see a marriage counselor to decide if they are going to stay married, while Teddy tells Silver he won't ruin her chance to have a baby if she agrees to his terms. Navid uses Liam's celebrity status to help him get into an elite secret society and Annie rushes to tell Riley her true feelings before he undergoes an experimental surgery.|
|13||Realness||0.66||February 11, 2013|
|Naomi and Max co-host a charity football game which re-kindles old feelings, while Navid pushes Liam to continue underground fighting. Adrianna purposely sabotages a performance so Dixon will let her out of her contract, and Annie's blog gets the attention of a publisher|
|14||Brother From Another Mother||0.55||February 18, 2013|
|iam experiences some symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder while preparing to testify against Ashley, while Annie is furious when Naomi tracks down their half-brother Mark, a chef who owns a gourmet food truck. Silver is overbearing with her surrogate Michaela, whom Dixon discovers has an amazing singing voice.|
|15||Strange Brew||0.58||February 25, 2013|
|Naomi decides to open a restaurant with her half-brother Mark, while Dixon books Michaela to perform at the restaurant opening, unbeknownst to Silver. Annie feels confused about her newly re-surfaced feelings for Liam and Navid agrees to escort Campbell’s fiancé to an event, only to find out Campbell is cheating on her|
|16||Life's a Beach||0.64||March 4, 2013|
|Liam decides to open his own custom surfboard shop for women, but things get complicated when he becomes romantically involved with his first investor. Naomi tries to convince Mark to stay in Los Angeles after he receives an offer to be head chef at a restaurant in New York, while Dixon convinces Silver to direct Michaela's first music video before she gets pregnant.|
|17||Dude, Where's My Husband?||0.67||March 11, 2013|
|Naomi meets up-and-coming mogul Jordan Welland, who hires her to plan events for his media empire, while Annie, Adrianna and Silver plan a girls’ night out for Naomi, which ends with disastrous results. Dixon starts to develop feelings for Michaela, and Liam finds out that the Cronus brothers plan to blame Navid for the cheating ring and is forced to befriend them to clear Navid’s name.|
|18||A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Call Girl||0.55||April 15, 2013|
|Jordan asks Naomi to plan a launch party for the latest hot writer, known as Author X, which forces Annie to admit that she is Author X. Silver worries that Adrianna is not okay that she is dating Mark. Dixon finds out that Michaela has feelings for Navid. Meanwhile, after confronting eachother, Adrianna and Navid sleep together.|
|19||The Empire State Strikes Back||0.49||April 22, 2013|
|Liam and Navid, in an effort to get teenage pro-surfer Cassie to be their first sponsored athlete, ask her favorite musician Olly Murs to do a special performance. Naomi travels to New York to make a good impression on Jordan’s mother, Cheryl with disastrous consequences. Annie decides to publicly say her novel is fiction but Dixon persuades her to tell the truth. Navid and Adrianna are unsure about starting another relationship.|
|20||You Can't Win 'Em All||0.55||April 29, 2013|
|Jordan calls in a favor from his mother to help out Mark, but in exchange must end things with Naomi. Annie must deal with the betrayal Liam feels from being in her book and Michaela catches Navid and Adrianna during an intimate moment.|
|21||Scandal Royale||0.60||May 6, 2013|
|Jordan's sister Elizabeth gets into trouble with an out-of-control Royal, so Naomi helps out by taking the heat to protect Elizabeth's reputation. Silver is called in to see her doctor about some test results and Annie decides to get over Liam by going to Paris for a book tour. Meanwhile, Adrianna performs after Fall Out Boy at a big event, but the concert ends in chaos.|
|22||We All Fall Down||0.51||May 13, 2013|
|Adrianna is stuck on the stage after an explosion so Navid decides to go and rescue her by himself but ends up in trouble after finding that Ade's foot is trapped. They reconcile and get back together. Silver receives a phone call from her doctor who tells her she has cancer. A dissapointed Silver decides to end her life immediately after finding out but Dixon shows her support and tells her she has to fight with it. Naomi has made a charity event at which she invited Goo Goo Dolls in. After a meeting with Jordan's mother, Naomi and Jordan are finally getting back together. Liam is having mixed feelings as he still feels something for Annie but is not ready to move on. After telling Sydney about that, she tells him to read Annie's book and think about it. In the end as Annie joins Naomi and Jordan to go to Washington, Liam rushes to find Jordan's plane and gets there just in time to propose to Annie where she accepts.|
On 22 May 2012, Gillian Zinser r's exit from the series was announced on TV Line while Zap2it can exclusively confirm that Donovan will, indeed, return to "90210 in Season 5 for a multi-episode arc. He's already signed the dotted line to appear in the first two episodes of the season, and sources tell Zap2it that he could be in a whole lot more, contingent on his availability for filming. However, it was reported that she will make guest appearances, although it’s unclear for how many episodes.On 22 June 2012, Riley Smith's casting as a romantic interest for Annie was announced. Arielle Kebbel is due back for at least a few episodes and Josh Zuckerman, who plays Max, is returning in a recurring role.
Justin Deeley (Austin) exit was comfirmed on June 5 2012 According to sources, the actor who first joined 90210 last year as Austin, a California cowboy with a thing for AnnaLynne McCord’s Naomi will be written out in the season premiere. However, a rep for the show maintains that the “door is still open for him to reappear in future episodes.”On 9 July 2012, it was announced that Carly Rae Jepsen would guest star as herself in the season premiere. On 11 July 2012, Wes Brown and Trai Byers were announced to play the roles of Taylor, a club promoter, and Alec, Max's business partner, both in recurring roles.On July 2012, TV.Line reported that there is another former main cast will return on the show. It was revealed later that Lori Loughlin who played Debbie on the show was booked to return with unspecific number of episode.On 1 August 2012, it was announced that Lindsey McKeon would play Suzanne in a recurring role. Jessica Parker Kennedy was cast in the recurring role of Megan, "a girl next door who tells her story in group therapy.
Jason Thompson has booked a guest spot in Episode 3 as a detective named Eugene Thompsen whose case centers on something major. 24 August 2012, it was announced that Denise Richards would have a cameo in the 100th episode as wealthy socialite, Gwen. On 8 September 2012, Zap2it announced that Amber Stevens would guest star as Bryce, an attractive and highly intelligent applicant to work at Max's company. Stevens will make her debut in November. On 17 September 2012, it was revealed that former Parks and Recreation's star, Natalie Morales, would play Ashley. On October 15, it was announced that Zachary Ray Sherman and Abbie Cobb will come back for the 100th episode and reprise their role of Jasper and Emily, respectively. This also marks Jasper's comeback after disappearing since the Season 2 finale.
Grant Gustin will play Campbell for multiple episodes of 90210's fifth season. Adam Gregory reprises his role of Ty Collins in the special "what if" episode set to air in late December/early January marking his comback to the show after four seasons.
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