ABC Family Hosts End-of-the-Year Programming Event "That’s So Throwback"
Burbank, CA (December 22, 2014) – ABC Family says goodbye to 2014 with its “That’s So Throwback” programming block, featuring Disney Channel classic comedy series “Lizzie McGuire,” “That’s So Raven,” “Even Stevens,” and original movies “The Cheetah Girls” and “Halloweentown.” “That’s So Throwback” airs Monday, December 29th, 2014 through Friday, January 2nd, 2015, from midnight to 2AM ET/PT.
On ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars: "Over a Barrel" (1/20)
Burbank, CA (December 22, 2014) – Secrets abound for Aria, Hanna and Spencer while Emily tries to let go of Paige in “Over a Barrel,” an all-new episode of ABC Family’s hit original series “Pretty Little Liars,” premiering Tuesday, January 20th (8:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT).
On ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars: "Fresh Meat" (1/13)
Burbank, CA (December 19, 2014) – Spencer and Toby are at odds while Emily and Aria struggle with situations that are out of their control in “Fresh Meat,” an all-new episode of ABC Family’s hit original series “Pretty Little Liars,” premiering Tuesday, January 13th (8:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT).
BAY JUMPS AT AN OPPORTUNITY WHILE DAPHNE STANDS UP FOR HER FRIENDS IN AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF “SWITCHED AT BIRTH,” AIRING TUESDAY, JANUARY 20 AT 9:00PM ET/PT ON ABC FAMILY
Bay jumps at an opportunity to showcase her art while Daphne challenges the dorm prankster to a competition in an all-new episode of “Switched at Birth,” airing Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 9:00PM ET/PT on ABC Family.
Bay gets an interview for a long-awaited submission with the Kansas City Artist Showcase to have her art be part of a public display but realizes her current status may prevent her from qualifying. When a dorm resident continues to prank the deaf students, Daphne challenges him to a dorm triathlon. Regina finds herself drawn to an East Riverside coffee house and its owner. A birthday milestone gets John thinking about the next chapter in his life.
A BUMPY ROAD LIES AHEAD IN AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF “SWITCHED AT BIRTH,” AIRING TUESDAY, JANUARY 13 AT 9:00PM ET/PT ON ABC FAMILY
Max Adler (“Glee”), Bess Armstrong (“My So-Called Life”), Alec Mapa (“Ugly Betty”) and Terrell Tilford (“The Young and the Restless”) Guest Star
Daphne’s pre-med chemistry class is off to a rocky start in an all-new episode of “Switched at Birth,” airing Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 9:00PM ET/PT on ABC Family.
Daphne struggles with the speed and depth of her coursework, which is made more difficult when her interpreter, Josh, picks and chooses what he will interpret for her. Bay tries to balance her long-distance relationship with Emmett and fulfilling her sentence, all while dealing with an aggressive person on her team.
ABC Family to Air an Exclusive Look at the "Pretty Little Liars" Winter Premiere During "The Hunger Games" on Monday, December 29
Burbank, CA (December 18, 2014) – ABC Family has a special sneak peek for all those who can’t wait to see Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer on Jan. 6th with an exclusive look at the “Pretty Little Liars” winter premiere episode during “The Hunger Games” on Monday, December 29th at 8PM ET/PT.
ABC Family to Include Fan Art in On-Air Promos of the Upcoming Winter Season of "Pretty Little Liars"
Burbank, CA (Dec. 17, 2014) – ABC Family is saying “Thank you!” to their “Pretty Little Liars” fans by including fan art into the on-air promo campaign for the upcoming winter season, starting January 6th, 2015. To reward the PLL Army for their passion and loyalty, the network will be showcasing five pieces of artwork each week. Fans can submit their best renderings of Alison, Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer to the “Pretty Little Liars” Tumblr page.
ABC Family to Host "Funday" Programming Event on January 10 and January 11, 2015
Burbank, CA (December 17, 2014) – Looking for an excuse to avoid your New Year’s Resolutions for one more weekend? Well, ABC Family has the perfect reason when it kicks off 2015 by packing a whole lot o’ fun into “Funday.” The network’s popular programming stunt returns in January with some pretty lovable characters: three pop star chipmunks, some not-so-scary monsters, a determined clown fish and a wacky chocolatier. So postpone those resolutions for another weekend, and make a date with your television for some “Funday” on Saturday, January 10th and Sunday, January 11th, 2015.
ABC Family Adds to Its Ever-Growing Slate of Original Programming with New Scripted Drama "Recovery Road"
Burbank, CA (December 16, 2014) – ABC Family has picked up a new scripted drama to series “Recovery Road,” announced today by Karey Burke, Executive Vice President, Programming and Development, ABC Family. This announcement comes on the heels of the recently announced pick-up of the docu-series “My Transparent Life,” as the network continues to grow its impressive slate of original programming.
On ABC Family's Chasing Life: "Next April" (1/19)
Burbank, CA (Dec. 15, 2014) – April returns to work and learns there have been major changes at the paper during her absence in “Next April,” the Winter premiere of “Chasing Life,” airing Monday, January 19 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on ABC Family.
On ABC Family's The Fosters: "Over/Under" (1/19)
Burbank, CA (December 15, 2014) – Picking up from the cliffhanger finale, Callie is left in a tailspin when the Quinns demonstrate a sincere interest in having her be part of their family in the Winter premiere of “The Fosters,” airing Monday, January 19, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on ABC Family.
On ABC Family's Melissa & Joey: "The Honeymooners" (1/14)
Burbank, CA (December 12, 2014) – Joe surprises Mel with a honeymoon getaway, but things don’t go as planned on the season premiere of “Melissa & Joey,” airing Wednesday, January 14 (8:00PM ET/PT) on ABC Family.
On ABC Family's Baby Daddy: "She Loves Me, She Loves Me Note" (1/14)
Burbank, CA – (December 12, 2014) – Riley admits that she knows how Danny feels about her on the season 4 premiere of “Baby Daddy,” airing Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 8:30PM ET/PT on ABC Family.
ABC Family Orders New Groundbreaking Docu-Series "My Transparent Life" from Ryan Seacrest Productions
Los Angeles, CA (December 11, 2014) – As part of its expansion in the unscripted arena, ABC Family announced today that it has picked up a new docu-series “My Transparent Life” direct to series from Ryan Seacrest Productions (RSP).
Kenny Miller Joins ABC Family as Senior Vice President, Digital Programming and Product
BURBANK, CA (December 10, 2014) – Kenny Miller has been named Senior Vice President, Digital Programming and Product, ABC Family. It was announced today by Tom Ascheim, President ABC Family, to whom he will report. An innovative thinker, digital strategist and technology creator, Miller joins the network with extensive experience creating well-known platforms and products that extend brands by driving deep social and mobile connections.
STARS OF ABC FAMILY'S "MELISSA & JOEY" AND "BABY DADDY" TO PARTICIPATE IN LIVE TWITTER CHATS WITH FANS TONIGHT
Burbank, CA (December 10, 2014) – “Melissa & Joey” stars Melissa Joan Hart, Joey Lawrence, Taylor Spreitler, Christopher Rich and Trevor Donovan and “Baby Daddy” stars Melissa Peterman Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Derek Theler and Tahj Mowry will be live tweeting during the East Coast feeds of their shows on Wednesday, December 10 (8:00–9:00 PM ET/PT).
THE WINTER SEASON PREMIERE OF "PRETTY LITTLE LIARS" AIRS TUESDAY, JANUARY 6 AT 8:00PM ET/PT ON ABC FAMILY
Burbank, CA (Dec. 10, 2014) – Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer are determined to prove Alison killed Mona in “Through a Glass, Darkly,” the winter season premiere of ABC Family’s hit original series “Pretty Little Liars,” premiering Tuesday, January 6th (8:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT). Fans can prepare for the return to Rosewood in an all-day marathon starting at 12:00 PM (ET/PT) and running up to the one-hour winter season premiere at 8:00 PM (ET/PT).
THE FOURTH SEASON PREMIERE OF "SWITCHED AT BIRTH" AIRS TUESDAY, JANUARY 6 AT 9:00PM ET/PT ON ABC FAMILY
Burbank, CA (December 10, 2014) – The family and Emmett discover Bay's impulsive decision to take the blame for Daphne, and no one is happy about it. Meanwhile, Daphne is determined to prove herself worthy of her switchster's sacrifice while also dealing with the challenges of starting college in the fourth season premiere of “Switched at Birth,” airing Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 9:00PM ET/PT on ABC Family.
POP UP SANTA REVEALED! ABC FAMILY BEHIND SURPRISE GIVEAWAYS SWEEPING THE NATION
Burbank, CA (November 21, 2014) – Today on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” ABC Family announced the network’s ownership of Pop Up Santa (#PopUpSanta), the giveaway* craze that launched on November 11th that has been sweeping the nation with holiday cheer. ABC Family also surprised GMA fans gathered in Times Square with special Pop Up Santa gifts to celebrate the network’s annual “25 Days of Christmas” programming event, which starts December 1st. The massive Pop Up Santa initiative features over 50 local giveaways, surprising lucky passersby with items such as gift cards, cozy accessories to fight the winter cold, and even brand new bicycles.
New Holiday Episodes of ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" to Air on Wednesday, December 10
Burbank, CA (November 12, 2014) – There is a whole lot of fate and more than a little Christmas magic in the “Melissa & Joey” and “Baby Daddy” all-new holiday episodes, airing Wednesday, December 10, 2014 (8:00–9:00 PM ET/PT).
AN EARLY SNEAK PEEK OF ABC FAMILY’S NEW HOLIDAY EPISODES OF “SWITCHED AT BIRTH” AND “THE FOSTERS” WILL BE AVAILABLE AHEAD OF THEIR BROADCAST DATE ON WATCH ABC FAMILY AND VOD
View Episodes on WATCH ABC Family and VOD December 1-7 and On-Air Monday, December 8 Starting at 8PM ET/PT on ABC Family
Burbank, CA (November 10, 2014) – ABC Family is making its new holiday episodes of “Switched at Birth” and “The Fosters” available to viewers early on its authenticated WATCH ABC Family service and VOD platforms from Monday, December 1 through Sunday, December 7.
WATCH ABC Family service makes it possible for fans who verify with a participating TV provider to watch a live feed of the network and the most recent episodes of their favorite ABC Family shows on demand anytime, anywhere via desktops, smartphones and tablets. The app is available for free in the App Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore, and the Windows Store.
On ABC Family's Chasing Life: "Locks of Love" (12/09)
Burbank, CA (October 21, 2014) – April’s grandparents come to visit, and April gets a chemo makeover in an all-new special holiday episode of “Chasing Life,” airing during ABC Family’s “25 Days of Christmas,” Tuesday, December 9th at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.
On ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars: "How the 'A' Stole Christmas" (12/09)
Burbank, CA (Oct. 21, 2014) – Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer look for proof to clear Spencer’s name in “How the ‘A’ Stole Christmas,” the special Christmas episode of ABC Family’s hit original series “Pretty Little Liars,” premiering Tuesday, December 9th (8:00 PM – 9:00 PM ET/PT).
SILENT NIGHT, FREAKY NIGHT, ALL IS NOT CALM, ALL IS NOT RIGHT IN A SPECIAL HOLIDAY EPISODE OF “SWITCHED AT BIRTH,” AIRING MONDAY, DECEMBER 8 AT 9:00PM ET/PT ON ABC FAMILY
As the Kennish and Vasquez families prepare to celebrate Christmas in their traditional ways, Bay and Daphne find themselves living each other’s lives as if the switch never happened on an all-new holiday-themed episode of “Switched at Birth,” airing Monday, December 8 at 9:00PM ET/PT on ABC Family.
As the holidays approach, Bay bristles at Kathryn’s festive holiday spirit, complete with homemade peanut brittle and Christmas karaoke, while Daphne is frustrated with Regina’s usual tradition of movies and Chinese food for Christmas. Then, after a joint family dinner including “magical” garlic knots, they wake to discover that the switch never happened. In this alternate life, Bay (Katie Leclerc) is an Olympic hopeful and Daphne (Vanessa Marano) is a successful artist with an upcoming exhibit. Is it the Christmas miracle they’ve always wanted? Could they even get back if they tried?