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Melissa Joan Hart Talks Halloween on Melissa & Joey!


This year, ABC Family’s Melissa & Joey’s Halloween episode (Tonight, 8/7C) is doing a bit of a time warp and getting all Sabrina The Teenage Witch – right down to guest starring Beth Broderick, who played Sabrina’s Aunt Zelda on the show.

Late last week, Melissa Joan Hart, who directed the special, sat down to talk with a group of fans and bloggers about the episode.

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Tweet With The Dead During PLL We Love You To DeAth Special!


ABC Family’s Halloween special, Pretty Little Liars: We Love You To DeAth takes fans behind the scenes of the network’s most popular series. Janel Parrish, Andrea Parker, Bryce Johnson and Val Chermkovskiy, Janel’s partner on Dancing with the Stars, will live live tweet with fans.

Being a Halloween special, it wouldn’t be right to just chat with he current cast, so there will be a Dearly Departed segment featuring interviews with some of A’s victims – Bianca Lawson, Ryan Merriman and Bryce Johnson.

Pretty Little Liars airs Tuesday, October 21st (8/7C). Follow the jump for details.

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ABC Family Picks Up Atitches, Network’s First Procedural; Renews Young & Hungry!


ABC Family has greenlit new sci-fi procedural hybrid Stitches – folloing a young woman who has been recruited into a  covert government agency to be ‘stitched’ into the minds of the recently deceased to use their memories to investigate murders and mysteries that otherwise have gone to the grave with them.

The network also renewed Young & Hungry – about a feisty young woman who has been hired as personal chef to a wealthy young entrepreneur.

For further details, follow the jump.

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New Eps of PLL, Melissa & Joey and Baby Daddy Highlight ABC Family’s 16th Annual 13 Nights of Halloween!


ABC Family’s 13 Nights of Halloween has become a tradition. Now in its 16th year, the festivities include new episodes of network his – Pretty Little Liars, Melissa & Joey and Baby Daddy – along with Fan Appreciation and ‘Freak Out’ specials, as well as classic movies like Beetlejuice, The Addams Family and Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride.

New additions to the event include Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows and Laika’s stop-action horror-comedy, Para Norman.

ABC Family’s 13 Nights of Halloween  begin Sunday, October 19th and conclude on Friday, October 31st.

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Chasing Life S1 Ep 9 What to Expect When You’re Expecting Chemo Preview


Here’s a promo for this week’s episode of Chasing Life. I think when the show returns, after it’s summer break, I’m going to have to start recapping it when part 2 launches in the winter. It’s quickly become one of the few shows of the summer that I really look forward to every week.

This week, various secrets come out and we start to see some of the fallout as April prepares for her first Chemo treatment. Up until now the show has remained surprisingly light considering its serious topic, but I suspect things will go dark when it comes back. Two more episodes until it goes away until the winter. Have I said recently how much I HATE how ABC Family’s schedules shows? Chasing Life airs Tuesday nights on ABC Family.

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Brand New The Fosters, Switched At Birth and Chasing Life Promos


I was addicted to Switched At Birth for the first three seasons, but got out of the habit due to ABC Family’s god awful scheduling and penchant for pulling shows off the air for months at a time.

My new obsessions are The Fosters – a great little show with heart  and their Tuesday night cancer drama Chasing Life.  I was a little skeptical about getting involved with ABC Family again since they rip out my heart EVERY SINGLE TIME by not giving shows a chance to grow. I’m hoping they stick with The Fosters and Chasing Life but I seriously doubt they will. I refuse to go down the Pretty Little Liars circle jerk rabbit hole.

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Pretty Little Liars Get Two More Seasons To Suss Out A!

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On the day of the show’s fifth season premiere, ABC Family has announced that Pretty Little Liars has been picked up for two more seasons. Will it take that long to nail A, or will they go on to have other adventures? Now the show’s creative staff have time to figure that out.

Pretty Little Liars returns to ABC Family this evening at 8/7C. Check out the entire press release after the jump.

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Young & Hungry? Win Free Groceries for a Year!

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As part of its run-up to the series premiere of Young & Hungry, starring Emily Osment, ABC Family has launched a promotion that gives viewers the chance to win free groceries for a year. How? By posting a photo of themselves with their favorite food on Instagram. Entries must be posted by Monday, June 30th. Follow the jump for details.

Young & Hungry premieres on Wednesday, June 25th (8/7C).

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ABC Greenlights Three, Renews Two!


ABC Family has greenlit three new series and renewed its comedy block of Melissa & Joey and Baby Daddy. New are Alice in Arabian, Recovery Road and Unstrung.

Alice in Arabian follows the efforts of Alice to return home after being abducted by her Saudi Arabian extended family and confined to her grandfather’s royal compound. Recovery Road, based on the Blake Nelson YA novel, focuses on a teenaged girl named Maddie and her attempts to deal with addiction. Unstrung ‘explores the sexy, cutthroat, and emotional stakes of the professional world tour of tennis as brother and sister Luke and Ellie Holt compete to move up the ranks.’

For more details, check out the press release after the jump.

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ABC Family Sets Summer 2014 Schedule!

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Three new series and three returnees highlight ABC Families Summer 2014 schedule. Joining Pretty Little Liars, Switched at Birth and The Fosters will be Chasing Life, Young & Hungry and Mystery Girls. Chasing Life will follow PLL on June 10th; Switched at Birth and The Fosters will return on June 16th, and Young and Hungry will premiere on June 25th.

Follow the jump for the press release – including series descriptions and premiere dates and times.

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