AS RUMORS FLY, DECISIONS REGARDING LOYALTY ARE MADE,
IN AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF "SWITCHED AT BIRTH,"
MONDAY, JUNE 27th AT 9:00 ET/PT ON ABC FAMILY
Academy Award(R) Winner Marlee Matlin and Austin Butler Guest Star
Lucas Grabeel Performs an Original Song in Episode
Burbank, CA (June 23, 2011) - As if sharing families hasn't been tumultuous enough for the two girls, Bay and Daphne come to find out they are now dating guys who strictly belonged to the other in some form of their previous lives, on "Switched at Birth" on ABC Family, Monday, June 27 at 9:00PM ET/PT. Academy Award Winner Marlee Matlin and Austin Butler ("Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure") guest star in the episode.
In "Dance Amongst Daggers," tensions continue to grow while Kathyrn hosts the annual school benefit at the Kennish residence, where her new family becomes a spectacle for all of Mission Hills to gossip about. Toby and his friend Wilke's (Austin Butler) band are excited to perform at the benefit, but they're in need of a drummer - can Daphne's deaf friend Emmett really play the drums? As the night goes on, Daphne is faced with a heartbreaking decision -- to choose between a family she barely knows and an exciting new love interest who makes her feel that being deaf is not an issue. Meanwhile, Melody (Marlee Matlin) and John appear to be establishing a bond during the benefit. As rumors fly about the family's real situation, Kathryn has a difficult time accepting her husband's new friend. Making matters worse, Regina accepts a dinner invitation from the ex-husband of one of Kathyrn's best friends.
"Switched at Birth" is executive-produced by Lizzy Weiss ("Blue Crush"), Paul Stupin ("Make It or Break It") and John Ziffren ("Melissa & Joey," "Make It or Break It"). The series also stars newcomer Katie Leclerc as Daphne Vasquez; Vanessa Marano ("Gilmore Girls") as Bay Kennish; Constance Marie ("George Lopez") as Regina Vasquez; D.W. Moffett ("Friday Night Lights") as John Kennish; Lea Thompson ("Back to the Future," "Caroline in the City") as Kathryn Kennish; Lucas Grabeel ("High School Musical") as Toby Kennish; and newcomer Sean Berdy as Emmett.
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