BAY HAS TROUBLE WARMING UP TO MELODY AND KATHRYN DECIDES TO WRITE A BOOK ON AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF "SWITCHED AT BIRTH,"
AIRING TUESDAY, JANUARY 10 AT 8:00 ET/PT ON ABC FAMILY
Academy Award(R) Winner Marlee Matlin, Austin Butler ("Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure") and Maiara Walsh ("Desperate Housewives," "Mean Girls 2") Guest Star
Burbank, CA (December 19, 2011) - Bay tries desperately to earn points with Emmet's mom, Melody, and Kathyrn decides to embark in a new adventure, in an all-new episode of "Switched at Birth" on ABC Family, airing Tuesday, January 10 at 8:00PM ET/PT.
In "The Tempest," Bay tries to impress Melody with her ASL (American Sign Language) knowledge, trying to earn some points as Emmet's girlfriend - to no avail. Meanwhile, Regina tries to help Bay with Melody at a game night, but finds this to be harder than expected. When Kathyrn is approached by a local reporter to turn their family baby-swap story into a book, she balks at sensationalizing it and considers writing her own version of the truth, but will Regina also think this is a good idea? Daphne tries to fit in with her new friend Simone, who happens to be an old friend of Bay's, and Wilke and Toby try to earn some extra money by making fake ID's.
"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 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 Sean Berdy as Emmett Bledsoe. Academy Award(R) Winner Marlee Matlin guest stars as Melody Bledsoe, Austin Butler as Wilke and Maiara Walsh as Simone.
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