DAPHNE AND BAY ARE EXCITED FOR PROM AND ANGELO RETURNS
ON THE SPRING FINALE EPISODE OF "SWITCHED AT BIRTH,"
AIRING TUESDAY, MARCH 20 AT 8:00 ET/PT ON ABC FAMILY
Academy Award(R) Winner Marlee Matlin ("Children of a Lesser God"),
Gilles Marini ("Brothers & Sisters"), Corbin Bernsen ("Psych") and
Austin Butler ("Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure") Guest Star
Burbank, CA (March 15, 2012) - Daphne, Wilke, Bay and Emmett are headed to prom while Angelo's return surprises everyone on the Spring finale of "Switched at Birth" on ABC Family, airing Tuesday, March 20 at 8:00PM ET/PT. The network will air a special "Switched at Birth" marathon (9 episodes) leading up to the finale, Tuesday, March 20, from 11:00PM - 8:00PM ET/PT.
In "Venus, Cupid, Folly, and Time," it's prom time at Carlton School for the Deaf and Daphne is excited to ask Wilke to be her date, but things don't go as planned and Travis ends up joining them. Emmett asks Bay to be his guest, but what should be a magical night for the two of them, is at risk of getting ruined with Emmett's secret haunting him. Angelo's return causes more problems for the two families and Kathyrn and John's marriage is tested when their lawyer gets a little too close.
"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. Marlee Matlin guest stars as Melody Bledsoe, Gilles Marini as Angelo, Corbin Bernsen as James Wilkerson, Austin Butler as Wilke, Sam Page as Craig Tebbe, Christopher Wiehl as Patrick Beemer, Dee Wallace as Colleen Vandernoot and Ryan Lane as Travis.
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