[06/04/13 - 11:34 AM]
New Comedy Wednesdays Live Twitter Chats to Include Sterling Knight, Matt Dallas and Guy Torry Wednesday, June 5th
Fans can participate in live Twitter chats with the actors during the East Coast broadcast of "Melissa & Joey," "Baby Daddy" and "Dancing Fools."

[via press release from ABC Family]


Twitter Chats to Take Place Live During the East Coast Feed of New Comedy Wednesdays Airing 8:00 - 9:30 p.m. ET / 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. PT

Burbank, CA (June 4, 2013) - On Wednesday, June 5th, fans can participate in live Twitter chats with actors during the East Coast broadcast of all new episodes of "Melissa & Joey," "Baby Daddy" and "Dancing Fools" as part of ABC Family's Comedy Wednesdays.

Sterling Knight ("Sonny with a Chance," "So Random") guest stars as Lennox's artist boyfriend Zander on "Melissa and Joey." From his handle @SterlingKnight, he will interact with fans and answer viewer questions during an all new episode on Wednesday, June 5th 8:00 p.m. ET/ 5:00 p.m. PT. Fans should include #MelissaandJoeyChat in their tweets. During the episode, "Toxic Parents," Lennox decides to get a tattoo after her boyfriend Zander tells her she shouldn't.

Matt Dallas ("Kyle XY"), who guest stars as Riley's new love interest, Fitch, on ABC Family's original comedy series "Baby Daddy," will participate in a live chat via Twitter during the East Coast feed of the all-new episode airing on Wednesday, June 5th, 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT. Fans are invited to ask Matt their questions about the series and can tweet to Matt's Twitter handle @themattdallas. They should include the hashtag #BabyDaddyChat in their tweets. In the episode titled "There's Something Fitchy Going On," Ben discovers a shocking secret about Riley's new beau, Fitch (played by Matt Dallas), and tries to warn her.

Guy Torry, star of ABC Family's ultimate reality dance show, "Dancing Fools," will tweet with fans at @guytorry during the East Coast broadcast of the show, beginning at 9:00 pm ET / 6:00 pm PT. Fans can tweet at his handle @GuyTorry and include #DancingFoolsChat in their messages. In the episode "Playing Dress Up," "Baby Daddy" cast Jean-Luc Bilodeau (Ben), Chelsea Kane (Riley) and Derek Theler (Danny) drop by to surprise their TV Mom Melissa Peterman and her sidekick VJ Guy Torry.


8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT - Sterling Knight live Twitter chat for "Melissa & Joey" @SterlingKnight

8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT - Matt Dallas live Twitter chat for "Baby Daddy" @ themattdallas

9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT - Guy Torry live Twitter chat for "Dancing Fools" @GuyTorry

"Melissa and Joey" stars Melissa Joan Hart, Joey Lawrence, Taylor Spreitler and Nick Robinson, and is executive-produced by Bob Young & David Kendall, Paula Hart, Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence. Guest stars in "Toxic Parents" include Sterling Knight, Erin Cardillo and Brandon Quinn.

"Baby Daddy" follows Ben (Bilodeau), a young man in his early 20s living the life of a bachelor as a bartender in New York City with his buddy, Tucker (Mowry), and his brother, Danny (Theler), a professional hockey player. Their lives are turned upside down when they come home one day to find a baby girl left on the doorstep by an ex-girlfriend of Ben's. After much deliberation, Ben decides to raise the baby with the help of his friends and his protective and sometimes over-bearing mother, Bonnie (Peterman), and his close female friend, Riley (Kane), who has had a secret crush on him since childhood. Riley is hopeful that Ben will finally take notice, but she doesn't realize that Ben's brother, Danny, is harboring a secret crush on her.

"Dancing Fools" features the best, funniest, most outrageous and memorable user-generated dances caught on camera and presented in front of a live studio audience. Hosted by Melissa Peterman ("Baby Daddy") with help from VJ Guy Torry, each week features a dance-off between competitors for a $10,000 prize. Created and executive-produced by Phil Gurin, "Dancing Fools" is produced by The Gurin Company ("The Singing Bee," "Oh Sit!"). It is hosted by Melissa Peterman and features VJ Guy Torry.

Part of the Disney/ABC Television Group, ABC Family is distributed in over 97 million homes. ABC Family features programming reflecting today's families, entertaining and connecting with adults through relatable programming about today's relationships - told with a mix of diversity, passion, humor and heart. ABC Family's programming is a combination of network-defining original series and original movies, quality acquired series and blockbuster theatricals. Emmy(R) Award-winning ABCFamily.com provides a variety of interactive entertainment and community features from rich, fan-centric programming - including blogs, viewing parties, webisodes, full episodes of the network's hit programming, along with sneak peek exclusive previews and behind-the-scenes clips. ABC Family is also the destination for annual Holiday events with "13 Nights of Halloween" and "25 Days of Christmas." ABC Family. A New Kind of Family.

  [june 2013]  


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