[06/21/13 - 02:34 PM]
Live Twitter Chats with Cassi Thomson of "Switched at Birth" and Cierra Ramirez of "The Fosters" to Take Place During All-New Episodes of ABC Family's Monday Night Dramas
They'll be up on @CassiNThomson and @cierraramirez during their respective telecasts.

[via press release from ABC Family]


Twitter Chats to Take Place Live During the East Coast Feeds Starting at 8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT

Burbank, CA (June 21, 2013) - "Switched at Birth" star Cassi Thomson and Cierra Ramirez of "The Fosters" will participate in live chats via Twitter during the East Coast feeds of their series' all-new episodes airing on Monday, June 24 on ABC Family.

Actress Cassi Thomson will chat live during the East Coast feed of an all-new episode of "Switched at Birth," airing on Monday, June 24, 8:00PM - 9:00PM ET/5:00PM - 6:00PM PT. Fans should tweet to Cassi at @CassiNThomson to ask their questions and should include the hashtag #SwitchedAtBirthChat in their tweets.

In "Switched at Birth," Cassi plays Nikki Papagus, Toby's fiancée. Toby and Nikki's sudden engagement left the Kennish clan shocked at the young couple's decision to marry. And now, as wedding plans start to be made, Nikki must deal with her future mother-in-law's desire for an elaborate wedding, and she and Toby's struggle to adapt to "adult" life.

Cierra Ramierez, star of ABC Family's new original drama "The Fosters," will participate in a live Twitter chat during the East Coast feed of the series airing on Monday, June 24, 9:00PM - 10:00PM ET/6:00PM - 7:00PM PT. Fans are invited to ask Cierra their questions about the series by tweeting to her Twitter handle @cierraramirez. They should include the hashtag #TheFostersChat in their tweets.

In "The Fosters," Cierra plays Mariana, the adopted teen daughter of Stef Foster and Lena Adams. Cierra can also be recognized for her role as pregnant teen Kathy on ABC Family's "The Secret Life of the American Teenager." Her other TV credits include Disney Channel's "The Suite Life of Zack and Cody," "Desperate Housewives," "Zoey 101" and "CSI: Miami." She was the lead in the film "Girl in Progress," a performance for which she received both an Alma and an Imagen Award.

In the episode titled "Quinceañera," Lena wants to throw Mariana the perfect Quinces party, while Stef balks at the cost of the event. Prompted by her moms, Mariana invites Callie to be in her court and Callie awkwardly accepts. Later, Mariana stumbles upon news that could completely ruin her special day.


8:00PM ET/5:00PM PT - Cassi Thomson of "Switched at Birth" - @CassiNThomson #SwitchedAtBirthChat

9:00PM ET/6:00PM PT - Cierra Ramirez of "The Fosters" - @cierraramirez #TheFostersChat

"Switched at Birth" is executive-produced by Lizzy Weiss ("Blue Crush"), Paul Stupin ("Make It or Break It"), Becky Hartman Edwards ("Parenthood") and John Ziffren ("Melissa & Joey," "Make It or Break It"). The series 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; Sean Berdy as Emmett Bledsoe; and Gilles Marini ("Brothers and Sisters") as Angelo Sorrento with guest star Marlee Matlin ("The West Wing").

"The Fosters" is from executive producer Jennifer Lopez, ("American Idol," "What to Expect When You're Expecting," "The Back-Up Plan") and created by Bradley Bredeweg and Peter Paige ("Queer As Folk"), who also serve as writers and executive producers, "The Fosters" stars Teri Polo, Sherri Saum, Jake T. Austin, Hayden Byerly, David Lambert, Maia Mitchell, Danny Nucci and Cierra Ramirez. Joanna Johnson ("Make it or Break it"), Elaine Goldsmith Thomas, Benny Medina and Greg Gugliotta also serve as executive producers. The series is produced by Nuyorican Productions, Inc., and Prodco, Inc.

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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