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[07/12/13 - 10:44 AM]
Vanessa Marano of "Switched at Birth" and the Creators of "The Fosters" to Participate in Live Twitter Chat with Fans During East Coast Broadcast of Their Series Monday, July 15
The latter's Peter Paige and Bradley Bredeweg will be tweeting via their handles @ThePeterPaige and @BradleyBredeweg.

[via press release from ABC Family]

VANESSA MARANO OF "SWITCHED AT BIRTH" AND THE CREATORS OF "THE FOSTERS" TO CHAT LIVE WITH FANS VIA TWITTER DURING THE EAST COAST BROADCASTS OF THEIR SERIES MONDAY, JULY 15 ON ABC FAMILY

Burbank, CA (July 12, 2013) - Vanessa Marano, who stars as Bay Kennish on "Switched at Birth," and Peter Paige and Bradley Bredeweg, Creators and Executive Producers of "The Fosters," will participate in live chats via Twitter during the East Coast broadcasts of their series Monday, July 15th, starting at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT.

Vanessa Marano will be tweeting live during the East Coast broadcast of "Switched at Birth" from 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. PT. Fans can ask Vanessa their questions by tweeting her at the ABC Family official "Switched at Birth" handle @ABCFsab. They should include the hashtag #SwitchedAtBirthChat in their tweets. In the new episode of "Switched at Birth," Bay is intimidated when she meets a cool, confident Army medic (guest star Allison Scagliotti, "Warehouse 13") who served with Ty in Afghanistan. Meanwhile, Daphne is torn between her obligation to her family and her desire to spend time with Jace. John must face the reality of his situation, and Angelo offers to help Regina bring in business.

Peter Paige and Bradley Bredeweg, Creators and Executive Producers of "The Fosters," will be tweeting via their handles @ThePeterPaige and @BradleyBredeweg during the East Coast broadcast of "The Fosters" from 9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. PT. To ask Peter and Brad a question, fans should tweet at either of their handles and include the hashtag #TheFostersChat. In the new episode of "The Fosters" titled "The Fallout," Jesus and Mariana face off over recent betrayals. When Lexi's parents take measures to keep her away from Jesus, Lexi makes a desperate decision, which could have serious and lasting consequences for her and her family. Meanwhile, Lena urges Callie to participate during her weekly group therapy sessions. Callie is conflicted but she opens up to Brandon, who supports her as she confronts a painful memory from her past. Jude hopes to impress his new friend Connor, who comes over to work on a school project. Bradley Bredeweg and Peter Paige wrote the episode along with Zoila Amelia Galeano.

Summary:

8:00PM ET/5:00PM PT - Vanessa Marano of "Switched at Birth" - @ABCFsab #SwitchedAtBirthChat

9:00PM ET/6:00PM PT - Peter Paige and Bradley Bredeweg of "The Fosters" - @ThePeterPaige @BradleyBredeweg #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.





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