CONSTANCE MARIE OF "SWITCHED AT BIRTH" AND GUEST STAR GARRETT CLAYTON OF "THE FOSTERS" TO CHAT LIVE VIA TWITTER DURING THE EAST COAST FEEDS OF THEIR SERIES, MONDAY, JANUARY 27 ON ABC FAMILY
Live Twitter Chats Begin at 8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT
Burbank, CA (January 24, 2014) - "Switched at Birth" star Constance Marie (Regina Vasquez) and Garrett Clayton, who guest stars on "The Fosters" as Mariana's crush Chase Dillon, will live tweet with fans during the East Coast broadcasts of the original drama series on ABC Family, Monday, January 27, 2014.
Constance Marie will chat live during the East Coast feed of "Switched at Birth," airing on Monday, January 27th, 8:00PM - 9:00PM ET/5:00PM - 6:00PM PT. Fans should tweet to Marie at @GoConstance to ask their questions and should include the hashtag #SwitchedAtBirthChat in their tweets. In the episode titled "Fountain," Daphne's attempt at building a friendship with her field hockey teammate, Sharee, has been met with lukewarm reception at best, and it takes a turn for the worse when Sharee gets in trouble at school. Bay agrees to help her art teacher Teresa set up a showing at a Minneapolis gallery, in an effort to get a letter of recommendation for her art school application. Meanwhile, a business opportunity puts Regina in a conflicted position.
"The Fosters" guest star Garrett Clayton ("Teen Beach Movie") will chat live with fans during the East Coast feed of the series airing on Monday, January 27th, 9:00PM - 10:00PM ET/6:00PM - 7:00PM PT. Fans can tweet directly to Clayton at @garrettclayton1 and include the hashtag #TheFostersChat in their messages. In the episode titled "Things Unsaid," Callie's probation officer learns of Callie and Brandon's relationship and it poses serious consequences for both teens. Stef and Lena are forced to take more severe measures to keep them apart. Still wanting to believe that their love will find a way, the two take a risk to communicate but it's only a matter of time before they are discovered. Meanwhile, Stef returns to work, leaving Lena riddled with anxiety. Jesus bonds with his wrestling team but Lena's reaction to a hazing tradition threatens to shake the hard-earned respect of his teammates. Kelsey's jealousy over Mariana's growing attraction to Chase (Garrett Clayton) leads Kelsey to expose some nasty secrets from Mariana's past. Fearing Callie's actions will get them both sent away from the Fosters' home, Jude makes preparations.
8:00PM ET/5:00PM PT - Constance Marie of "Switched at Birth" - @GoConstance #SwitchedAtBirthChat
9:00PM ET/6:00PM PT - Garrett Clayton of "The Fosters" - @garrettclayton1 #TheFostersChat
"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 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; with guest star Marlee Matlin ("The West Wing").
Winner of 2013's Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Breakout Show, "The Fosters" is executive-produced by 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 executive producers and writers, along with Joanna Johnson ("Make it or Break it"). "The Fosters" stars Teri Polo ("Meet the Parents") as Stef Foster, Sherri Saum ("In Treatment") as Lena Adams Foster, Jake T. Austin ("Wizards of Waverly Place") as Jesus Foster, Hayden Byerly ("Parenthood") as Jude Jacob, David Lambert ("Aaron Stone") as Brandon Foster, Maia Mitchell ("Teen Beach Movie") as Callie Jacob, Danny Nucci ("Titanic") as Mike Foster and Cierra Ramirez ("The Secret Life of the American Teenager") as Mariana Foster. Greg Gugliotta, Elaine Goldsmith Thomas, Benny Medina, and John Ziffren also serve as executive producers. The series is produced by Nuyorican Productions, Inc., and Prodco, Inc.
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