RJ MITTE OF "SWITCHED AT BIRTH" AND HAYDEN BYERLY OF "THE FOSTERS" TO PARTICIPATE IN LIVE TWITTER CHAT WITH FANS DURING THE EAST COAST FEEDS OF THEIR SERIES MONDAY FEBRUARY 3RD ON ABC FAMILY
Live Twitter Chats Begin at 8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT
Burbank, CA (January 31, 2014) - Recurring guest star RJ Mitte ("Campbell Bingman") of "Switched at Birth" and Hayden Byerly ("Jude Jacob") of "The Fosters" will live tweet with fans during the East Coast broadcasts of their series on ABC Family Monday, February 3rd, 2014.
RJ Mitte will chat live during the East Coast feed of "Switched at Birth," airing on Monday, February 3rd, 8:00PM - 9:00PM ET/5:00PM - 6:00PM PT. Fans should tweet to RJ at @RJMitte and include the hashtag #SwitchedAtBirthChat in their messages. In the all-new episode titled "It Hurts to Wait With Love If Love Is Somewhere Else," Bay is surprised by her feelings when she learns that Emmett has started dating again. The tension between Daphne and Campbell continues to grow. Jorge asks Daphne to join him at a family function. Regina and Angelo have a heart-to-heart over their business ventures. Meanwhile, John surprises the family when he makes an unusual purchase.
"The Fosters" star Hayden Byerly will chat live with fans during the East Coast feed of the series, airing on Monday, February 3rd, 9:00PM - 10:00PM ET/6:00PM - 7:00PM PT. Fans can tweet their questions directly to Hayden at @haydenbyerly and include the hashtag #TheFostersChat in their tweets. In the episode titled "Family Day," a miscommunication during a family visit makes things awkward between Brandon and Callie. Rita (guest star Rosie O'Donnell) informs Stef and Lena that Callie's plans for the future may not include them. But when a secret Callie shares with one of her housemates leads to tragedy, Callie just might reconsider her situation. Stef and Lena talk to Jude about moving forward with his adoption, and he must decide if he wants to be part of the Foster family, even if Callie does not. A gesture from Frank catches Stef and Lena off guard, and Lena attempts to convince Stef that it's time to make amends.
8:00PM ET/5:00PM PT - RJ Mitte of "Switched at Birth" - @RjMitte #SwitchedAtBirthChat
9:00PM ET/6:00PM PT - Hayden Byerly of "The Fosters" - @haydenbyerly #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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