[02/21/14 - 10:40 AM]
"Switched at Birth" Star Vanessa Marano and "The Fosters" Guest Star Marla Sokoloff to Live Tweet with Fans During the East Coast Broadcasts of the ABC Family Series on Monday, February 24
They'll be up on @ABCFsab and @marlasok during their respective telecasts.

[via press release from ABC Family]


Live Twitter Chats Begin at 8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT

Burbank, CA (February 21, 2014) - "Switched at Birth" star Vanessa Marano (Bay Kennish) and guest star Marla Sokoloff, who plays Dani, Mike's new girlfriend on "The Fosters," will live tweet with fans during the East Coast broadcasts of the original drama series on ABC Family Monday, February 24th.

Vanessa Marano will take over the official "Switched at Birth" Twitter handle (@ABCFsab) to chat with fans live during the East Coast feed of the show on Monday, February 24th, 8:00PM - 9:00PM ET/5:00PM - 6:00PM PT. Fans can tweet their questions for Vanessa to @ABCFsab and include the hashtag #SwitchedAtBirthChat in their messages. In the all-new episode titled "Memory is Your Image of Perfection," Daphne tries to convince Sharee that she needs to find help for her mother. Bay and Toby hatch a plan to get their parents on the same page. Adrianna is at odds with Regina over her new project. Meanwhile, Melody is confused by Travis's behavior.

Guest star Marla Sokoloff will chat live with fans during the East Coast feed of "The Fosters" airing on Monday, February 24th, 9:00PM - 10:00PM ET/6:00PM - 7:00PM PT. Fans should tweet directly to Marla at @marlasok and include the hashtag #TheFostersChat in their tweets to ask their questions. In the episode titled "Kids In The Hall," Callie finds a way to use her photography skills for a good cause, but it unintentionally leads to trouble for someone she cares about. In an effort to clear his own conscience, Brandon makes a deal with an unscrupulous classmate and finds himself in over his head. Mariana deals with the unwelcome consequences of her stunt to earn Chase's affection and tension comes to a head between Jesus and Emma during a wrestling match. Meanwhile, Stef and Lena contemplate another big step for their family.


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

9:00PM ET/6:00PM PT - Marla Sokoloff of "The Fosters" - @marlasok #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; and Gilles Marini ("Brothers and Sisters") as Angelo Sorrento 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.

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. For 2014, ABC Family has launched the "WATCH ABC Family" authenticated service which allows viewers with participating TV subscription services access to 24/7 live viewing of the network, as well as continued on demand access to such popular series at home and on the go via a wide array of devices. 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.

  [february 2014]  


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