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All Types of Families are Featured on ABC Family

*Updated 7/15/13*
In 2013 ABC family did not host an upfront event, most likely because the fate of more than one show is still unknown. ABC Family is one of those rare television stations where I am going to try everything that premieres on that channel at least once. I may not love everything but, I must say I am addicted to more than a handful of their hit television programs. Summer programming is where Abc Family shines and I must say that this year is no different; there are new hits and returning favorites for everyone to enjoy. Although there is still no word on what lies ahead for previous summer hits such as Bunheads, and the lying game, that is no reason not to tune in this summer and get wrapped up in; the mystery, friendships, and family that remains a key component of ABC Family original series.

Updated 7/15/13 - Sad News Lying Game and Bunheads Fans
According to several of the leading co-stars. The show has not been picked up for a third season. Although Season two ended on a cliffhanger, the lying game has always been a border line show in terms of ratings. With the plethora of new shows in the works at ABC Family, I guess season 3 was not feasible. Tell us your favorite Lying Game moments. Or just your vent frustrations in the comments section!

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8 P.M. – Switched At Birth (Season Premiered June 10th 2013)
9 P.M. – The Fosters (Series Premiered June 3rd 2013)


8 P.M. – Pretty Little Liars (Season 4 Premiered June 11th 2013)
9 P.M. – Twisted (Series Premiered June 11th 2013)
10 P.M. – The Vineyard (Series Premieres July 23rd 2013)


8 P.M. – Melissa & Joey (Season Premiered May 29th 2013)
8:30 P.M. – Baby Daddy (Season Premiered May 29th 2013)
9 P.M. – Spell-Mageddon (Series Premieres July 24th 2013)


9 P.M. – Dancing Fools (Timeslot Premiere June 28th 2013)


The Vineyard - Series Premieres July 23rd 2013
The Vineyard is a dramatic coming-of-age docu-soap, which follows a handful of twenty somethings in Martha’s Vineyard for the summer. It is created and executive produced by Dave Broome (The Biggest Loser) and Brian Smith (MasterChef) and produced by 25/7 Prods.

Spell-Mageddon - Series Premieres July 24th 2013
An hour-long game show where contestants take on hilarious distractions while spelling increasingly challenging words. The series, created and executive produced by Adam Reed, Adam Freeman and Leslie Greif of Thinkfactory Media (Hatfields & McCoys), will premiere on July 24, joining ABC Family’s Wednesday night comedy line-up at 9 PM,

Chasing Life (formerly Terminals) – Premieres Winter 2014
Chasing Life is an adaptation of the successful Televisa Spanish-language Mexican television series. The pilot was produced by Lionsgate in association with Televisa. As part of the series pickup, ABC Family and its in-house production arm BV Family Prods have come on board as co-producers. Kapital Entertainment’s Aaron Kaplan (The Neighbors), who has shepherded the project for the past two years, is executive producing alongside writers Susanna Fogel and Joni Lefkowitz, who joined last year and whose script was greenlighted to pilot. Chasing Life stars Italia Ricci as April, an ambitious young newspaper reporter who tries to balance her career aspirations with her family — her widowed mom Sara (Mary Page Keller), rebellious little sister Brenna (Haley Ramm), and her grandmother. Just as things start to look up at work, home and on the romance front with co-worker Dominic (Richard Brancatisano), April gets the devastating news from an estranged uncle that she has cancer.

Ravenswood – Premieres October 2013
Ravenswood is an American teen drama mystery-thriller television series created by I. Marlene King, Oliver Goldstick and Joseph Dougherty. A spin-off of Pretty Little Liars. Set in the fictional town of Ravenswood, Pennsylvania, the series will follow five strangers whose lives become intertwined by a deadly curse that has plagued their town for generations


Baby Daddy - Renewed for Season 3!!!!!!!

Melissa and Joey – 20 episodes Back- order for Season 3 & RENEWED for a 20 episode Season 4 

Pretty Little Liars – Renewed for season 5

Switched At Birth - Renewed for season 3

The Fosters - renewed for season 2


Bunheads -  according to abc family the series has been cancelled

Dancing Fools

The Lying Game   - according to the lead actress the series has been cancelled

The Fosters - Has been Renewed for Season 2 and will return in January

Switched At Birth - Has been renewed for season 3

Twisted - Has gotten a 10 episode back order for season 1


I am an ABCF fan, I have been a fan since they teamed up Secret Life and MIOBI on Monday nights, and I look forward to campus crush every august. That being said I know a lot of fans are nervous about the future of their favorite show, especially since ABCF has more shows in production and airing now than ever before. Most likely one or two shows will get cancelled this season, which is just the law of averages however it may not be as bad as most people are thinking. ABCF now has established its base and they may be looking to expand their nights of original programming, or how many nights they have original programming in the winter. You never know, so my suggestion is to watch to your hearts content and let ABCF do what they are going to do. So what are you watching on ABCF? Are you looking for a recap and review of your favorite ABCF shows? Do you like the Lying game or twisted? Bunheads or the Fosters? What do you think will be cancelled this summer? Let us know in the comments section!


  1. I Love the fosters! I cannot wait for Mondays!!!! :) Right now its a toss up between Twisted and the Lying Game


    1. Love your blog but next time can you leave more than just the web address! thanks for visiting

    2. Sorry I didn't get the whole thing I was distracted by a phone call. I was going to say, What do you think about this post "Why Jane By Design Needs to Comeback." I see that you about abcc family and would really like to what you think! Again sorry about before.

    3. I actually like your blog post and your right the way viewership is counted is an outdated system that needs to be corrected. I also feel that bubble shows should always write their season finales in a way that allows the fans to get some closure, obv this didnt happen here. There is rumors of a chloe, the king movie... mayb abcf will consider a jane movie or will at least cast her in something else she was amazing!

      Hey don't forget to follow my blog of facebook and twitter! I think my reviews are gonna focus on CW, ABCF, and Hulu original series most likely starting next month!

  3. I LOVE switched at birth, the foster and bunheads! I will boycott the family chan. and bring people with me if they cancel any of these shows, after they cancelled Jane by design I almost left but I still have these 3... omg I will be soooo upset if they mess with my shows! BRING JANE BACK!

    1. I think that switched at birth and the fosters are pretty safe. I am only worried about bunheads

    2. Thank you for checking out the blog. I will be doing reviews on abc family shows by the end of the month. Don't forget to like us on Facebook and follow us on twitter!

  4. I was sooo upset to find out Jane by design is gone, what a huge mistake. If they dare mess with switched at birth or the fosters I will boycott the family chan! I love bunheads too, they better not mess with my shows! BRING BACK JANE!!!


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