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MARCI COOPERSTEIN PROMOTED TO VICE PRESIDENT, PROGRAMMING AND DEVELOPMENT, ABC FAMILY
Marci Cooperstein has been promoted to Vice President, Programming and Development, ABC Family, it was announced today by Kate Juergens, Executive Vice President, Original Programming and Development, ABC Family to whom she reports.
“Marci has a proven ability to develop shows that connect with millennials and further our brand,” said Juergens. “She is a gifted leader with great passion, a creative edge and an exceptional eye for talent.”
In her new position, Cooperstein will focus on identification and development of new original series in both the drama and comedy genres. She also has oversight of existing one hour dramas, including “Twisted.”
ABC Family Hit Original Series “Melissa & Joey,” “Baby Daddy,” “Switched at Birth”and “Pretty Little Liars” Return with All-New Episodes!
ABC Family announces a red-hot summer line-up with the premiere of four new original series including reality competition series “Dancing Fools,” family drama “The Fosters,” mystery drama “Twisted” and docu-soap “The Vineyard.” Summer premiere dates are also set for returning original series “Melissa & Joey,” “Baby Daddy,” “Switched at Birth” and “Pretty Little Liars.”
“Dancing Fools” premieres Wednesday, May 29th, at 9:00 – 9:30 p.m. ET/PT. The half-hour comedy clip show features the funniest, most outrageous and memorable dances caught on camera. The dancers from the top two clips of the week compete on stage for a chance to win $10,000. The series is hosted by Melissa Peterman, who also stars in ABC Family’s “Baby Daddy” and in the upcoming ABC reality series “Bet on Your Baby.”
DAPHNE AND TRAVIS’ FALLING OUT HAS A DOMINO EFFECT ON AN ALL NEW EPISODE OF “SWITCHED AT BIRTH,” AIRING MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18 AT 8:00 ET/PT ON ABC FAMILY
Zoey Deutch, Lea Thompson’s Real Life Daughter, Guest Stars
A “Switched at Birth” Catch-Up Marathon Airs That Day From 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM ET/PT
A decision sets off a chain of events on an all new episode of “Switched at Birth,” airing Monday, February 18 at 8:00PM ET/PT on ABC Family. A six part catch-up marathon airs first, starting at 2:00PM ET/PT.
In “Drive in the Knife,” Daphne and Travis (guest star Ryan Lane) have a falling out that sets off a series of events that neither of them saw coming. Bay and Noah’s (guest star Max Lloyd-Jones) relationship blossoms, but Emmett won’t give up without a fight.
Meanwhile, Toby meets a new girl at his father’s campaign headquarters. Zoey Deutch (“Beautiful Creatures,” “Ringer”) guest stars as Elisa, a volunteer with a secret agenda.
“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 Awakening Conscience strikes on an all new episode of Switched At Birth on ABC Family (chipandco.com)
- Switched at Birth goes without sound for an all new episode airing March 4th (chipandco.com)