ABC Family Has Begun Production on the New One-Hour Series 'Bunheads' Which Will Premiere Monday, June 11

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April 13th, 2012

via press release:

Burbank, CA (April 13, 2012) – ABC Family has begun production on the new drama series, “Bunheads,” filming in Los Angeles. Set to premiere on Monday, June 11th at 9:00pm ET/PT,“Bunheads” is the tale of a Las Vegas showgirl who impulsively marries a man, moves to his sleepy coastal town, and takes an uneasy role at her new mother-in-law’s dance school.


Executive-produced by Amy Sherman-Palladino (“Gilmore Girls”) and headlined by Tony Award®-winning actor Sutton Foster, “Bunheads” also stars Kaitlyn Jenkins, Julia Goldani Telles, Bailey Buntain and Emma Dumont. Kelly Bishop (“Gilmore Girls”) guest stars as Fanny Flowers.


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. Emmy® Award-winning provides a variety of interactive entertainment and community features, from rich, fan-centric programming – including blogs, viewing parties, webisodes, full episodes of the network’s hit programming, along with sneak peek exclusive previews and behind-the-scenes clips. 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.

  • Jenny

    The only reason I’m giving this show a chance is because of Amy. If her name weren’t attached I don’t think I’d be the least bit curious especially with that lackluster first promo ABC Family.

  • James

    The extended promo is a big improvement:

    I think the cast is what’s getting me excited for this. Kelly Bishop, Alan Ruck, Stacey Oristano, Rose Abdoo. Awesome lineup.

  • RyanCanada

    Never herd of any of these cast members.

  • Jim

    Even with Amy attached, that extended preview doesn’t do a thing for me.

    The cast doesn’t particularly excite either.

    I’ll pass.

  • Lane

    Guess that means The Lying game is cancelled :/

  • panda22

    @Lane. …no it does not!
    RLG has been renewed!

  • panda22

    TLG i meant.

  • MakeItOrBreakItFan

    As a devoted fan, I research entertainment news websites on a frequent basis and I have not read any confirmation that The Lying Game has been renewed.

  • Dumpster Dave

    This doesn’t sound like a winner and there’s no star power in this cast at all.

  • Joshua

    @Dumpster Dave

    While I agree, couldn’t you say the same thing about Gilmore Girls? It ended up being a success. You never know what some people might like.

  • david

    I love Gillmore Girls so, i will check this show out. It could be a good show.

  • Price

    I think this show could go either way as ABC Family has a pretty solid audience for their hit dramas so if this gets a Gilmore Girls type audience then it will work.

  • Nick

    How do you expect to get viewers for a show with a name like “Bunheads”? That has got to be pne of the worst names of a show in recent history, right up there with “Are You There, Chelsea?”, “Cougar Town”, and “You Deserve It”.

  • Brandy

    Im looking foward to this and cws Breaking Pointe, two shows about ballet. Ill also watch Rizzoli&Isels, Drop Dead Diva,Jane by Design, Pretty Little Liars,maybe Star Next Door this summer.

  • DDawgz1

    According to Wikipedia, THE LYING GAME is renewed for 2nd season… “On April 24, 2012, ABC Family announced it had been renewed for a second season, slated for a winter premiere.”-

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