ABC Family Kicks of Its Annual 10-Day Long Summer Programming Event 'Summer Crush' Starting Monday, July 29

Categories: Press Releases

Written By

July 9th, 2013


via press release:




Includes All-New Episodes of Network’s Hit Original Series

“Switched At Birth,” “The Fosters,” “Pretty Little Liars,” “Twisted,”

“The Vineyard,” “Melissa & Joey,” “Baby Daddy” and “Spell-Mageddon”


Plus, the Network Television Premieres of “Prom” and “So Undercover”

and the ABC Family Premiere of “17 Again”


Burbank, CA (July 9, 2013) – On Monday, July 29th, ABC Family launches “Summer Crush,” the network’s fifth annual 10-day long summer programming event filled with all-day marathons, movies and all-new episodes of its original series “Switched At Birth,” “The Fosters,” “Pretty Little Liars,” “Twisted,” “The Vineyard,” “Melissa & Joey,” “Baby Daddy” and “Spell-Mageddon.” Plus, the network television premieres of “Prom” and “So Undercover” and the ABC Family premiere of “17 Again.”


The 10-day long “Summer Crush” includes the following programming:


Monday, July 29

*All times Eastern/Pacific


Episode Premiere – Switched at Birth

8:00 PM          “As the Shadows Deepen” – Bay plans a Deaf Day at Maui, Kansas, and Daphne

runs into Chef Jeff.


Episode Premiere – The Fosters

9:00 PM          “Vigil” – Mariana and Jesus deal with the repercussions of their actions.


Tuesday, July 30


Episode Premiere – Pretty Little Liars

8:00 PM          “The Guilty Girl’s Handbook” – Hanna and Mona form an unexpected alliance to

protect Ashley.


Episode Premiere – Twisted

9:00 PM          “Doc-Trauma” – Danny throws a party and Tyler agrees to help if he can film it for

a documentary, while Kyle steps up the pressure on Karen to further his



Episode Premiere – The Vineyard

10:00 PM        “Loose Lips Sink Ships” – Jonathan goes all out in pursuit of Katie, further

infuriating Lou. Meanwhile, Katie experiences jealousy when Lou kisses her good



Wednesday, July 31


Episode Premiere – Melissa & Joey

8:00 PM          “Family Feud” – Mel and Joe are invited to co-host a week of “Good Morning

Toledo” which Mel thinks will help her earn voters. Their constant bickering on air

garners rave reviews with the audience and they’re an instant hit. But when the

secret to their popularity turns out to be talking a little too personally about

Lennox and Ryder, they have to decide if fame or family is more important.


Episode Premiere – Baby Daddy

8:30 PM          “Test Anxiety” – Riley is due to take her bar exam, while Amy (Lacey Chabert)

introduces Danny to her father (Rick Pasqualone).


Episode Premiere – Spell-Mageddon

9:00 PM          The contestants must endure a slippery obstacle course, being zapped and

getting covered in blue slush to try and win the $10,000 prize. Hosted by Alfonso



Thursday, August 1


6:30 PM          Prom starring Kylie Bunbury (Lacey on ABC Family’s “Twisted”)

The film follows the tangled love lives of a group of teens as they get ready for

their high school prom.


8:30 PM          The Princess Diaries starring Anne Hathaway and Julie Andrews

Right before her 16th birthday, Mia Thermopolis (Hathaway) discovers she’s the

heir to the throne of Genovia. Whisked away from her normal life, she’s trained in

“Princess Lessons” by her ruling grandmother (Andrews).


Friday, August 2


6:00 PM          The Last Song starring Miley Cyrus, Greg Kinnear and Liam Hemsworth

In a Southern beach town, a man (Kinnear) tries to reconnect with his estranged

daughter (Cyrus) through their shared love of music.


8:30 PM          So Undercover starring Miley Cyrus, Jeremy Piven, Josh Bowman, Kelly

Osbourne and Megan Park (“The Secret Life of the American Teenager”)

A street-wise teen (Cyrus) is recruited by the FBI to go undercover at a college to

protect the daughter of a mob informant.

Saturday, August 3


7:00 AM          So Undercover—See August 2nd

9:00 AM          The Last Song—See August 2nd

11:30 AM        Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants starring Amber Tamblyn, Alexis Bledel,

America Ferrera and Blake Lively

Tibby (Tamblyn), Lena (Bledel), Carmen (Ferrera) and Bridget (Lively) are lifelong friends who find that that as they get older, their lives are heading in different directions. To keep the gang together, they pass along an amazing pair of jeans back and forth that happen to fit each girl perfectly.


2:00 PM          Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 starring Amber Tamblyn, Alexis Bledel,

America Ferrera and Blake Lively

The sequel finds the girls in different parts of the world during their freshman year

at college. But the loss of the pants sends them to Greece, along with Lena’s

little sister (“Pretty Little Liars” star Lucy Hale), where they rediscover what their friendship really means.


4:30 PM          Hairspray (2007) starring John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken,

Amanda Bynes, James Marsden, Queen Latifah, Brittany Snow, Zac Efron,

Allison Janney and Nikki Blonsky

A chubby teen (Blonsky) dreams of becoming famous on a local dance show in

the 1960s.


7:00 PM          Legally Blonde starring Reese Witherspoon

After being dumped by her politically ambitious boyfriend for not being serious

enough, fashionably fabulous Elle Woods (Witherspoon) applies and is accepted

to Harvard Law School.


9:00 PM          Billy Madison starring Adam Sandler

Man-child Billy Madison (Sandler) is forced to repeat school all over again in

order to prove he is responsible enough to take over his father’s company.


11:00 PM        Accepted starring Justin Long, Jonah Hill, Blake Lively and Columbus Short

After trying and failing to get into college, a high-school slacker (Justin Long) and

his friends fool parents and peers by creating their own university.


Sunday, August 4


7:00 AM          Another Cinderella Story starring Selena Gomez and Drew Seeley

A famous dancer (Seeley) returns for his senior year, to surround himself with

“real” people and remind himself why he fell in love with dance in the first place.

At the masked high school dance, he meets a mesmerizing girl (Gomez), but

before he can learn her true identity, she disappears. His only clue: The mp3

player she left behind.

9:00 AM          A Cinderella Story: Once Upon A Song starring Lucy Hale, Megan Park,

Freddie Stroma and Missi Pyle

Katie (Hale of "Pretty Little Liars") dreams of being a recording artist, but is

continually thwarted by her cruel stepmother (Pyle) and stepsister (Park of "The    Secret Life of the American Teenager"). When Katie falls hard for Luke (Stroma),

the new boy at her Performing Arts school, she tries to get his attention with her

singing. But when her stepsister takes credit for Katie's amazing voice and Luke

falls for the wrong girl, Katie must learn to stand up for her dreams.

11:00 AM        Fame (2009) starring Kay Panabaker, Bebe Neuwirth, Charles S. Dutton, Kelsey

Grammer, Megan Mullally and Debbie Allen

The film follows a group of students over the four years they attend New York City High School of Performing Arts. Kevin, Malik, Jenny, Marco, Neil, Denise, Alice, Victor and Joy struggle to balance their studies, home lives, loves and friendships, while still trying to achieve their dreams of stardom.


1:30 PM          Hairspray (2007)—See Saturday, August 3


4:00 PM          Legally Blonde—See Saturday, August 3


6:00 PM          Billy Madison—See Saturday, August 3

8:00 PM          17 Again starring Zac Efron, Matthew Perry, Leslie Mann, Thomas Lennon,

Sterling Knight, Michelle Trachtenberg and Kat Graham

Mike O’Donnell (Perry) finds his life in a rut when he loses his wife, his job and he attention of his kids. He meets a mysterious janitor at his old high school, who

inexplicably turns Mike into his 17-year-old self again (Efron), giving him a

second chance at the life he’s always dreamed of.


10:00 PM        Liar Liar starring Jim Carrey, Justin Cooper, Maura Tierney, Cary Elwes,

Jennifer Tilly, Amanda Donohoe and Swoosie Kurtz

After being disappointed by his lawyer father (Carrey) one time too many, a

young boy (Cooper) makes a special birthday wish: That his dad can’t lie for \                                24hrs.


Monday, August 5


2:00 PM–8:00 PM       The Fosters Marathon

Episode Premiere – Switched at Birth

8:00 PM          “What Goes Up Must Come Down” – Daphne’s frustration with Jace comes to a head

when Parker shares some upsetting news. Nikki confronts her mom (guest star Joey

Lauren Adams, “Chasing Amy”) about her dad’s history.


Summer Finale – The Fosters

9:00 PM          [Title TBD] – Stef and Lena’s parents arrive in town for a very special celebration.

Callie’s case against Liam boils down to her word against his.


Tuesday, August 6


Episode Premiere – Pretty Little Liars

8:00 PM          “Into the Deep” – Emily’s birthday provides an opportunity to confront Jenna.


Episode Premiere – Twisted

9:00 PM          "The Truth Will Out" – The Desai family’s connection to Regina threatens to

complicate things between the friends, and Jo stumbles upon a shocking secret

about Lacey’s family.


Episode Premiere – The Vineyard

10:00PM         [Title TBD] – Tight quarters, new friends and new rivals, all living, working and

playing together, make this picturesque playground ripe for mischief and



Wednesday, August 7


Episode Premiere – Melissa & Joey

8:00 PM          “Fast Times” – When his apartment needs to undergo emergency renovations,

Mel invites her new boyfriend Noah (guest star Justin Hartley) to temporarily

move in with her, accelerating their relationship.


Episode Premiere – Baby Daddy

8:30 PM          "Whatever Lola Wants" - Ben dog-sits for his girlfriend, and the dog is stolen on his watch.


Episode Premiere – Spell-Mageddon

9:00 PM          The contestants get soaked while vying for the $10,000 prize. Hosted by Alfonso


  • Tony JJ

    is this “Campus Crush” just renamed?

© 2015 Tribune Digital Ventures