via press release:
STARS RYAN LANE OF “SWITCHED AT BIRTH” AND DANNY NUCCI AND MADISEN BEATY OF “THE FOSTERS” TO PARTICIPATE IN LIVE TWITTER CHATS DURING THE EAST COAST BROADCASTS OF THEIR SERIES MONDAY, JULY 22, ON ABC FAMILY
Burbank, CA (July 22, 2013) – On Monday, July 22nd, fans can participate in live chats via Twitter with actors from ABC Family original drama series “Switched at Birth” and “The Fosters” during the East Coast broadcasts of the series starting at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT.
Ryan Lane, who guest stars as Travis on “Switched at Birth,” will be tweeting live during the East Coast broadcast of the series from 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. PT. Fans should tweet at Ryan’s handle @RyanLane1123 and include the hashtag #SwitchedAtBirthChat in their tweets to ask their questions. In the new episode of “Switched at Birth,” Angelo invites Bay to join him at a pivotal meeting concerning the custody of his infant daughter. When Daphne and Jace uncover a potential scandal regarding Senator Coto, they must decide what to do with the confidential information. Meanwhile, Nikki discovers that Toby and Simone have been in touch, and Emmett and Travis try to set Melody up on a blind date.
Danny Nucci, who plays Stef’s ex and Brandon’s father Mike Foster, and Madisen Beaty, who guest stars as Brandon’s ex-girlfriend Talya, will be tweeting via their handles @TheDannyNucci and @madisenbeaty during the East Coast broadcast of “The Fosters” from 9:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. PT. To ask Danny or Madisen a question, fans should tweet at their handles and include the hashtag #TheFostersChat in their tweets. In the all-new episode titled “Clean,” a visit from Lena’s beautiful and sophisticated ex-girlfriend reveals a secret yearning Lena has hidden from Stef for the past ten years. Meanwhile, Brandon struggles to please his demanding new piano teacher and rebuffs an offer from Talya to reconnect. When an embarrassing video of Talya circulates around the school, Callie lends her support and urges Brandon to cut her some slack. Mike’s drinking and Stef’s mounting concern do not go unnoticed at the precinct. Mariana and Jesus go to tell Ana to leave Mariana alone. The encounter with his birth mom and her desperate situation drive Jesus to take matters into his own hands, a move that could have dire consequences for the whole family.
8:00PM ET/5:00PM PT – Ryan Lane of “Switched at Birth” – @RyanLane1123 #SwitchedAtBirthChat
9:00PM ET/6:00PM PT – Danny Nucci and Madisen Beaty of “The Fosters” – @TheDannyNucci @madisenbeaty #TheFostersChat
“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 Fosters” is from executive producer 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 writers and executive producers, “The Fosters” stars Teri Polo, Sherri Saum, Jake T. Austin, Hayden Byerly, David Lambert, Maia Mitchell, Danny Nucci and Cierra Ramirez. Joanna Johnson (“Make it or Break it”), Elaine Goldsmith Thomas, Benny Medina and Greg Gugliotta also serve as executive producers. The series is produced by Nuyorican Productions, Inc., and Prodco, Inc.
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