via press release:
ACTRESS/COMEDIENNE SANDRA BERNHARD TO GUEST STAR ON ABC FAMILY’S
AWARD-WINNING DRAMA SERIES “SWITCHED AT BIRTH”
Episodes to air in January, 2014
Burbank, CA (October 11, 2013) – Actress/singer/comedienne Sandra Bernhard (“Roseanne,” “The L Word,” “The Neighbors”) will guest star in ABC Family’s original drama series, “Switched at Birth.” In a recurring role, Bernhard will play Teresa Lubarsky, a groovy art professor at a local college where Bay (Vanessa Marano) is taking classes. The Peabody Award-winning family drama returns for a third season in January, 2014.
“Switched at Birth” is executive-produced by Lizzy Weiss (“Blue Crush”), Paul Stupin (“Make It or Break It”) 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; with guest star Marlee Matlin (“The West Wing”).
Part of the Disney/ABC Television Group, ABC Family is distributed in over 97 million homes. ABC Family features programming that reflects 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 ABCFamily.com 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.