via press release:
“SWITCHED AT BIRTH” STAR GILLES MARINI AND
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER LIZZY WEISS TO PARTICIPATE IN
LIVE TWITTER CHAT DURING THE EAST COAST BROADCAST
ON MONDAY, AUGUST 12, ON ABC FAMILY
Burbank, CA (August 7, 2013) – Gilles Marini, who stars as Angelo Sorrento, and executive producer Lizzy Weiss of ABC Family’s award-winning drama “Switched at Birth,” will participate in a live Twitter chat with fans during the show’s East Coast broadcast on Monday, August 12, from 8:00PM ET/5:00PM PT to 9:00PM ET/6:00PM PT
Fans should tweet at their Twitter handles – @GillesMarini and @LizzyWeissSAB – and include the hashtag #SwitchedAtBirthChat in their tweets to ask questions. In the August 12 episode of “Switched at Birth,” Toby and Nikki end up in unexpected places when their pre-wedding parties go awry. In the episode titled “The Merrymakers,” Bay and Daphne throw Nikki an impromptu bachelorette party while a call from Simone alters the course of Toby’s bachelor party. Meanwhile, Kathryn is surprised at Jennice’s (guest star Joey Lauren Adams, “Chasing Amy”) extravagant wedding requests, and a change in their living situation leads Angelo and Regina to reevaluate their relationship.
“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”).
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