via press release:
ABC Family has Begun Production on the New Comedy Series ‘Baby Daddy’
BURBANK, CA (March 28, 2012) – ABC Family has begun production this week on the new comedy series, “Baby Daddy,” which is set to premiere on Wednesday, June 20, 8:30pm ET/PT. “Baby Daddy” stars Jean-Luc Bilodeau (“Kyle XY”), Chelsea Kane (“Dancing with the Stars”), Derek Theler (“90210”), Tahj Mowry (“The Game”) and Melissa Peterman (“Reba”).
From executive producer Dan Berendsen (“The Nine Lives of Chloe King,” “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch” and “Hannah Montana: The Movie”), the half-hour series is about Ben (Bilodeau) who, in his 20s, becomes a surprise dad to a baby girl when she’s left on his doorstep by an ex-girlfriend. Ben decides to raise the baby with the help of his mother Bonnie (Peterman), his brother Danny (Theler), his best buddy Tucker (Mowry) and his close female friend, Riley (Kane), who is harboring a secret crush on him.
“Baby Daddy,” a multi-camera comedy, will shoot in front of a live studio audience in Studio City, CA.
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