via press release:
ABC FAMILY’S ORIGINAL SERIES “THE FOSTERS” TO FEATURE NEW HIT SINGLE
“LIVE IT UP” FROM SERIES EXECUTIVE PRODUCER JENNIFER LOPEZ IN EPISODE
AIRING MONDAY, JUNE 24TH, 9:00PM ET/PT
Single Will Be Featured in Quinceañera Party Scenes With the Foster Family
Burbank, CA – (June 18, 2013) – ABC Family’s new drama series “The Fosters” will feature the new hit single “Live It Up” from Jennifer Lopez, world-renowned actor, recording artist, businesswoman and “The Fosters” Executive Producer in the all-new episode airing Monday, June 24th, at 9:00pm ET/PT. “Live It Up,” produced by RedOne, precedes Lopez’s 10th album to be released on 2101 Records / Capitol Records in late 2013. The music video for “Live It Up” has to date received over 25 million views online.
In the episode titled “Quinceañera,” Lena (Sherri Saum) wants to throw Mariana (Cierra Ramirez) the perfect Quinces party, while Stef (Teri Polo) balks at the cost of the event. Prompted by her moms, Mariana invites Callie (Maia Mitchell) to be in her court and Callie awkwardly accepts. Meanwhile, Lexi (guest star Bianca Santos) tells Jesus (Jake T. Austin) she doesn’t want to sneak around behind Mariana’s back anymore, but they’re finding it hard to keep their hands off one another. Lena’s mother Dana (guest star Lorraine Toussaint) arrives in town for the Quinceañera and the friction between mother and daughter is palpable. Mariana stumbles upon some news that could completely ruin her special day. Jennifer Lopez’s song “Live It Up” will be featured during Mariana’s Quinceañera celebration.
From executive producer Jennifer Lopez, (“American Idol,” “What to Expect When You’re Expecting,” “Maid in Manhattan”) 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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