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South African Toddlers 'Swapped At Birth' Shouldn't Be Exchanged, Court Adviser Says

Posted 11.26.2014 | Parents

(Reuters) - Two South African toddlers accidentally swapped on the day they were born should stay with the families who raised them and not be ret...

The Misguided Bullying Storyline on Switched at Birth

Deborah Temkin | Posted 08.25.2014 | Impact
Deborah Temkin

I understand that Switched at Birth is a soap opera. Yet, with ABC Family's history of great edutainment programing and its campaign against cyberbullying, it is disappointing to see so many misguided messages about how to handle bullying.

Switched at Birth Star Vanessa Marano Wants You to Switch to Cruelty-free Cosmetics

Monica Engebretson | Posted 07.28.2014 | Impact
Monica Engebretson

In the last 20 years many cosmetics companies have reduced or eliminated their use of animals for cosmetics testing in favor of modern non-animal alternatives. The trick is finding the ones that have eliminated all animal testing.

Deaf Culture in Hollywood

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 05.31.2014 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

Think about the last five movies you saw. Were there any deaf individuals in them? When was the last time you saw a deaf weather person delivering the forecast?

ReThink Review: Like Father, Like Son -- A Realistic Take on Babies Switched at Birth

Jonathan Kim | Posted 03.26.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The premise of children being switched at birth seems more like a relic of fables, legends, and lazily written comedies and soap operas. But that's what makes Like Father, Like Son, the Jury Prize winner at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, so terrific.

Now 18, Girls Switched At Birth Say They Wouldn't Change A Thing

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 11.22.2013 | Parents

It was the summer of 1995 when two baby girls were born at a hospital in Charlottesville, Va. The births were normal by all accounts, and new mothers ...

Babies Switched At Birth Reunited With Their Mothers 3 Weeks Later

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 10.25.2013 | Parents

It may sound more like the plot of a TV show, but in one Argentine hospital two babies were actually switched at birth. Fortunately, the mothers of...

'Switched At Birth': Character's Life Hangs In The Balance

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 07.02.2013 | TV

John finally unloaded the source of all his underlying frustration with Regina on this week's episode of "Switched at Birth." He resented her for keep...

Daphne And Bay's Big Breakthrough On 'Switched At Birth'

Posted 06.25.2013 | TV

On Monday's episode of “Switched At Birth,” Daphne and Bay had a heart-to-heart that allowed them to -- wait for it -- have a civil conversation! ...

'Switched At Birth': Daphne Jealous Of Bay With Regina And Angelo

Posted 06.18.2013 | TV

Daphne has had plenty of time to bond with her biological parents on "Switched at Birth," but it hasn't been an equal timeshare. Recently, Bay called ...

'Switched At Birth' Premiere: Bay Confronts Regina

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 06.11.2013 | TV

Regina may have been able to check out of rehab early on the mid-season premiere of "Switched at Birth," but that didn't mean things were going to get...

Maureen Ryan

'Louie,' 'Girls,' 'Southland' Get Peabody Awards

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 03.30.2013 | TV

This year's Peabody Awards have been announced, and the list of winners include "Louie," "Southland," "Switched at Birth," "Girls," "This American Lif...

'Switched At Birth' Goes Silent With American Sign Language Episode

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 03.05.2013 | TV

"Switched at Birth" went silent to make a bold statement. The show has featured ASL (American Sign Language) since its inception, and features several...

How 'Switched At Birth' Pulled It Off

TV Guide | Posted 03.03.2013 | TV

For the cast and crew of ABC Family's "Switched at Birth," shooting a scene in American Sign Language (ASL) is a pretty standard practice. But shootin...

ABC Family Show Takes Big Risk To Make History

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 03.01.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES -- "Until hearing people walk a day in our shoes, they will never understand," says a guidance counselor at a high school for deaf student...

'Switched At Birth' Makes TV History

Posted 02.19.2013 | TV

"Switched At Birth" will air an episode told entirely in American Sign Language (ASL) on Monday, March 4 at 8 p.m. on ABC Family. In the episode, t...

Molly Ringwald For Lifetime

Posted 12.01.2012 | TV

Molly Ringwald, darling of the 1980s, is developing a new show for Lifetime. The "Sixteen Candles" actress, who currently appears in ABC Family's ...

When Will 'Pretty Little Liars' Return?

Posted 12.22.2012 | TV

Good news, "Pretty Little Liars" fans! The series' Season 3 winter premiere will air in January 2013 along with plenty of other ABC Family programming...

SNEAK PEEK: The Most Subversive Soap Around

Maureen Ryan | Posted 08.31.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

What you don't expect from an ABC Family show is a matter-of-fact approach to a subculture that makes it both cinematically compelling and as intriguing as the biker clubs on "Sons of Anarchy."

ABC Family Renews 3 Shows, Orders More 'Bunheads'

Posted 08.17.2012 | TV

ABC Family has renewed "Melissa & Joey," "Switched at Birth" and "Baby Daddy." The network also handed out an additional episode order to "Bunheads." ...

'Louie,' 'Homeland' Win Big At TV Awards Ceremony

Posted 07.29.2012 | TV

"Louie," "Homeland" and "Game of Thrones" were among the big winners at Saturday's Television Critics Awards. FX's "Louie," which on Saturday was r...

Why 'Switched At Birth' Tells The Story Of My Life

By April Bell April is a junior at Lincoln Park High School. She’s a student reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to Chic...

Nicki Gostin

'Switched At Birth' Star On 'Back To The Future' Fame

HuffingtonPost.com | Nicki Gostin | Posted 03.01.2012 | TV

Lea Thompson may always be remembered as Lorraine Baines, Marty McFly's mom in the classic 1985 film "Back to the Future," but these days she can be s...

15 TV Stars Who've Won Oscars

Posted 02.25.2012 | TV

The Oscars will crown a new crop of Hollywood royalty when the winners are announced during the Sun., Feb. 26 ceremony (8 p.m. EST on ABC); but many p...

Maggie Furlong

'Switched at Birth' Love Triangle Gets Complicated

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 01.24.2012 | TV

"Switched at Birth" is back (Tuesdays, 8 p.m. EST on ABC Family) and the drama is still going strong. Did you see last week's episode? What a tear-jer...