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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...

'Pretty Little Liars' Recap: Spencer Vs. The World

Jaimie Etkin | Posted 02.13.2013 | TV
Jaimie Etkin

Spence rstorms out of the courtyard, grabs her sunglasses from her locker and then realizes she can't see straight -- not only because she's losing it. Etched in the lenses is, "You rat out T, I take down 1 of your 3 -A."

'Pretty Little Liars' Recap: The Key To A Revelation

Jaimie Etkin | Posted 02.12.2013 | TV
Jaimie Etkin

I can't tell if the writers intended for us to laugh at Aria's lack of self-awareness, but sadly, I think not. This might the most irresponsible approach "Pretty Little Liars" has ever taken with the whole Ezria relationship.

ABC Family Orders J. Lo's Show About Lesbian Moms

Posted 02.06.2013 | TV

"Twisted" and "The Fosters" are joining ABC Family's lineup of original shows. The network ordered both pilots to series. "ABC Family is synonymous...

'Pretty Little Liars' Recap: Spencer's Going Down (And Taking Aria With Her)

Jaimie Etkin | Posted 02.05.2013 | TV
Jaimie Etkin

"Pretty Little Liars" is getting dark. And I don't mean black-hoodie-running-through-the-woods-at-night kind of dark. This show has twisted itself in ways I couldn't have imagined while watching Season 1

'Pretty Little Liars' Recap: Mona's Back And She's Got Brains

Jaimie Etkin | Posted 01.09.2013 | TV
Jaimie Etkin

MonA goes to her locker and there's a brain on the inside of the door with a knife through it and a sigh that reads, "Takes one MAD COW to know another." Is Mad Cow still something we discuss? I was unaware.

Jaimie Etkin

'Pretty Little Liars' Star Ashley Benson On Mona's Return, The Future Of Haleb & More

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaimie Etkin | Posted 01.08.2013 | TV

After months of waiting, the "Pretty Little Liars" premiere is finally here (Tuesday, January 8 at 8 p.m. EST on ABC Family) and Rosewood will never b...

Jaimie Etkin

Shay Mitchell Tells 'Pretty Little Liars' Fans: 'Fasten Your Seat Belts'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaimie Etkin | Posted 01.08.2013 | TV

Emily Fields has been "Pretty Little Liars'" biggest target on the hit ABC Family drama. But after defending herself to the point of killing someone e...

Jaimie Etkin

'Pretty Little Liars' Star Troain Bellisario Says Spencer Loses Everything

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaimie Etkin | Posted 01.07.2013 | TV

Of the four "Pretty Little Liars," Spencer Hastings is as Type A as they come. Throughout the ABC Family show's two and a half seasons, the overachiev...

Jaimie Etkin

'Pretty Little Liars' Scoop: The Suspect You Didn't See Coming

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaimie Etkin | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

When "Pretty Little Liars" returns with its winter premiere (Tuesday, January 8 at 8 p.m. EST on ABC Family), there might a new suspect in Ali's death...

TV Characters We'd Like To See Under The Mistletoe This Holiday Season

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 12.20.2012 | TV

Primetime is full of potential soulmates (or at least random hook-ups) waiting to happen, if only they weren't separated by network divides, so HuffPo...

Lucy Hale: I Want 'A' To Be ...

Posted 12.03.2012 | TV

Who is A? "Pretty Little Liars" fans have been trying to figure out the whole truth for two and a half seasons now. Even the stars of the show don't k...

Why Holiday TV Movies Rule Cable

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 11.15.2012 | TV

NEW YORK -- If the holidays still seem a long way off, you clearly haven't done much television channel surfing lately. The Hallmark channel has alre...

Nicholas Sparks Heading To The Small Screen

Posted 10.31.2012 | TV

Everyone's favorite tear-jerking author is heading to TV. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Nicholas Sparks and his literary agent Theresa Park ...

More Returning Guest Stars Flock To 'The Good Wife'

Posted 10.25.2012 | TV

"The Good Wife" is rolling out the welcome mat for returning guest stars in Season 4. According to TV Guide, Dallas Roberts and Ankia Noni Rose will b...

Jaimie Etkin

Torrey DeVitto Talks 'Vampire Diaries' Season 4, Turning Elena & More!

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaimie Etkin | Posted 10.11.2012 | TV

The huge surprise in the "Vampire Diaries" Season 3 finale was that Elena (Nina Dobrev) has finally met the fate she's been trying to avoid since the ...

PHOTOS: 'Modern Family,' 'Big Bang' & More Do Halloween

Posted 10.11.2012 | TV

We've showed you how to dress up like your favorite TV characters and now it's time to check out what they'll be going as for Halloween. Several of...

4 Video Sneak Peeks Of 'Pretty Little Liars' Halloween Special

Posted 10.10.2012 | TV

ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" may not be returning for the latter half of Season 3 until 2013, but in the meanwhile, there's the highly-anticipat...

'Secret Life Of The American Teenager' Gets The Boot

Posted 10.10.2012 | TV

Say goodbye to Amy, Ricky and the rest of the gang. According to Deadline.com, ABC Family canceled "The Secret Life Of The American Teenager," announc...

One Million Moms Is Already Up In Arms Over Jennifer Lopez's New Show

Posted 10.08.2012 | TV

Anti-gay organization One Million Moms is already upset over Jennifer Lopez's new TV show, which won't be airing for a while. Upon discovering that...

'Pretty Little Liars' Renewed For Season 4

Posted 10.04.2012 | TV

"Pretty Little Liars" has been renewed for a Season 4. ABC Family picked up the popular teen-oriented series for 24 new episodes. Season 4 will kic...

ABC Family's Teen Beat

Lisa Steinberg | Posted 11.10.2012 | TV
Lisa Steinberg

ABC Family keeps hitting the bulls eye with sharp writing, crisp directing, and casts that can both tug at your heartstrings and make them palpitate faster with performances by standout stars and everlasting screen legends.

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."

'Melissa & Joey' Finale Wedding: Who Got Hitched?

Posted 08.30.2012 | TV

After two seasons of sexual tension, finally Mel married Joe on the "Melissa & Joey" finale. Only it's not the marriage fans might have been anticipat...