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FOSTERS, THE
Air Date: Monday, June 24, 2013
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on ABC FAMILY
Episode Title: (#104) "QuinceaƱera"
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MARIANA CELEBRATES HER QUINCEAÑERA ON AN ALL NEW EPISODE OF "THE FOSTERS," MONDAY, JUNE 24TH AT 9:00PM ET/PT ON ABC FAMILY

Lorraine Toussaint ("Friday Night Lights," "Saving Grace") Guest Stars

Burbank, CA - (June 4, 2013) - Mariana prepares for her Quinceañera but makes a discovery that could ruin her day, and Lena's mother comes to town in the episode titled "Quince," airing Monday, June 24th, at 9:00pm ET/PT on ABC Family.

Lena wants to throw Mariana the perfect Quinces party, while Stef balks at the cost of the event. Prompted by her moms, Mariana invites Callie to be in her court and Callie awkwardly accepts. Meanwhile, Lexi tells Jesus 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. Stef notices tension between Brandon and Talya over Callie and reminds Brandon that it's against the rules for foster siblings to have romantic relationships. Brandon brushes her off, but when Talya drops her friendly act and warns Callie against getting too close to her boyfriend, it might be the last straw for him. Lena's mother Dana (played by 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. Joanna Kerns directed the episode written by Executive Producer Joanna Johnson.

From executive producer Jennifer Lopez, ("American Idol," "What to Expect When You're Expecting," "The Back-Up Plan") 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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FOSTERS, THE (ABC FAMILY)
Returns Monday, June 16
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/3/13 - ???
STATUS:
returning this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
mondays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC Family's press release, March 2014) "The Fosters" returns for its second season on Monday, June 16th, at 9:00 - 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. The critically-acclaimed series centers on biracial lesbian couple Stef and Lena Foster, who are raising a multi-ethnic family mix of foster and biological kids. The second season will continue to explore the growing Fosters clan, with all the triumphs and travails, twists and turns, that fans of the series have come to expect. Callie and Jude will try to adjust to their new roles in the family, and everyone will deal with the fallout from their previous actions. Past mistakes will come home to roost, consequences will be handed out, and victories will be hard fought, and ultimately well-won. Their deep bonds will grow, enabling America's most modern family to face the future head on, with love in their hearts.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Cierra Ramirez as Mariana
· Danny Nucci as Mike
· David Lambert as Brandon
· Hayden Byerly as TBA
· Jake T. Austin as Jesus
· Maia Mitchell as Callie
· Sherri Saum as Lena
· Teri Polo as Stef Foster
CREW INFORMATION:
· Benny Medina as EP
· Bradley Bredeweg as CRTR/EP
· Greg Gugliotta as EP
· Jennifer Lopez as EP
· Peter Paige as CRTR/EP
· Simon Fields as EP
· Timothy Busfield as DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Nuyorican Productions
· Prodco, Inc.