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BABY DADDY
Air Date: Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Time Slot: 8:30 PM-9:00 PM EST on ABC FAMILY
Episode Title: (#2015) "Surprise!"
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BEN PLANS THE PERFECT BIRTHDAY FOR RILEY AND THE BABY MAMA IS BACK ON THE SUMMER FINALE OF "BABY DADDY," WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4TH AT 8:30PM ET/PT ON ABC FAMILY

Lacey Chabert ("Mean Girls," "Party of Five") and Mimi Gianopulos ("What to Expect When You're Expecting") Guest Star

Burbank, CA - (August 16, 2013) - Ben organizes the perfect birthday for Riley but his plans go awry and Emma's mother makes an appearance on the summer finale of "Baby Daddy," airing Wednesday, September 4th, at 8:30pm ET/PT on ABC Family.

In the episode titled "Surprise!," Ben learns why Riley doesn't like celebrating her birthday and it's all his fault. He knows he needs to make it up to her and plans a perfect birthday surprise, but in typical Ben Wheeler fashion, disaster ensues. Bonnie realizes she may have made a mistake in filing Emma's parental rights paperwork and Ben doesn't officially have sole custody. Bonnie enlists Tucker's help in tracking down Emma's mother, Angela (played by Mimi Gianopulos), to re-sign the papers, but bringing this baby mama back into their lives may spell trouble. Meanwhile, Amy (played by Lacey Chabert) calls Danny on his lingering feelings for Riley. The episode was written by "Baby Daddy" Creator and Executive Producer Dan Berendsen.

"Baby Daddy" stars Jean-Luc Bilodeau ("Kyle XY"), Derek Theler ("90210"), Tahj Mowry ("The Game") with Melissa Peterman ("Reba") and Chelsea Kane ("Dancing with the Stars," "Jonas LA"). The series is created and executive produced by Dan Berendsen ("The Nine Lives of Chloe King," "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" and "Hannah Montana: The Movie"). "Baby Daddy" is a multi-camera comedy that shoots in front of a live studio audience in Los Angeles.

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BABY DADDY (ABC FAMILY)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/20/12 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (spring 2014)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 8:30 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's fourth) on 3/17/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC Family's press release, March 2014) Also picked up for a fourth season, "Baby Daddy" follows five adults at various stages of growing up. Ben, who was living the bachelor life in New York City with his buddy, Tucker and his brother, Danny, a professional hockey player until his life was turned upside down when a baby girl was left on the doorstep by one of Ben's one-night stands. Now in its third season, Ben is raising Baby Emma with support from Tucker, Danny, his mother, Bonnie and his childhood female friend, Riley, who is blissfully unaware that Danny has been in love with her for most of his life. The love triangle between Ben, Riley and Danny is still very prevalent, despite other relationships. Everyone is trying to figure out the next chapter in their lives and who they want to spend it with, but no one struggles with becoming an adult more than the over-the-top matriarch, Bonnie. "Baby Daddy" stars Jean-Luc Bilodeau ("Kyle XY"), Derek Theler ("90210"), Tahj Mowry ("The Game") with Melissa Peterman ("Reba") and Chelsea Kane ("Dancing with the Stars," "Jonas LA"). The series is created and executive produced by Dan Berendsen ("The Nine Lives of Chloe King," "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" and "Hannah Montana: The Movie").
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Chelsea Kane as Riley
· Derek Theler as Danny
· Jean-Luc Bilodeau as Ben
· Melissa Peterman as Bonnie
· Tahj Mowry as Tucker
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Cameron Deane Stewart as Ben (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Dan Berendsen as CRTR/EP
· Michael Lembeck as DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available