BAY JUMPS AT AN OPPORTUNITY WHILE
DAPHNE STANDS UP FOR HER FRIENDS
IN AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF "SWITCHED AT BIRTH,"
AIRING TUESDAY, JANUARY 20 AT 9:00PM ET/PT ON ABC FAMILY
Burbank, CA (December 22, 2014) - Bay jumps at an opportunity to showcase her art while Daphne challenges the dorm prankster to a competition in an all-new episode of "Switched at Birth," airing Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 9:00PM ET/PT on ABC Family.
Bay gets an interview for a long-awaited submission with the Kansas City Artist Showcase to have her art be part of a public display but realizes her current status may prevent her from qualifying. When a dorm resident continues to prank the deaf students, Daphne challenges him to a dorm triathlon. Regina finds herself drawn to an East Riverside coffee house and its owner. A birthday milestone gets John thinking about the next chapter in his life.
Meanwhile, Emmett makes a new friend at film school who gets him a gig on a real production.
"I Lock the Door Upon Myself" was written by William H. Brown and directed by Glenn Steelman.
Peabody Award-winner "Switched at Birth" is executive-produced by Lizzy Weiss ("Blue Crush"), Paul Stupin ("Dawson's Creek," "Make It or Break It"), and Linda Gase ("ER," "Army Wives"). The series stars Katie Leclerc as Daphne Vasquez; Vanessa Marano ("Gilmore Girls") as Bay Kennish; Constance Marie ("George Lopez") as Regina Vasquez; D.W. Moffett ("Friday Night Lights") as John Kennish; Lea Thompson ("Dancing with the Stars," "Back to the Future," "Caroline in the City") as Kathryn Kennish; Lucas Grabeel ("High School Musical") as Toby Kennish; Sean Berdy as Emmett Bledsoe with guest star Marlee Matlin ("The West Wing") as Melody Bledsoe.
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