BAY GETS A SURPRISE VISIT FROM EMMETT
IN AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF "SWITCHED AT BIRTH,"
AIRING TUESDAY, JANUARY 27 AT 9:00PM ET/PT ON ABC FAMILY
Burbank, CA (January 6, 2015) - Emmett surprises Bay with a visit in an all-new episode of "Switched at Birth," airing Tuesday, January 27 at 9:00PM ET/PT on ABC Family.
Bay feels pressured to maximize her short time with Emmett when he comes for a surprise visit. Daphne is mortified when she does poorly on her midterm exam. Melody and John clash when John encourages Travis to try out for the UMKC baseball team.
Meanwhile, Kathryn asks Toby to help out with her new project.
"We Were So Close That Nothing Used to Stand Between Us" was written by Linda Gase & Bekah Brunstetter and directed by Allan Arkush.
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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