SPECULATION, HEARTBREAK AND A PREGNANCY
IN THE SUMMER PREMIERE OF "SWITCHED AT BIRTH,"
AIRING MONDAY, AUGUST 24 AT 8:00PM ET/PT ON ABC FAMILY
Burbank, CA (July 23, 2015) - Bay copes with heartbreak, Daphne struggles with speculation, and someone reveals an unexpected pregnancy in the summer premiere of "Switched at Birth," airing Monday, August 24, 2015 at 8:00PM ET/PT on ABC Family.
Bay is haunted by her breakup with Emmett and struggles to figure out where their relationship fell apart. Daphne's excitement about her new relationship with Mingo is hampered by her friends' opinion of him. John and Kathryn's new accountant has some bad news. Regina digs deeper into the story of Eric's ex-wife, and everyone is shocked by the news that someone is pregnant.
"To Repel Ghosts" was written by Lizzy Weiss and directed by Millicent Shelton.
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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