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[07/27/09 - 03:16 PM]
Make It Or Break It Scores Pickup on ABC Family
The 10 additional episodes are tentatively scheduled to return in the first quarter of 2010.

[via press release from ABC Family]

"MAKE IT OR BREAK IT" SCORES PICKUP ON ABC FAMILY

NETWORK ORDERS TEN ADDITIONAL EPISODES OF HIT SERIES THAT LAUNCHED THIS SUMMER

Series Will Tentatively Return in 1Q 2010; Pick-Up Brings First Season Order to 20 Total Episodes

Peri Gilpin and Candace Cameron Bure Star in the ABC Family Original Series

Burbank, CA (July 27, 2009) � Paul Lee, president, ABC Family, announced an additional ten-episode order of the network's latest summer hit series, "Make It or Break It," a one-hour scripted drama created and written by Holly Sorensen. Sorenson and Paul Stupin serve as executive producers. The series is ABC Family's second-highest rated series of all time behind "The Secret Life of the American Teenager."

"I'm thrilled to be announcing the pick-up of our latest hit, �Make It or Break It.' This show just roared out of the gate with its smart mix of rivalry and romance," said Lee. "Our Millennial audience just loves its great cast and addictive plotlines, and like our viewers, I can't wait to see what happens next."

The one-hour scripted drama, set in the world of competitive gymnastics, follows a group of teen Olympic hopefuls as they train and prepare for their day in the spotlight. The series currently airs on the network on Monday nights at 9:00-10:00PM ET/PT. The ten additional episodes are tentatively scheduled to return in the first quarter of 2010, bringing the network's total episode order of Season One to 20.

"Make It or Break It" stars Chelsea Hobbs, Ayla Kell, Josie Loren, Cassie Scerbo, Zachary Burr Abel, Peri Gilpin, Candace Cameron Bure and Susan Ward.

Season to date, ABC Family's #2 original series of all time in Total Viewers (2.1 million) and among all core demos, "Make It or Break It" ranks as TV's #1 program in its time period in Female Teens (4.6 rating), cable's #1 program in Females 12-34 (2.3 rating) and the #1 scripted series on all cable in Women 18-34 (1.5 rating). Impressively, "Make It or Break It" vaults over year-ago time period levels by triple-digit percentages across key demos, including by 191% in Women 18-34, by 250% in Females 12-34 and by 358% in Female Teens. (Source: NTI, U.S. ratings, most current, 6/22-7/20/09, Mondays, 9-10 p.m.)

Part of the Disney-ABC Television Group, ABC Family is distributed in over 97 million homes. ABC Family features programming reflecting today's families, entertaining and connecting with adults through relevant stories about today's relationships, all told with diversity, dysfunction, passion, humor and heart. ABC Family's programming is a mix of network defining original series and original movies, quality acquired series and blockbuster theatricals. ABC Family is also the destination for annual Holiday events with "13 Nights of Halloween" and "25 Days of Christmas!" ABC Family. A New Kind of Family.





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