MELISSA JOAN HART ("MELISSA & JOEY") AND ANNA MARIA PEREZ DE TAGLE
("BABY DADDY") TO PARTICIPATE IN LIVE TWITTER CHATS FOR NEW COMEDY
WEDNESDAYS, STARTING TONIGHT, JUNE 19 ON ABC FAMILY
Twitter Chats to Take Place Live During the East Coast Feed of New Comedy
Wednesdays, Starting Tonight 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. PT
Burbank, CA (June 19, 2013) - Tonight, Wednesday, June 19th, fans can participate in live Twitter chats with actors during the East Coast broadcast of all-new episodes of "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" as part of ABC Family's New Comedy Wednesdays.
Melissa Joan Hart (@MelissaJoanHart) will be chatting with fans during an all-new episode airing Wednesday, June 19th, at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT. Fans should include #MelissaandJoeyChat in their tweets. In the episode "Oh Brother," Mel's childhood friend, Austin (Trevor Donovan), moves back to Toledo, and he and Mel quickly take their old friendship to a new level. But Joe starts to think that Mel and Austin may in fact be related, and he schemes to break them up. Meanwhile, enterprising Lennox sells ads on her blog to earn extra money, but is horrified to discover her first sponsor may participate in unfair labor practices.
Anna Maria Perez de Tagle ("Hannah Montana," "Camp Rock"), who guest stars as Jenna, Tucker's nemesis at work, on ABC Family's original comedy series "Baby Daddy," will participate in a live chat via Twitter during the East Coast feed of the all-new episode airing on Wednesday, June 19th, at 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT. Fans should tweet at Anna Maria's handle @AnnaMariaPdT and include the hashtag #BabyDaddyChat to ask her questions. In the episode entitled "The Slump," Tucker is up for a promotion at work, and his competition turns out to be Ben's latest fling, Jenna (played by Anna Maria Perez de Tagle). When Jenna gets the job and threatens to fire Tucker, Ben must come to his buddy's rescue.
"Melissa and Joey" stars Melissa Joan Hart, Joey Lawrence, Taylor Spreitler and Nick Robinson, and is executive-produced by Bob Young & David Kendall, Paula Hart, Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence. Guest stars in "Toxic Parents" include Sterling Knight, Erin Cardillo and Brandon Quinn.
"Baby Daddy" follows Ben (Bilodeau), a young man in his early 20s living the life of a bachelor as a bartender in New York City with his buddy, Tucker (Mowry), and his brother, Danny (Theler), a professional hockey player. Their lives are turned upside down when they come home one day to find a baby girl left on the doorstep by an ex-girlfriend of Ben's. After much deliberation, Ben decides to raise the baby with the help of his friends and his protective and sometimes over-bearing mother, Bonnie (Peterman), and his close female friend, Riley (Kane), who has had a secret crush on him since childhood. Riley is hopeful that Ben will finally take notice, but she doesn't realize that Ben's brother, Danny, is harboring a secret crush on her.
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