ABC Family announced plans to kick off the new year with the returns of fan favorite programming ranging from Pretty Little Liars to Switched at Birth to newbs Twisted and The Fosters. As always, ABC Family's hit dramas will return at the top of January to get 2014 started right.
Pretty Little Liars is first up, returning on Tuesday, January 7th 2014 at 8 p.m., to be followed by the second half of Twisted's first season at 9 p.m.
Switched at Birth will return on Monday, January 13th 2014 at 8 p.m., to be followed by the second half of The Fosters' first season at 9 p.m.
What can you expect when these shows return?
Over on PLL, the Liars go looking for answers about Alison and try to make sense of their lives for the past year, a darker side of Ezra emerges.
Twisted now sees Danny now on the run and the town of Green Grove even more convinced that he killed Regina, unaware the real killer is someone they never suspected. Jo continues to grapple with how much Danny and Lacey had been keeping from her, but is soon swept into the truth about what really happened to Danny’s Aunt Tara. Meanwhile, Tess, being the only one who knows Danny’s long thought dead father is still alive, has summoned Vikram back to town, but even she is not aware of the depth of secrets the Desai family holds.
It's senior year on Switched at Birth, and that means big changes for Bay and Daphne, as the Carlton School for the Deaf receives an influx of hearing students who are not happy to be there. Daphne begins working at a free clinic as part of her probation from the Senator Coto blackmail scandal, and Bay takes an art class at a local college. Toby tries to unite a divided Carlton by coaching girls' field hockey, and the parents face the specter of the impending empty nest in unexpected ways.
The Fosters picks up immediately from the summer cliffhanger with repercussions of Callie’s decision to run away impacting every member of the Foster family, including newlyweds Stef and Lena, who had offered to adopt the troubled teen. Will Jude be able to accept the love of this family without his sister in the picture? And how will Brandon deal with the news that Callie has run away? Meanwhile, Jesus and Mariana prepare for the reality of Lexi leaving. Mike and Stef continue to deal with the fallout of the shooting, while Lena must come to terms with Stef returning to the force, post-shooting. How will Stef and Lena navigate all this chaos and change as a married couple? The winter season will also include Rosie O’Donnell in a recurring role as Rita Hendricks, a tough yet compassionate woman who works in the foster care system.
Which are you watching??
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