ABC Family Announces Summer Premiere Dates

The summer on ABC Family will welcome the return of network favorites Pretty Little Liars, Switched at Birth and The Fosters all of which will premiere in June with brand-new episodes. This summer on ABC Family will also see the debut of three new highly-anticipated original series, including the riveting drama Chasing Life and hilarious comedies Young & Hungry and Mystery Girls.

Following the returning series of Pretty Little Liars the first of ABC Family’s new shows, Chasing Life will premiere on June 10th, the one-hour drama series follows April, a smart, twenty-something, aspiring journalist who tries to balance her ambitious career with her family. In an unexpected twist of fate, April lands in the hospital where her estranged uncle George (Steven Weber) works as an oncologist, and she learns the devastating news that she has cancer. But April is determined to fight and refuses to give up her dreams and goals. Along the way, she’ll find new reserves of strength and passion within and discover that facing death may really be the only way to truly live.

The second of the network’s new summer shows is Young & Hungry which will premiere on June 25th, the show follows Josh, a wealthy young tech entrepreneur as he meets Gabi (Emily Osment), a feisty young food blogger, looking to be his personal chef. Gabi is desperate for the job and must prove herself, mostly to Josh’s aide, Elliot, who prefers a famous chef for the job. When Josh enlists Gabi to prepare a romantic meal for him and his girlfriend, the dinner goes awry and Gabi finds herself in a very awkward position. With the help of her best friend Sofia (Aimee Carrero) and Josh’s housekeeper Yolanda (Kym Whitley), Gabi turns a difficult situation into an opportunity for employment and maybe even love.

And the final new addition to the ABC Family summer lineup is the much anticipated new series Mystery Girls, starring Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth, which also premieres on June 25th. The comedy series follows two former detective TV show starlets brought back together by a real-life mystery.

ABC Family Complete Summer Lineup

Pretty Little Liars Season premiere, June 10th, 8:00 – 9:00 pm ET/PT

Chasing Life Series premiere, June 10th, 9:00 – 10:00 pm ET/PT

Switched at Birth Season premiere, June 16th, 8:00 – 9:00 pm ET/PT

The Fosters Season premiere, June 16th, 9:00 – 10:00 pm ET/PT

Young & Hungry Series premiere, June 25th – 8:00 – 8:30 pm ET/PT

Mystery Girls Series premiere, June 25th – 8:30 – 9:00 pm ET/PT

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