‘Switched at Birth’s Katie LeClerc Is Proud to Represent the Deaf Community

ABC Family’s “Switched at Birth” is this summer’s hottest new show. Katie LeClerc is its breakout star. The actress plays hearing-impaired teenager Daphne Vasquez, who learns that she was switched in the hospital with another girl. The premise seems sensationalistic, but what sets the show apart is its exploration of the deaf community. LeClerc, who […]

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Gilles Marini Joins ‘Switched at Birth’

“Brothers and Sisters” star Gilles Marini is keeping the family theme going on his acting resume. The former “DWTS” hunk has signed on for a pivotal role on the new ABC Family hit “Switched at Birth,” reports TV Guide. The series centers around two teenagers from very different backgrounds, privileged Bay (Vanessa Marano) and hearing-impaired […]

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Your Guide To TV That Can Bring Parents And Teens Together

Outside of the fact that they both require oxygen to live, parents and teenagers have very little in common. (If you don’t believe it, just ask your teenager.) Nothing we do or say as adults is even remotely cool or relevant to teens. Likewise, everything teens say or do could be dangerous or, even worse, […]

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Does ‘General Hospital’ Have A Fighting Chance At Survival?

A Real Contest ABC President Anne Sweeney has made it explicit that “General Hospital” is battling ABC’s two upcoming daytime talk/reality shows, “The Chew” and “The Revolution” for its survival after Katie Couric’s talk show debuts. She told Deadline, “”We are not announcing the cancellation of General Hospital. It is important to look at daytime […]

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Casting Quickies: ‘Modern Family’s X-Man, ‘Big Bang’ Dad And More

Why is an X-Man baring (almost) all for a ‘Family’ sitcom? Who is Penny’s ‘Big Bang’ daddy? What new trouble is ‘Prison Break’s T-Bag stirring up? We’ve got a round-up of TV’s hottest casting news! ‘X’ APPEAL: James Marsden (‘X-Men’s Cyclops) will guest-star on an upcoming episode of ABC’s ‘Modern Family,’ playing a chiseled new […]

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