LUCAS GRABEEL OF “SWITCHED AT BIRTH” AND DANNY NUCCI OF “THE FOSTERS” TO PARTICIPATE IN LIVE TWITTER CHATS WITH FANS DURING THE EAST COAST FEEDS OF THEIR SERIES AIRING MONDAY MARCH 17TH ON ABC FAMILY
Live Chats Begin at 8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT
Burbank, CA (March 14, 2014) – “Switched at Birth” star Lucas Grabeel (“Toby Kennish”) and “The Fosters” star Danny Nucci (Mike Foster) will chat live with fans via Twitter during the East Coast broadcasts of their series, airing on ABC Family on Monday, March 17th.
Lucas Grabeel of “Switched at Birth” will chat live via his Twitter handle @MrGrabeel during the East Coast feed of the series airing on Monday, March 17th, 8:00PM – 9:00PM ET/5:00PM – 6:00PM PT. Fans should tweet their questions directly to Lucas and include the hashtag #SwitchedAtBirthChat in their messages. In the episode “The Ambush,” Bay enlists Tank to help her strike back when the rivalry between the Carlton and Buckner field hockey teams gets heated. Toby gets a surprise visit from Nikki (guest star Cassi Thomson). Regina’s relationships in her old neighborhood become an asset at work. Meanwhile, Daphne chooses whether to date Jorge or Campbell.
“The Fosters” star Danny Nucci will chat live with fans during the East Coast feed of the series airing on Monday, March 17th, 9:00PM – 10:00PM ET/6:00PM – 7:00PM PT. Fans can tweet their questions directly to Danny at @TheDannyNucci and include the hashtag #TheFostersChat in their tweets. In the episode titled “Metropolis,” the high school’s Winter Ball approaches and Mariana and Jesus fret about dates. A surprise nomination for Winter Queen raises suspicions. Zac’s mom (guest star Romy Rosemont) shows up at school to talk to Lena. An old friend pays a visit to Callie wanting to make amends, and Brandon feels threatened. But a past mistake could cause Brandon to lose Callie for good. Ana returns with unsettling news for Stef.
8:00PM ET/5:00PM PT – Lucas Grabeel of “Switched at Birth” – @MrGrabeel #SwitchedAtBirthChat
9:00PM ET/6:00PM PT – Danny Nucci of “The Fosters” – @ TheDannyNucci #TheFostersChat
“Switched at Birth”isexecutive-produced byLizzy Weiss (“Blue Crush”), Paul Stupin (“Make It or Break It”), and John Ziffren (“Melissa & Joey,” “Make It or Break It”). The series stars Katie Leclerc as Daphne Vasquez; Vanessa Marano (“Gilmore Girls”) as Bay Kennish; Constance Marie (“George Lopez”) as Regina Vasquez; D.W. Moffett (“Friday Night Lights”) as John Kennish; Lea Thompson (“Back to the Future,” “Caroline in the City”) as Kathryn Kennish; Lucas Grabeel (“High School Musical”) as Toby Kennish; Sean Berdy as Emmett Bledsoe; and Gilles Marini (“Brothers and Sisters”) as Angelo Sorrento with guest star Marlee Matlin (“The West Wing”).
Winner of 2013’s Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Breakout Show, “The Fosters” is executive-produced by Jennifer Lopez, (“American Idol,” “What to Expect When You’re Expecting,” “The Back-Up Plan”) and created by Bradley Bredeweg and Peter Paige (“Queer As Folk”), who also serve as executive producers and writers, along with Joanna Johnson (“Make it or Break it”). “The Fosters” stars Teri Polo (“Meet the Parents”) as Stef Foster, Sherri Saum (“In Treatment”) as Lena Adams Foster, Jake T. Austin (“Wizards of Waverly Place”) as Jesus Foster, Hayden Byerly (“Parenthood”) as Jude Jacob, David Lambert (“Aaron Stone”) as Brandon Foster, Maia Mitchell (“Teen Beach Movie”) as Callie Jacob, Danny Nucci (“Titanic”) as Mike Foster and Cierra Ramirez (“The Secret Life of the American Teenager”) as Mariana Foster. Greg Gugliotta, Elaine Goldsmith Thomas, Benny Medina, and John Ziffren also serve as executive producers. The series is produced by Nuyorican Productions, Inc., and Prodco, Inc.
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