ABC Family's “Pretty Little Liars” spinoff "Ravenswood" returns in 2014
The “Pretty Little Liars” Spinoff Series Will Return With New Episodes on January 7, 2014, Following Pretty Little Liars
ABC Family announced today that recent series “Ravenswood” will return with new episodes on January 7, 2014, paired with “Pretty Little Liars.” “Twisted” will also return with all-new episodes on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, after “Ravenswood” finishes its run.
“Ravenswood” premiered October 22, 2013, as ABC Family’s #1 series premiere in the network’s history in Women 18-34 and cable TV’s biggest drama debut in the demo in nearly three years. Additionally, the series premiere amassed the most tweets of any new TV series premiere this season, reaching over three million people and generating over 16 million impressions. The show will air its midseason finale on November 19, 2013.
Other ABC Family series set to return in January include the previously announced premieres of “Pretty Little Liars,” “Switched at Birth,” and “The Fosters.”
TV Actor Drama – Ian Harding, Choice Summer TV Actress – Troian Bellisario, Choice Summer TV Actor – Keegan Allen, and Choice TV Villain – Janel Parrish. According to SocialGuide, “Pretty Little Liars” summer finale became the #1 “most social” TV series episode in history, breaking records with over 1.9 million tweets. ABC Family will air a special “Pretty Little Liars” marathon on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, from 12:00PM – 8:00PM ET/PT, leading up to the premiere.
Winner of 2013’s Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Breakout Show, “The Fosters” will return with all-new episodes on Monday, January 13, 2014, from 9:00PM – 10:00PM ET/PT, picking up from the summer cliffhanger. The repercussions of Callie’s decision to run away impact 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. ABC Family recently announced a second season pick-up for the critically-acclaimed series. ABC Family will air a special “The Fosters” marathon on Tuesday, December 31, 2013, from 11:00AM – 6:00PM ET/PT.
ABC Family’s #1 series of all time, “Pretty Little Liars,” surged to its best season on record in Summer 2013, passing the four million Total Viewer mark for the first time ever, and ranking as the #1 cable TV series for the third-consecutive summer in target females 12-34. Moreover, led by its August 27 finale, the ‘most tweeted’ episode in TV history (1.9 million), “Pretty Little Liars” accounts for the Top 4 ‘most social’ TV episodes of all time, and 6 of the Top 8 overall. The #1 new cable TV series of Summer 2013 in core Millennial demos, “The Fosters” set series highs for its August 5 finale and wrapped as the network’s #2 series currently in production. The perfect companion for “Pretty Little Liars,” newcomer “Twisted” ranked as the #2 new cable TV series of Summer 2013 in Viewers 12-34 and Females 12-34, and placed #1 on Tuesdays at 9 o’clock for its season in Females 12-34. “Switched at Birth” stood as cable TV’s #1 scripted series on Mondays at 8 o’clock for Total Viewers and across key 18-34, 18-49 and 12-34 categories.
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