ABC Family Greenlights The Fosters and Twisted

The Cast of 'The Fosters'

The Cast of 'The Fosters' - Photo Courtesy of ABC Family/Randy Holmes

ABC Family is moving forward with two one-hour dramatic pilots: The Fosters and Twisted. Jennifer Lopez is executive producing The Fosters while Gavin Polone is executive producing Twisted. Both shows will begin shooting this summer with an eye on premiering them this summer.
 
Announcing the pick-up of the two shows, ABC Family President Michael Riley stated, “ABC Family is synonymous with groundbreaking storytelling and iconic characters. These new shows will bring the same depth, heart, close relationships and authenticity that our viewers have come to expect and, will pair nicely with our already established pop culture hits.”
 
Details on The Fosters:
 
The Fosters stars Teri Polo, Sherri Saum, Jake T. Austin, Hayden Byerly, David Lambert, newcomer Maia Mitchell, Danny Nucci and Cierra Ramirez. The series is a one-hour drama about a multi-ethnic family mix of foster and biological kids being raised by two moms.
 
Details on Twisted:
 
Twisted is a one-hour mystery full of twists and turns that is centered on a charismatic 16-year-old with a troubled past who recently reconnected with his two female best friends from childhood. He becomes the prime suspect when a fellow student is surprisingly found dead in her home. The drama stars Avan Jogia, Maddie Hasson, Kylie Bunbury, Kimberly Quinn, Sam Robards, Ashton Moio and Denise Richards.
 
Source: ABC Family

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