ABC Family announced on Wednesday, May 13 the remaining premiere dates for its summer 2015 schedule. According to The Wrap, the lineup includes five new series, along with returning shows “Switched at Birth,” “Chasing Life” and “Young and Hungry,” among others.
Four of the new series are unscripted, while the other is a single-camera comedy. “Monica the Medium,” premiering Monday, July 13 at 10/9 p.m. CT, follows Monica, a Junior at Penn State navigating friends, family, relationships, and the fact that she’s a medium who can talk to dead people. “Job or No Job,” from the producers of “Undercover Boss,” debuts Wednesday, Aug. 5 at 9/8 p.m. CT. The series follows one young adult per episode on their journey to land their first job as they go on three interviews.
“Next Step Realty: NYC” premieres Tuesday, Aug. 11 at 9/8 p.m. CT, and follows the passionate and ambitious employees of Next Step Realty, a Manhattan-based real estate firm that specializes in helping recent college graduates find their apartments in New York City while navigating interpersonal and professional conflicts in the workplace. The sitcom “Kevin from Work” bows Wednesday, Aug. 12 at 8:30/7:30 p.m CT after the season premiere of “Young and Hungry.” The series centers on Kevin (Noah Reid), a young man who declares his unrequited love for his co-worker Audrey (Paige Spara) in a letter, believing he’ll never see her again after he accepts a job overseas. But when the opportunity falls through, Kevin is forced to return to his old job, and he and Audrey must continue to work together now that his feelings are no longer secret.
“Chasing Life” will return for Season 2 on Monday, Aug. 17 at 10/9 p.m. CT. New series “Startup U” will premiere the next night on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 8/7 p.m. CT, while “Switched at Birth” returns with new episodes the following Monday, Aug. 24 at 8/7 p.m. CT. “Start Up U” follows a group of entrepreneurial millennials as they embark on a semester at Draper University in Silicon Valley. Led by billionaire founder and venture capitalist Tim Draper, the seven-week program teaches the fundamentals of launching a startup company under the mentorship of America’s business leaders.
As Variety reports, ABC Family previously announced that “Pretty Little Liars” and newcomer “Stitchers” will air back to back on Tuesdays starting June 2 at 8/7 p.m. CT, followed the next night by the premieres of returning comedies “Melissa & Joey” and “Baby Daddy” starting at 8/7 p.m. CT. Monday, June 8 will see the return of “The Fosters” at 8/7 p.m. CT, followed by the debut of “Becoming Us” at 9/8 p.m. CT.
UPDATE (6/9/15): TV Week reports that ABC Family has moved the premiere dates for “Chasing Life” and “Monica the Medium.” “Chasing Life” will now premiere Monday, July 6 at 10/9 p.m. CT, while “Monica The Medium” is now set to debut Monday, Aug. 17 at 9/8 p.m. CT. The rest of the network’s summer 2015 schedule remains intact.
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