ABC Family Announces Summer Premiere Dates for ‘Young & Hungry’, ‘Chasing Life’ and More!
ABC Family has rolled out another set of summer premiere dates for returning shows, including Young & Hungry and Chasing Life, as well as a few new shows.
The network previously announced premiere dates for Pretty Little Liars, Stitchers, Melissa & Joey, Baby Daddy, The Fosters and Becoming Us, and now they’ve come back with a new round of announcements.
In addition to the previous shows, the network will be premiering five more new shows this summer, including unscripted series Monica The Medium, Job or No Job, Next Step Realty: NYC, Startup U and single-camera comedy series Kevin From Work. We also know the return dates for Chasing Life, Switched at Birth and comedy Young & Hungry, all returning in August.
You can read the newly released premiere dates, along with descriptions of the new series’, below:
Monday, July 13th
10:00 – 11:00 p.m. ET/PT – Series premiere of “Monica The Medium”
Monica the Medium provides a fascinating look at Monica, a junior at Penn State navigating friends, family, relationships – and the fact that she’s a medium and can talk to dead people. Her uncommon vocation provides an endless supply of emotional and engaging stories, with a unique millennial perspective. The show is produced by Dave Caplan’s Trooper Entertainment in association with Lionsgate TV. Caplan will serve as executive producer alongside Malachi McGlone.
Wednesday, August 5th
9:00 – 10:00 p.m. ET/PT – Series premiere of “Job or No Job”
The series follows one young adult per episode on his/her journey to land a first job. Each job seeker will go on three interviews, and we will watch the intense ride to find out if he or she lands three, two, one – or zero offers. Jane Buckingham (Founder and CEO of Trendera and bestselling author of The Modern Girls Guide to Life) will be the career expert on ABC Family’s “Job or No Job.” The series is produced by Studio Lambert/All3Media America.
Tuesday, August 11th
9:00 – 10:00 p.m. ET/PT – Series premiere of “Next Step Realty: NYC”
From Lincoln Square Productions, this series follows the passionate and ambitious employees of Next Step Realty. The Manhattan-based real estate firm specializes in helping recent college graduates find their apartments in New York City while navigating interpersonal and professional conflicts in the workplace. Danielle Rossen (“What Would You Do?”) serves as the executive producer.
Wednesday, August 12th
8:00 – 8:30 p.m. ET/PT – Season premiere of “Young & Hungry”
8:30 – 9:00 p.m. ET/PT – Series premiere of “Kevin From Work”
The single-cam series centers on Kevin, a young man who declares his unrequited love for his coworker Audrey in a letter, believing he’ll never see her again after he accepts a job overseas. But when the opportunity falls through and Kevin is forced to return to his old job, how will he and Audrey continue to work together now that his feelings are no longer secret? The series is written, created and executive-produced by Barbie Adler (“How I Met Your Mother,”). Aaron Kaplan at Kapital Entertainment (“Chasing Life”) and McG at Wonderland Sound & Vision (“Charlie’s Angels”) serve as Executive Producers. The comedy stars Noah Reid (“Backpackers“) as Kevin, Paige Spara as Audrey, Matt Murray (“Rookie Blue”) as Brian, Jordan Hinson (“Eureka”) as Roxie, Punam Patel as Patti, with guest star Amy Sedaris (“Strangers with Candy”) as Julia.
Monday, August 17th
9:00 – 10:00 p.m. ET/PT – Season premiere of “Chasing Life”
Tuesday, August 18th
8:00 – 9:00 p.m. ET/PT – Series premiere of “Startup U”
Startup 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. In the end, students pitch their ideas to a panel of hungry venture capitalists with the hope that they’ll receive a life-changing investment to launch their business. To date, more than 150 Draper graduates have received funding totaling more than $15 million from mogul investors and Tim Draper himself. Brimming with innovation and determination, “Startup U” pulls back the curtain on what it takes to achieve success in the most innovative and competitive marketplace in the world. Viewers join a group of savvy millennials as they suffer through hard lessons and grab opportunities with both hands, all in the pursuit of their dreams. “Startup U” is produced by Ugly Brother Studios, a Sky Vision partner. Mike Duffy, Tim Duffy and Tim Draper serve as executive producers.
Monday, August 24th
8:00 – 9:00 p.m. ET/PT – Season premiere of “Switched at Birth”
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