Chuck Pratt Named New Showrunner For ABC Family's Twisted






Chuck Pratt isn't wasting any time crying over the cancellation of his doppelganger drama The Lying Game. The veteran daytime and primetime soap scribe has been named new showrunner of ABC Family's teen thriller TwistedTwisted was recently renewed by the cabler, along with soaps Switched at Birth and The Fosters.

While I definitely took issue with Pratt's writing for All My Children on ABC Daytime, I thoroughly enjoyed The Lying Game (RIP). The Prattster definitely seems more suited to sleek primetime dramas. It will be interesting to see his take on Twisted. Sound off on Pratt's latest career move in the comments!

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I already said this on another board, but if he fucks with my show, I will riot!!!! The FUCKING Lying Game WAS CANCELLED FOR A FUCKING REASON!!! Stop giving this man jobs people.... he's destructive!!! Twisted has been just fine, they didn't need to change anything or add anyone!!!

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So long, Twisted. Just renewed and now doomed.

And yes, The Lying Game was canceled for a reason. Pratt is all about plot. He has been since his time on Melrose Place. But you have to be invested in the characters too. Doesn't matter if daytime or primetime.

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Disney I'm going to need you all to get a freaking back bone!!!!! You canceled lying game with good reason!!!! Why are you giving him another chance??? These three shows are doing just fine if not better without you. My house hold is addicted to these shows especially TWISTED!!! If he mess up these shows I will completely stop watching ABC Family!!!!

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I LOVE Twisted!! Hopefully he doesn't mess it up. I loved the Lying Game too. RIP Lying Game. Sad

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His stint as AMC HW was so shitty I cringe remembering.

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It's funny just yesterday I thought about how horrible AMC was during Pratt's run. Ugh! Just seeing his name makes me ill. One character comes to mind during that mess - Zarf. Need I say more?

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blake3b wrote:
It's funny just yesterday I thought about how horrible AMC was during Pratt's run. Ugh! Just seeing his name makes me ill. One character comes to mind during that mess - Zarf. Need I say more?

Holy Crap Zarf you just brought back memories lol; but I agree Twisted is alright just the way it is I hope there are not dramatic changes.

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From the guy who brought us:

AMC

- Zach and a DeSorased Red head Liza screwing on a Pool Table

- David Hayward blackmail sexing Amanda Martin in a car

- A Lesbian (Reese) kissing her wife's brother in Law

- Bringing liked characters back only to kill them off

I give Twisted 6 - 8 months tops. Rest in Pratt!

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Pratt has failed everywhere he's been and he keeps getting jobs. He gathered the cast of AMC together on his first day and told them to forget their characters' histories because he didn't care and was going to write whatever he wanted instead.