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Check Out Our ABC Family Summer Soap Preview! (VIDEO)

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Summer is the time for soap operas on ABC Family! Check out our guide to the cabler's stable of sudsy, hot weather offerings after the jump!

The Fosters – Premieres Monday, June 3 at 9 p.m. EST

The Fosters is an hour-long family drama which follows a lesbian couple and their mix of biological and foster kids.  Stef (Teri Polo), a police officer, and Lena (Sherri Saum), a vice principal, have their lives complicated when a  troubled, teen ward becomes permanent. 


Switched at Birth – Returns Monday, June 10 at 8 p.m. EST

The final half of the second season continues to follow the saga switched-at-birth teens Bay (Vanessa Marano) and Daphne (Katie Leclerc). Things get even more complicated with Regina (Constance Marie) in rehab. After spending the entire summer with her biological family, how will Daphner react to her mom getting out? Also, an old flame of Bay’s returns, which bugs Emmett (Sean Berdy). 

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Pretty Little Liars – Returns Tuesday, June 11 at 8 p.m. EST

Seasons 4 premieres with Aria (Lucy Hale) struggling at seeing Ezra (Ian Harding), around.  Meanwhile, “A” continues to torment our Liars. Look for the girls to team up with Mona (Janel Parrish) to figure out her identity. 


Twisted – Premieres Tuesday, June 11 at 9 p.m. EST

Twisted sees 16-year-old Danny (Avan Jogia) returning to his hometown and trying to reconnect with his two childhood best friends.  What makes this tale a bit different is that Danny just got out of juvie, after a five-year stint for murder. Just as Danny begins to fit in again, a classmate is killed, and Danny becomes the prime suspect.  Denise Richards stars as Danny's socialite mother.  

Also, premiering Wednesday, July 24 at 9 p.m. EST is a new reality show, The Vineyard.  This docu-soap follows the pretty young people of Martha’s Vineyard.  What kind of trouble will these 20-somethings get into this summer?

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