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Half-hour comedies Melissa & Joey and Baby Daddy are both set to return on January 15, ABC Family announced today. Melissa & Joey is up first at 8 Pm, followed by Baby Daddy at 8:30 Pm. Melissa & Joey stars Melissa Joan Hart, Joey Lawrence, Taylor Spreitler and Nick Robinson, and is executive produced by Bob Young & David Kendall, Paula Hart, Melissa Joan Hart and Lawrence. Baby Daddy, created and exec produced by Dan Berendsen, stars Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Derek Theler, Tahj Mowry with Melissa Peterman and Chelsea Kane. The returning series join previously announced all-new episodes of Pretty Little Liars and Ravenswood on January 7 and Switched At Birth and The Fosters on January 13. »
- THE DEADLINE TEAM
In today’s news a blast from the past gets a longer life. ABC Family has granted a season 3 back order and season 4 renewal to Melissa & Joey, starring Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence from those classics Sabrina the Teenage Witch and Blossom. What’s really special about this headline is that season 3 premiers today!
The back order situation has come, calling for 20 extra episodes to be added on in order to complete season 3. Showing some faith in this cast, ABC Family went ahead with a 20-episode fourth season order to boot.
The icing on the cake is that now Melissa & Joey has the distinction of becoming the network’s first comedy to reach 100 episodes. Break out the bubbly. The additional Season 3 episodes will air in 2014.
“One hundred episodes is a great accomplishment for any series and we are thrilled to give Melissa And Joey the opportunity to achieve this milestone, »
- Sasha Nova
Exclusive: ABC Family is banking on Melissa & Joey. Ahead of the series’ Season 3 premiere tomorrow, I’ve learned that the network has given the comedy starring Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence a back order, bringing the third season to 20 episodes. Additionally, ABC Family has ordered a 20-episode fourth season, making Melissa & Joey the network’s first comedy to reach 100 episodes. The additional Season 3 episodes will air in 2014. “One hundred episodes is a great accomplishment for any series and we are thrilled to give Melissa And Joey the opportunity to achieve this milestone, as they’ve delivered hundreds and hundreds of laughs over the seasons,” said Kate Juergens, Evp Programming and Development and Chief Creative Officer, ABC Family. Melissa & Joey follows local politician and former wild child Mel Burke (Hart) who employs down on his luck “manny” Joe Longo (Lawrence), as she raises her teenaged niece (Taylor Spreitler) and nephew »
- NELLIE ANDREEVA
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