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Make It or Break It 

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Follows a group of teen Olympic hopefuls as they train and prepare for their day in the spotlight.

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Series cast summary:
Ayla Kell ...  Payson Keeler 48 episodes, 2009-2012
Josie Loren ...  Kaylie Cruz 48 episodes, 2009-2012
Cassandra Scerbo ...  Lauren Tanner 47 episodes, 2009-2012
Candace Cameron Bure ...  Summer Van Horne 41 episodes, 2009-2012
Chelsea Hobbs ...  Emily Kmetko 40 episodes, 2009-2011
Susan Ward ...  Chloe Kmetko 40 episodes, 2009-2011
Peri Gilpin ...  Kim Keeler 40 episodes, 2009-2011
Neil Jackson ...  Sasha Beloff 36 episodes, 2009-2012
Anthony Starke ...  Steve Tanner 35 episodes, 2009-2012
Zachary Abel ...  Carter Anderson 26 episodes, 2009-2011
Rosa Blasi ...  Ronnie Cruz 23 episodes, 2009-2012
Johnny Pacar ...  Damon Young 22 episodes, 2009-2011
Jason Manuel Olazabal ...  Alex Cruz 21 episodes, 2009-2012
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Follows a group of teen Olympic hopefuls as they train and prepare for their day in the spotlight.

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Drama | Sport

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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USA

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English

Release Date:

22 June 2009 (USA) See more »

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Perfect 10 See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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ABC Family See more »
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1.78 : 1
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Candace Cameron Bure and Susan Ward were born only 9 days apart from each other in April 1976. See more »

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Referenced in Beauty & the Briefcase (2010) See more »

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Has A Lot of Potential
22 July 2009 | by crow-oakleafSee all my reviews

Maybe it's just because it's summer, and I'm feeling seriously deprived of network TV, but I'm kind of digging this show.

Make It or Break It is about a bunch of Olympic-level gymnasts and the drama that goes on behind the scenes on their way to Nationals. Yeah, it's on ABC family. And yeah, it's full of clichés. But it is well done and promises a lot of addictive teen soap action.

Biggest Weakness: The characters in this show are really one note: Lauren (Cassie Scerbo), the villain of the piece, is an ambitious and manipulative brat who will (and does) betray her friends to get ahead in the competition. Emily Kmetko (Chelsea Hobbs) is a plucky scholarship student who is torn between her dream and wanting a normal life. Payson (Ayla Kell) is completely focused. And Kaylie (Josie Loren) is clueless.

That said, all the lead actresses play their parts well. The performances from the cast of parents and paramours are solid also.

It's hard to get really excited about this show- nothing truly awesome or awful about it. The show is fun and has some pretty great moments (The gas station scene at the end of Episode 2 had me laughing out loud.), but it doesn't take enough chances to separate it from the rest of the tween-dramedy pack. B+


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