ABC Family's "Liars," "Greek" returning in January

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ABC Family Original Series "The Secret Life of the American Teenager"
and "Make It or Break It" to Return in Early Spring 2011

Burbank, CA (October 12, 2010) - ABC Family will ring in the New Year
with returning original hit series "Pretty Little Liars" and the
fourth season of the network's critically-adored series "Greek," both


The mystery and ominous messages continue for best friends Emily
Fields, Spencer Hastings, Hanna Marin and Aria Montgomery in the
mid-season return of ABC Family's hit series "Pretty Little Liars." No
longer just threatening to reveal secrets, the all-knowing "A" has
stepped up the game and nothing is off limits in the second half of
the first season. And while they work hard to protect what they know,
the four girls are also on the hunt to learn the truth about what
happened to Alison the night she disappeared. But when those truths
start to come out, will the Liars be prepared for what they must face
when new secrets are revealed? "Pretty Little Liars" returns with

As "Greek" heads into its fourth season, the storylines turn to the
post-graduation experience for Casey, Ashleigh and Evan, while the
undergrads must continue to deal with life on campus. The new season
promises surprise pairings with new rivals, unexpected allies, as well
as unpredictable romances. Viewers will see the characters taken in
new directions, including some unanticipated turns, and die-hard fans
of the college series will be treated to throw-back references from
past seasons. Throughout the season, fans will also see the return of
featured guest stars including Charisma Carpenter, Sam Page, Martha
MacIsaac, Nora Kirkpatrick and Tiffany Dupont, who returns as Frannie.
"Greek" will return with all-new episodes on Monday, January 3,

Also, fan favorites "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" and
"Make It or Break It" will both return with all-new original episodes
in early Spring 2011.

Breakout hit "Pretty Little Liars" was Summer's No. 1 scripted cable
series in Viewers 12-34 (2.2 million/2.4 rating) and Females 12-34
(1.9 million/4.2 rating), and cable's No. 2 scripted show across among
Women 18-34 (960,000/2.8 rating), behind only "The Secret Life of the
American Teenager." Impressively, "Pretty Little Liars" stood as
Summer's No. 1 new scripted cable series in Women 18-34, Viewers 12-34
and Females 12-34, and recently took home three Teen Choice Awards for
Choice Summer TV Show, Ian Harding won for Choice Summer TV Star Male
and Lucy Hale won for Choice Summer TV Star Female.

Part of the Disney/ABC Television Group, ABC Family is distributed in
over 98 million homes. ABC Family features programming reflecting
today's families, entertaining and connecting with adults through
relatable programming about today's relationships - told with a mix of
diversity, dysfunction, passion, humor and heart. ABC Family's
programming is a combination of network defining original series and
original movies, quality acquired series and blockbuster theatricals.
ABC Family is also the destination for annual Holiday events with "13
Nights of Halloween" and "25 Days of Christmas!" ABC Family. A New
Kind of Family.

Source: Nielsen Media Research (National Ratings, Summer 10:
5/31/10-8/29/10, Most Current: Live + SD, blended with Live + 7, when

Coulda sworn this would be canceled.
Oh, no, it's done very well for them.  Unfortunately, we here at RAT 
have been reading ahead and know who did it and why and ... it's stupid 
beyond belief.  It's stupid at a 1970s comic book or 2010 Syfy movie 
level.  Hopefully they'll toss the books and do something else.  
Anything else.

Good to see you RL!
You Too Fred...
Why did you think that? It did well for ABC Family.
I wasn't going by ratings, but by content of the show.