ABC Family Renews ‘Switched At Birth’ For Fifth Season

ABC Family today announced the network has picked up a fifth season of its hit original drama series “Switched at Birth.” The series will reach a milestone 100 episodes in the upcoming run. The fourth season finale of the Peabody Award-winning series airs Monday, October 26, 2015 at 8:00PM ET/PT on ABC Family. ABC Family is becoming Freeform in January 2016.

“Every season ’Switched at Birth’ continues to deliver fresh, relatable storylines that tackle important social issues, reflecting what our audience experiences daily,” said Karey Burke, Executive Vice President, Programming and Development. “We’re excited to see where Lizzy will take these characters next.”

The critically acclaimed “Switched at Birth” is a family drama exploring early adulthood, blended families and deaf culture, and includes scenes shot entirely in American Sign Language.

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