• Young & Hungry and Freak Out Premiere
  • Season finales of five ABC Spark shows air this March

( Toronto, Canada) New premieres and multiple finales kick off ABC Spark’s programming lineup. Catch finales of ABC Spark’s biggest shows starting March 10 with Switched at Birth, followed by the 100th episode and spring finale of Melissa & Joey and Baby Daddy on March 18. Then on March 23 starting at 8 p.m. ET the season comes to a close for both The Fosters and Chasing Life.

New premieres start March 25 at 8 p.m. ET with Young & Hungry starring Emily Osment followed by the hilariously scary hidden-camera prank Freak Out.

ABC Spark Saturday night movies continue each week at 8 p.m. ET with premieres of The House Bunny and Date Night.

Switched at Birth ‑ Spring Finale
Airs Tuesday, March 10 at 9 p.m. ET

In the spring finale of Switched at Birth, life-changing decisions are made as Bay fights for her relationship with Emmett. Intent on making their relationship work, Bay surprises Emmett with a visit to Los Angeles while he’s shooting his first big class project. Daphne is distraught with her performance in school and the idea of letting Bay and her family down. Kathryn and Toby get the chance to have their musical produced.  Meanwhile, Regina is shocked by Eric’s reaction to a buyout offer on the coffeeshop.

Melissa & Joey – 100th Episode – Spring Finale
Airs Wednesday, March 18 at 8 p.m. ET

Mel and Joe decide to start a family—as soon as possible, on the 100th episode/spring finale of Melissa & Joey. Mel and Joe decide they are ready to get pregnant right away. So they take the advice of multiple people on the best way to make that happen. Will all of their hard work result in a baby Longo? Plus, Ryder’s back home from AmeriCorps and trying to determine what to do with his life. Lennox gives him some advice that leads to a surprising decision. The series returns in June for the final 10 episodes.

Baby Daddy – Spring Finale
Airs Wednesday, March 18 at 8:30 p.m. ET

In the spring finale of Baby Daddy, Riley knows she has to tell Danny she has feelings for him before his relationship with Robyn (Christa B. Allen) gets any more serious. Riley tries to talk to him at hockey practice, but a food fight and a knockout punch get in the way before she is able to confess her feelings to an unconscious Danny. Tucker is unhappy with his love life, so Ben and Bonnie invent a secret admirer to give him some much needed confidence. But when a misguided Bonnie sends Tucker a random photo of his admirer and he later spots her on the street, the matchmakers realize they have to do some damage control; they track down the model, Christine (Brittney Alger), and trick her into going on a date with Tucker. Meanwhile, when Danny realizes Riley knew he loved her but still dated Ben, will he follow his heart to the girl of his dreams or will his pride stand in the way?

The Fosters – Spring Finale
Airs Monday, March 23 at 8 p.m. ET

Actions taken with the best intentions threaten to change the Adams Foster family forever in the spring finale episode of The Fosters. With one too many lies told in an effort to keep their growing family together, relationships will be put to the test and someone’s story will end in tragedy.  A visit with Robert’s father (guest star Patrick Duffy) makes Robert and Callie see each other in a new light. Mariana prepares for a make-or-break dance team showdown at school, and Jude takes a stand for a friend.

Chasing Life – Spring Finale
Airs Monday, March 23 at 9 p.m. ET

April’s world is turned upside down once again when she receives life-changing news. Blindsided by bad news, April fights to maintain control over her destiny and to stay strong for her family. She also learns that The Post is cleaning house, but despite her determination to keep her job, extenuating circumstances keep her head on the chopping block. Meanwhile, Brenna learns she is a bone marrow match for an anonymous patient.

Young & Hungry – Spring Premiere
Airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET starting March 25

Young & Hungry’s second season picks up with Gabi (Emily Osment) surprised by the return of ex-boyfriend Cooper (guest star Jesse McCartney), just as her boss Josh (Jonathan Sadowski) has called off his wedding due to his feelings for her. Young & Hungry executive producer Ashley Tisdale will reprise her guest role as formidable magazine editor Logan Rawlings in season two, and Jesse McCartney will return as tech genius Cooper in several episodes.

Freak Out – Series Premiere
Airs Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m. ET starting March 25

Freak Out, the hilariously scary hidden-camera prank show is back with all-new episodes. Each episode will feature an unsuspecting mark, whose worst fears come to life before their eyes through elaborate special effects, intricate makeup, twisted actors and multiple cameras capturing the scenario from every angle. Every frighteningly hilarious prank is tailored with the help from the victim’s friends and family, to turn an everyday situation into someone’s nightmare. Viewers will find themselves “sclaughing” (screaming and laughing) over the mark’s reaction, until the victim realizes – they’ve been pranked.


ABC Spark Movies – Saturday Nights

Bridge to Terabithia (2007) airs Saturday, March 14 at 8 p.m. ET
The House Bunny
(2008) premieres Saturday, March 21 at 8 p.m. ET
Date Night
(2010) premieres Saturday, March 28 at 8 p.m. ET


About ABC Spark
ABC Spark is a multiplatform offering for millennials featuring network-defining original series and movies, popular acquired programs and blockbuster theatricals. Built on the foundation of the highly successful U.S. brand ABC Family, ABC Spark is a license agreement between the Canadian-based media and entertainment company Corus Entertainment and Disney/ABC Television Group. For more information, please visit ABCSpark.com and corusent.com.



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