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ABC Family Launches Unscripted Series About Transgender Dad and Family

Originally posted 03/24/2015 07:30PM

Another cable network is looking to capitalize on the public's interest in the transgender community by airing a real-life version of the Amazon drama Transparent.

This summer, ABC Family will premiere Becoming Us, an unscripted show that chronicles the life of 17-year-old Ben Lehwald of Evanstan, Illinois, as his father Charlie transitions to become Carly.

The docu-series from Ryan Seacrest Productions will take Ben's perspective as he watches his dad divorce his mom, Suzy, before undergoing gender reassignment surgery.

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SPOILER! Pretty Little Liars Star Talks About Finale's Big Twist

Pretty Little Liars

Which Pretty Little Liars Character Was Killed in Tuesday's Summer Finale?

Originally posted 08/27/2014 04:00PM

Spoiler alert!

One of the main cast members of Pretty Little Liars, ABC Family's breakout murder mystery, was killed in Tuesday's summer finale episode.

Janel Parrish, who was the first "A" on the series, about an anonymous adversary who sends threatening messages to a group of girlfriends, talks to PEOPLE about her surprise death and what it means to the future of the show.

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Switched at Birth's Katie LeClerc Is Engaged

Switched at Birth's Katie LeClerc Is Engaged

Originally posted 11/02/2013 12:05PM

Switched at Birth actress Katie LeClerc is headed to the altar.

Leclerc, who stars as hearing-impaired Daphne Vasquez on the ABC Family series, is engaged to marry her boyfriend, real-estate agent Brian Stuart Habecost.

"We are thrilled to start our life together,” LeClerc, who turns 27 on Wednesday, tells PEOPLE exclusively.

"We can't wait to combine families and start the adventure together."

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