ABC Family has given a back-order pick-up for more episodes of the dance
dramedy "Bunheads," the network said Friday,
also announcing that it had picked up "Melissa & Joey" for
a third season, and "Baby Daddy" and "Switched at Birth" for those series'
"Two years ago we embarked on a bold strategy to grow the breadth and scope
of original programming and create a Wednesday night summer comedy destination,"
Riley said. "The new series have resonated with our viewers, and the combination
of drama, comedy and reality brings great depth to our lineup. Our stable of
strong series continues to grow, and I'm thrilled with the strength of our
"Bunheads," which premiered in June, stars Sutton Foster as Michelle Simms, a
Las Vegas showgirl who impulsively marries a man and moves to a small coastal
California town, where she uneasily takes part in her mother-in-law's dance
Voice stars Billy Crystal and John Goodman dish on how receptive they were to the idea for the prequel, the exhausting technique to roaring properly and how Ethel Merman ties into the film.
Actor Billy Crystal explains he became 17 again when recreating his character's voice in 'Monsters University' - while director Dan Scanlon and creative advisor John Lasseter describe doing a prequel, 12 years after the original. (June 18)