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“The Lying Game” added to ABC Family lineup

Melissa Hayer Published: February 23, 2011
THE LYING GAME - ABC Family has picked up an additional one-hour scripted drama, "The Lying Game." "The Lying Game" follows Emma, a kind-hearted foster kid who learns she has an identical twin sister, Sutton. Sutton, unlike Emma, was adopted by wealthy parents and is seemingly living an ideal life. After their initial meeting, Sutton talks Emma into stepping into her life for a few days while she pursues a lead on the mysterious identity of their birth mother. After Sutton inexplicably fails to return to the girls' designated meeting place, Emma must decide whether to come clean about her identity and risk her own safety in the hope of uncovering her twin sister's whereabouts, along with the truth about why they were separated in the first place. (ABC FAMILY/COLLEEN HAYES)
ALEXANDRA CHANDO
THE LYING GAME - ABC Family has picked up an additional one-hour scripted drama, "The Lying Game." "The Lying Game" follows Emma, a kind-hearted foster kid who learns she has an identical twin sister, Sutton. Sutton, unlike Emma, was adopted by wealthy parents and is seemingly living an ideal life. After their initial meeting, Sutton talks Emma into stepping into her life for a few days while she pursues a lead on the mysterious identity of their birth mother. After Sutton inexplicably fails to return to the girls' designated meeting place, Emma must decide whether to come clean about her identity and risk her own safety in the hope of uncovering her twin sister's whereabouts, along with the truth about why they were separated in the first place. (ABC FAMILY/COLLEEN HAYES) ALEXANDRA CHANDO

ABC Family has added the one-hour scripted drama “The Lying Game” to its schedule, according to a news release.

“The Lying Game” joins  three previously announced series pick-ups:  the one-hour dramas “The Nine Lives of Chloe King” and “Switched at Birth” and the half-hour multi-cam comedy series, “The Great State of Georgia.”

“The Lying Game’s” plot line centers on Emma, a kind-hearted foster teen who discovers she has an identical twin sister, Sutton.

Unlike Emma, Sutton was adopted by rich parents and is seemingly living an ideal life.

After their first meeting, Sutton talks Emma into stepping into her life for a few days while she follows a lead on the identity of their birth mother, but then Sutton mysteriously fails to return to the girls’ designated meeting place.

This leads Emma to have to decide whether to tell the truth about her identity and risk her own safety in the hope of finding her sister and figuring out why they were separated in the first place.

Alexandra Chando stars as Emma/Sutton; Andy Buckley as Ted; Helen Slater as Kristin; Blair Redford as Garrett; Sharon Pierre-Louis as Nisha; Kirsten Prout as Char; Alice Greczyn as Mads; and Allie Gonino as Laurel.

Charles Pratt Jr. is executive producer and writer of the series, with Leslie Morgenstein and Gina Girolamo serving as executive producers.

“The Lying Game,” produced by  Alloy Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television, is based on the novel by Sara Shepard.



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