Sunday, August 1, 2010

ABC Family Kicks Off Annual 10-Day "Campus Crush" Today

ABC Family launches “Campus Crush” today, the network’s second annual 10-day long end-of-summer programming event filled with all-day marathons, movies and all-new episodes of its original series THE SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN TEENAGER, MAKE IT OR BREAK IT, HUGE and PRETTY LITTLE LIARS, and the television premiere of Wild Child, starring Emma Roberts, Natasha Richardson (in her last on-screen performance), Nick Frost and Aidan Quinn, premiering on Sunday, August 8 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.

The 10-day long “Campus Crush” includes the following programming:

Sunday, August 1

*All times Eastern/Pacific

7:30 a.m. Notting Hill starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant
William Thacker’s (Hugh Grant) boring life changes when the world’s most famous actress, Anna Scott (Julia Roberts), enters his Notting Hill bookstore. After a few awkward moments, the two find themselves attracted to one another, and eventually they try to form a normal relationship in spite of Anna’s superstar status.

10:30 a.m. Uptown Girls starring Brittany Murphy, Dakota Fanning and Heather Locklear
Molly Gunn is the toast of the New York social scene as the freewheeling daughter of a deceased rock legend, but is forced to get a job when her accountant steals her money. As nanny for precocious Ray, the oft ignored daughter of a music executive, she learns what it means to be an adult while teaching Ray how to be a child.

12:30 p.m. Revenge of the Bridesmaids starring Raven-Symoné and JoAnna Garcia
Best friends since childhood, Abigail Scanlon (Raven-Symoné) and Parker Wald (JoAnna Garcia) return to their small, Southern home town from New York City for a visit. After running into old friends, they learn that their close friend, Rachel (Chryssie Whitehead), has lost the love of her life, Tony (Lyle Brocato), to their ex-friend Caitlin (Virginia Williams) – a conniving gold-digger. Intent upon preventing a loveless marriage, Parker and Abigail go "undercover" as Caitlin's bridesmaids to sabotage the wedding.

2:30 p.m. The Notebook starring Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Marsden, Gena Rowlands and James Garner
Based on the bestselling novel written by Nicholas Sparks, Duke (James Garner) tells the sweet love story about Allie (Rachel McAdams) and Noah (Ryan Gosling), two young lovers coming from different backgrounds but deeply drawn together and forced apart during one summer.

5:30 p.m. Step Up starring Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan
Tyler Gage (Channing Tatum) is a talented street dancer from the wrong side of Baltimore’s tracks. When he gets arrested and sentenced to 200 hours of community service at the Maryland School of Arts, his talented dance style catches the eye of Nora (Jenna Dewan), a gifted ballerina and dance choreographer.

8:00 p.m. Love & Basketball starring Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan
Monica (Sanaa Lathan) and Quincy (Omar Epps) grew up next door to each other in Los Angeles and have wanted to be professional basketball stars since they were kids. However, Monica has to work hard to establish herself, while Quincy was born with natural star potential. As the two struggle to reach their goals of playing professionally, they must also deal with their emotions for each other.

Monday, August 2


11:00 a.m. “Ben There, Done That” – John’s first birthday is here, and Adrian has a major secret.

12:00 Noon “Do Over” – Adrian copes with the news from last season, while Ben confesses his love for a.m.y.

1:00 p.m. “Accentuate the Positive” – a.m.y is accepted into a music program but doesn't think she can attend, as it is in NYC, while Jack continues looking for a place to live.

2:00 p.m. “Get Out of Town” – Everyone rallies around a.m.y so she can attend the music program, while Ben continues to hide his secret from her.

3:00 p.m. “Goodbye, a.m.y Juergens” – Ricky moves into the Juergens' house to take care of John while a.m.y is away, but a.m.y's parents are concerned about the looks between Ricky and Ashley.

4:00 p.m. “Which Way Did She Go” – Ruben disagrees with Adrian's decision, Jack and Tom bond over some brownies, and a.m.y discovers the music program is for teen moms when Bristol Palin shows up at her dorm room.

5:00 p.m. “She Went That A’way” – Everyone is finding out about Adrian's decision, except a.m.y, whom Ben still hasn't told yet.

6:00 p.m. “New York, New York” – Ben goes to New York to visit a.m.y and finally tell her the news, while Ricky bonds with his birth mother.

7:00 p.m. “The Sounds of Silence” – a.m.y reaches out to Adrian, Ricky asks Ruben for help and George plans a romantic date for Anne.


8:00 p.m. “Chicken Little” – Ashley is torn between her feelings for Ricky and Grant, while Grace decides to play matchmaker for Griffin.

Episode Premiere – HUGE

9:00 p.m. “Spirit Quest” – a.m.ber and Will get lost in the woods while the group is on a camping trip.

Tuesday, August 3

Episode Premiere – PRETTY LITTLE LIARS

8:00 p.m. “The Perfect Storm” – Tensions run high when the girls are trapped at school while a bad storm brews outside.

Episode Premiere – MAKE IT OR BREAK IT

9:00 p.m. “Party Gone Out of Bounds” – Temptation arises for the girls when Austin throws a party at his lake house.

Wednesday, August 4

7:30 p.m. Step Up – Encore Presentation

Thursday, August 5

7:00 p.m. Sixteen Candles starring Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall and Paul Dooley
Samantha Baker’s (Molly Ringwald) sixteenth birthday starts off as quite a bummer – her sister’s getting married and her family forgets all about her. But Sam’s birthday eventually turns out to be quite a memorable event in this hilarious and tenderly poignant comedy written and directed by John Hughes.

9:00 p.m. Freaky Friday starring Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis
Complete opposites, Tess and Anna Coleman (Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan), are forced to adapt to the other’s life when one night, after arguing in a Chinese restaurant, they wake up in each other’s bodies under a fortune-cookie curse. As they both gain a newfound respect for the other’s point of view, they must find a way to switch back before Tess’ upcoming wedding.

Friday, August 6

8:00 p.m. Another Cinderella Story starring Selena Gomez and Drew Seeley
This re-imagining of the traditional fairy tale steps up the action to present-day Beverly Hills, where Mary (Selena Gomez), a humble yet sweet servant girl, dreams of being a world-class dancer. Standing in Mary’s way of her pop-star “prince” (Drew Seeley) is her cruel step-mother, Dominique, a washed-up diva, and Dominique’s daughters, Bree and Britt, who do everything they can to crush Mary’s dreams. The terrible threesome conspires to keep Mary off the dance floor—and mopping the kitchen floors.

Saturday, August 7

8:00 a.m. Raise Your Voice starring Hilary Duff, Rita Wilson, David Keith, Jason Ritter, Oliver James with Rebecca DeMornay and John Corbett
Hilary Duff stars as Terri, a small town girl with the voice of a big-time singer. Following her dreams, she heads to L.A. for the summer at a famous music school. Life in the big city is full of surprises, but with the help of some cool friends, an encouraging teacher, and a super cute boy, this All-American girl will have the time of her life.

10:30 a.m. Another Cinderella Story – Encore Presentation

12:30 p.m. Freaky Friday – Encore Presentation

2:30 p.m. The Parent Trap starring Lindsay Lohan, Natasha Richardson, Dennis Quaid
Identical twin sisters (Lindsay Lohan) conspire to reunite their mom and dad (Natasha Richardson and Dennis Quaid), after meeting each other for the first time at summer camp.

Basic Cable Premiere

5:30 p.m. The Princess Diaries starring Anne Hathaway and Julie Andrews
In a modern day fairy tale, Mia (Anne Hathaway), a gawky teenager with hideous hair and poor etiquette receives a royal makeover. Being the only heir to the throne of Genovia, her estranged grandmother, Queen Clarisse Renaldi (Julie Andrews) takes Mia under her wing. Will Mia continue to portray the ugly duckling she’s used to, or will she spread her wings and fulfill her destiny as a beautiful princess of Genovia?

8:00 p.m. Mean Girls starring Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, a.m.anda Seyfried and Lacey Chabert
Attending high school for the first time after living in Africa with her zoologist parents for most of her life, Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) becomes friends with three popular but manipulative girls known as the Plastics (Rachel McAdams, a.m.anda Seyfried and Lacey Chabert).

10:00 p.m. Step Up – Encore Presentation

Sunday, August 8

8:00 a.m. Freaky Friday – Encore Presentation

10:00 a.m. The Parent Trap – Encore Presentation

1:00 p.m. The Princess Diaries – Encore Presentation

3:30 p.m. Step Up – Encore Presentation

6:00 p.m. Mean Girls – Encore Presentation

ABC Family Premiere Event

8:00 p.m. Wild Child – Starring Emma Roberts, Natasha Richardson, Nick Frost and Aidan Quinn
Emma Roberts stars as 16-year-old Poppy, an LA teen diva who does what she wants, whenever she wants. But after an over-the-top prank pushes her father (Quinn) one step too far, she finds herself shipped off to the one place where everything will change – British boarding school. No cell phones, no designer clothes…no way. Desperate to break free, she sets in motion the ultimate escape plan involving the son (Alex Pettyfer) of the head mistress (Richardson) – only to discover that this could be the reason she wants to stay.

10:00 p.m. Wild Child – Encore Presentation

Monday, August 9


8:00 p.m. “My Girlfriends Back” - Ricky visits a.m.y in New York, and Ben goes with Adrian for a sonogram.

Episode Premiere – HUGE

9:00 p.m. “Poker Face” – Salty teaches the campers how to play poker, which causes a rift between him and Rand.

Tuesday, August 10

MARATHON – PRETTY LITTLE LIARS (11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. ET/PT)

11:00 a.m. “Pilot” – Four estranged best friends are reunited one year after their best friend goes missing – only to discover they are receiving messages from an anonymous “A” who knows all their secrets.

12:00 Noon “The Jenna Thing” – With the return of Jenna Cavanaugh to Rosewood, the girls must face an unpleasant past as questions arise about Ali’s death.

1:00 p.m. “To Kill A Mocking Girl” – Old and new relationships are examined as the girls try to pay tribute to Alison’s memory.

2:00 p.m. “Can You Hear Me Now?” – The girls take matters into their own hands and try to put a stop to “A.”

3:00 p.m. “Reality Bites Me” – The girls must deal with the consequences when secrets start to get out.

4:00 p.m. “There’s No Place Like Homecoming” – The Homecoming dance is supposed to be a time for fun and making memories, but for four Pretty Little Liars some disturbing secrets threaten to ruin their perfect night.

5:00 p.m. “The Homecoming Hangover” – The girls must deal with the aftermath of what happened at the Homecoming dance.

6:00 p.m. “Please, Do Talk About Me When I’m Gone” – Last minute preparations for Alison’s memorial get derailed when her brother Jason arrives back into Rosewood.

7:00 p.m. “The Perfect Storm” – Tensions run high when the girls are trapped at school while a bad storm brews outside.

Season Finale Episode Premiere – PRETTY LITTLE LIARS

8:00 p.m. “Keep Your Friends Close” – The girls attend Mona’s birthday party to see if they can discover “A,” but when one of them sees “A” leaving behind a message, it has potentially deadly results.

Episode Premiere – MAKE IT OR BREAK IT

9:00 p.m. “What Are You Made Of?” – Kaylie, Lauren and Emily face an uphill battle at the last National Team practice before the World’s tryouts.

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