TV Shows That Air On ABC Family (


ABC Family existed from 2001 to 2016, when Disney rebranded it as Freeform. Shows listed here were aired by the station when it was ABC Family. If the show also aired on Freeform, it will be listed there as well.

The station was formerly known as:

  • CBN Satellite Service (1977–1981)
  • CBN Cable Network (1981–1988)
  • The CBN Family Channel (1988–1990)
  • The Family Channel (1990–1998)
  • Fox Family Channel (1998–2001)
  • ABC Family (2001–2016)

Chasing Life

An inspirational show about a girl with cancer and her weird Boston family.

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Airdates: 2014 - 2015

Pretty Little Liars skull-crossbones

Everyone lies.

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Airdates: 2010 - 2017


Not about sewing. Bummer.

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Airdates: 2015 - 2017

Switched at Birth

It’s a delicious TV trope, only not a queer one.

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Airdates: 2011 - 2017

The Fosters

Teri Polo and Sherri Saum play Stef and Lena Foster, just two regular lesbians trying to raise five children in Southern California. If only those kids would stop having shenanigans!

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Airdates: 2013 - 2019

The Secret Life of the American Teenager

The secret life isn’t as secret as all that.

Airdates: 2008 - 2013


Why did Danny kill his aunt? Or did he?

Airdates: 2013 - 2014

Young & Hungry

A food blogger is young, and hungry, so she becomes a personal chef.

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Airdates: 2014 - 2018