lying game season 2 pickup 'Pretty Little Liars,' 'The Lying Game,' 'Bunheads,' and 'Switched at Birth' to premiere in January 2013ABC Family is bringing back four of its hit dramas for new seasons starting in January 2013. “Pretty Little Liars,” “The Lying Game,” “Bunheads” and “Switched at Birth” will all be back with brand-new episodes for the network’s winter programming slate.

“Switched at Birth” Season 2 and the second half of “Bunheads” Season 1 will debut on Monday, Jan. 7 beginning at 8 p.m. “SAB” will pick up after the verdict of the baby switch trial has been delivered, with the Vasquez and Kennish families coping with the aftermath. Gilles Marini will come on board as a series regular. Meanwhile, “Bunheads” will pick up a few months after Sutton Foster’s Michelle has returned to her life as a Las Vegas dancer.

“Pretty Little Liars” Season 3 (the last half) and “The Lying Game” Season 2 will debut the next night, Tuesday, Jan. 8 starting at 8 p.m. “PLL” will pick up with Mona leaving the asylum and heading back to Rosewood High with the girls. “The Lying Game” will bring plenty of new secrets (naturally), not to mention the aftermath of the revelation that Charisma Carpenter’s Rebecca is actually the twins’ birth mother.

Which ABC Family series are you most excited to see return? (Pour one out for “Jane By Design.” We miss it too.)

Posted by:Jean Bentley