ABC Family Announces May 2012 Programming Highlights

ABC Family Announces May 2012 Programming Highlights

ABC Family announces its May 2012 Programming Highlights:
*All programming subject to change*

Sunday, May 6 – Sunday, May 13 (Mother’s Day)
Mamalicious Week
ABC Family celebrates Mother’s Day during “Mamalicious Week,” with movies that moms love airing each weeknight and all-day Saturday and Sunday, including “The Blind Side,” “A Walk to Remember,” “Dirty Dancing,” the ABC Family Premiere of the original “Freaky Friday” and the Basic Cable Premieres of “Leap Year” and “The Time Traveler’s Wife.”

Monday, May 7
Original Series – Episode Premiere
The Secret Life of the American Teenager “Strange Familiar”
(8:00 PM – 9:00 PM ET/PT)
Kathleen tries to bribe Grace into speaking with Jacob, while Dylan tries to bond with Adrian.

Monday, May 7
Original Series – Episode Premiere
Make It or Break It “Truth Be Told”
(9:00 PM - 10:00 PM ET/PT)
Lauren has an experimental surgery done, but her chances at placing are still in question. Meanwhile someone from Jordan’s past shows up.

Saturday, May 12
ABC Family Premiere
Freaky Friday (1976)
(1:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET/PT)
A sloppy teenager (Jodie Foster) and her overworked mother (Barbara Harris) magically trade personalities on one strange Friday.
Encore on (Sunday, May 13 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM ET)

Saturday, May 12
Basic Cable Premiere
Leap Year
(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM ET/PT)
A woman (Amy Adams) goes to Ireland to propose to her boyfriend, but she winds up stranded on the other side of the Emerald Isle with a handsome, but surly, Gaelic man (Matthew Goode).
Encore on (Sunday, May 13 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET)
Encore on (Tuesday, May 15 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM ET)
Encore on (Wednesday, May 16 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM ET)

Sunday, May 13
Basic Cable Premiere
The Time Traveler’s Wife
(7:00 PM - 9:30 PM ET/PT)
The unusual genetic makeup of a librarian (Eric Bana) causes him to travel back and forth through time, so that he and his beloved (Rachel McAdams) are always out of sync.

Monday, May 14
Original Series – Episode Premiere
The Secret Life of the American Teenager “Allies”
(8:00 PM – 9:00 PM ET/PT)
The guidance counselor warns Amy she is failing out of summer school, which prompts George to step in and help her study, along with giving her advice on other matters.

Monday, May 14
Original Series – Series Finale
Make It or Break It “United Stakes”
(9:00 PM - 10:00 PM ET/PT)
After years of training and commitment, it all comes down to this: who is going to the Olympics and who is left behind. Recovering from surgery, Lauren fights for her chance to qualify. Payson decides to mix up her routine. Meanwhile, Kaylie gets some bad news about her blood test.

Monday, May 21
Original Series – Episode Premiere
The Secret Life of the American Teenager “The Text Best Thing”
(8:00 PM – 9:00 PM ET/PT)
Amy sets a date for the wedding, which spreads like wildfire, along with a rumor about Anne.

Saturday, May 26
ABC Family Premiere
The Princess and the Frog
(8:00 PM - 10:00 PM ET/PT)
A fateful kiss leads a young woman (Anika Noni Rose) and a frog prince who desperately wants to be human again (Bruno Campos) on an adventure through the bayous of Louisiana.
Encore on (Sunday, May 27 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM ET)

Sunday, May 27
ABC Family Premiere
Race to Witch Mountain
(10:00 PM - 12:00 Midnight ET/PT)
A Las Vegas taxi driver (Dwayne Johnson) unexpectedly becomes the guardian of two runaways (AnnaSophia Robb, Alexander Ludwig) who possess paranormal powers and must protect them from of an organization that wants to use the kids for their nefarious plans.
Encore on (Monday, May 28 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM ET)

Monday, May 28
Original Series – Episode Premiere
The Secret Life of the American Teenager “4SnP”
(8:00 PM – 9:00 PM ET/PT)
With all the rumors spreading, Amy is the center of attention, which causes Grace to become jealous of her. Meanwhile, Anne and Ashley finally return from Europe.

Wednesday, May 30
ABC Family Marathon
Melissa & Joey
(12:00 PM – 8:00 PM ET/PT)
12:00 NOON MEL-1015 “Joe Knows” – Joe starts his own business and gets Mel to be an investor.

12:30 PM MEL-1010 “A Fright in the Attic” – After hearing spooky noises coming from the attic, Mel discovers her brother-in-law, Lewis Scanlon, hiding there and tries to convince him to turn himself in while the neighborhood celebrates Halloween.

1:00 PM MEL-1027 “Do As I Say, Not As I Did” – Mel convinces Joe to follow Lennox to her school dance; Holly gets jealous of Ryder.

1:30 PM MEL-1026 “Play Ball” – Mel recruits Joe to play on her office softball team; Ryder asks Lennox to post Holly’s story on the school blog.

2:00 PM MEL-1016 “All Politics is Local” – Mel’s father returns to lobby for a bill Mel is against; Lennox’s poems garner the attention of a popular classmate who wants to be a singer.

2:30 PM MEL-1028 “The Mel Word” – Mel plans a wedding at her home; Lennox and Ryder work on a documentary together.

3:30 PM MEL-1009 “Seoul Man” – Joe is at risk of losing his job when he can’t find a birth certificate proving he is a U.S. citizen.

4:00 PM MEL-1023 “Young Love” – Mel starts a romance with a younger man; Lennox challenges a classmate to be the editor of the school blog.

4:30 PM MEL-1024 “Mel and Joe’s Anniversary” – George throws a party for Mel to meet his friends; Joe confronts his ex-wife for going on a date at their spot on their anniversary.

5:00 PM MEL-1025 “Going the Distance?” – Mel contemplates her relationship with George; Ryder meets Holly’s parents.

5:30 PM MEL-1013 “The Other Longo” – Joe’s younger brother visits and takes an interest in Mel. Matthew Lawrence guest stars.

6:00 PM MEL-1029 “Teacher/Teacher” – Joe gets Ryder in trouble with his teacher; Mel sneaks Lennox into an 18-and-over concert. Andy Lawrence guest stars.

6:30 PM MEL-1021 “Lost in Translation” – A dinner between Mel, a Japanese businessman, and Joe, who acts as a translator, turns awkward; Lennox and her nemesis are forced to work on a project together.

7:00 PM MEL-1022 “A House Divided” – Mel and Joe get into a property dispute with their neighbor; Ryder films a PSA starring Lennox.

7:30 PM MEL-1030 “The Settlement” – Mel and Joe are faced with difficult decisions after Joe comes into some money.

Wednesday, May 30
Original Series – Season Premiere
Melissa & Joey “I Can Manage”
(8:00 PM – 8:30 PM ET/PT)
With everyone living in tight quarters, Mel and Joe are at odds with a contractor for their home renovation; Lennox writes and performs in a controversial school play.

Original Series – Season Premiere
Melissa & Joey “If You Can’t Stand the Heat”
(8:30 PM – 9:00 PM ET/PT)
Tension grows between Mel and Joe and the lack of privacy as they continue to work on the home remodel; Lennox reluctantly works on the student spirit committee.