ABC Family adds Bonnie , Perfect

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ABC Family will kick off its new Saturday-night block of repurposed ABC
comedies with encores of Life with Bonnie and Less Than Perfect four days after episodes air on ABC. For now, movies will provide the
lead-in and lead-out.

ABC Family created the block, dubbed "ABC Plus," as part of a new strategy to
woo younger viewers with comedies and reality shows. Angela Shapiro, ABC
Family's new president, plans to use a mix of ABC reruns and original fare.

Shapiro had hoped to run That Was Then in the block, but ABC canceled
the show. She was also angling for 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage
Daughter
, but the deal didn't happen. The ABC Plus block kicks off Oct.
28.

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