ABC Family has announced today in a press release that it has picked up its successful drama "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" for a fifth season, which will put the show past the 100-episode mark.
The second half of the show's fourth season debuts Monday, March 26 at 8/7c. leading into the third season premiere of "Make It Or Break It" at 9/8c.
In addition, the cable network has ordered new comedy "Baby Daddy" to series. The multi-camera half-hour sitcom stars Chelsea Kane (“Dancing with the Stars”), Tahj Mowry (“The Game”) and Derek Theler (“90210”). From executive producer Dan Berendsen (“The Nine Lives of Chloe King,” “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch” and “Hannah Montana: The Movie”), the half-hour series is about a young man who becomes a surprise dad to a baby girl when she’s left on his doorstep by an ex-girlfriend. He decides to raise the baby with the help of his mother, his brother Danny (Theler), his best buddy Tucker (Mowry) and his close female friend, Riley (Kane), who is harboring a secret crush on him.
ABC Family has also greenlit new reality series "Beverly Hills Nannies", which centers on the lives of a group of nannies working in the most exclusive zip code in the country.