The 21-year-old actor has joined the upcoming season of the hit series as Campbell, a pre-med college student paralyzed by a snowboarding accident who works in the free clinic with Daphne (Katie LeClerc).
Creator and exec producer Lizzy Weiss shared in a statement, “We are thrilled to cast such a phenomenal and unique actor as RJ. Our show is about diversity and telling stories about people from all walks of life, and when we created the part of Campbell, we knew RJ was the perfect person to embody him. The character is charismatic, funny, and a bit of a ladies’ man, and we think Breaking Bad fans will enjoy seeing Walt, Jr. in a totally different light.”
RJ added, “I love Switched at Birth, it’s super exciting to work with such an awesome cast.”
In “What Goes Up Must Come Down,” Daphne’s (Katie Leclerc) frustration with Jace comes to a head when Parker shares some upsetting news. Nikki (Thomson) confronts her mom (Adams) about her dad’s history.
Meanwhile, John (D.W. Moffett) continues to find ways to pay back Regina (Constance Marie) for saving his life, and Ty (Blair Redford) and Bay (Vanessa Marano) go camping.
“What Goes Up Must Come Down” airs TONIGHT, August 5th @8PM ET/PT on ABC Family.
It was just announced that both series have been given season back-orders, which means an additional 10 episodes for each.
In addition, fan-fave show Switched At Birth is coming back for a full third season, which will premiere in January 2014.
“It’s thrilling to count our two freshman series, The Fosters and Twisted among our stable of strong, must-see, must-tweet series,” Kate Juergens, Executive Vice President, Original Programming and Development and Chief Creative Officer, ABC Family shared. “Switched at Birth is like no other show on television and we are so proud to have it as part of our family. Adding additional seasons and episodes of our returning series spotlights how well our programming resonates with our audience.”
ARE YOU EXCITED for these three shows to continue?
In “Prudence, Avarice, Lust, Justice, Anger,” Angelo (Gilles Marini) invites Bay (Marano) to join him at a pivotal meeting concerning the custody of his infant daughter. When Daphne (Leclerc) and Jace (Matt Kane) uncover a potential scandal regarding Senator Coto, they must decide what to do with the confidential information.
Meanwhile, Nikki (Cassi Thomson) discovers that Toby (Lucas Grabeel) and Simone have been in touch, and Emmett (Sean Berdy) and Travis try to set Melody up on a blind date.
“Prudence, Avarice, Lust, Justice, Anger” airs TONIGHT @ 8PM ET/PT on ABC Family. 15+ pics inside… More Here! »
In “Ecce Mono,” What if Regina (Constance Marie) had told the hospital about the switch when she discovered it years ago? And what if both girls had been raised in the privileged Kennish household from age three?
The alternate reality is revealed: Daphne (Leclerc) has a cochlear implant, and doesn’t know American Sign Language. Having been spoiled by her parents to make up for the switch, she’s manipulative and not the best student. Bay (Marano), on the other hand, is a straight-A student, often trying to compensate for being the Kennishes’ non-biological daughter. In addition, Kathryn (Lea Thompson) is a successful author of bodice-ripping novels and, while still married to State Senator John Kennish (D.W. Moffett), their marriage is far from perfect.
“Ecce Mono” airs TONIGHT, July 8th @ 8PM ET/PT on ABC Family. 10+ pics inside… More Here! »
In the summer premiere episode “Mother and Child Divided,” while Regina (Constance Marie) has been away at rehab, Daphne (Katie Leclerc) has grown closer to the Kennish family, spending her days at their country club and spending her nights in their guest room.
This new family dynamic does not sit well with Regina, who unexpectedly returns home early in hopes of spending more time with Daphne.
“Mother and Child Divided” premieres Monday, June 10th @ 8PM ET/PT on ABC Family. 15+ pics inside…