The Secret Life of the American Teenager

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Mulder & Scully! Marshmallows! A Red Wedding Present! 14 Things We're Psyched for at Comic-Con

David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson

Whether you're an alien with two hearts, a clone with identity issues or a part-faerie waitress, Comic-Con is the place for you. The annual convention will hit San Diego Thursday-Sunday to allow fans from all genres to let their geek flag fly. TVGuide.com will wade through this sea of cosplay and free hugs to get the scoop on the latest entertainment news. Here are 14 things we're looking forward to the most at Comic-Con:

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1. The truth is still out there

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Shailene Woodley Goes Topless for Interview

Shailene Woodley

Shailene Woodley went topless for the upcoming issue of Interview, baring her soul and her body as she talks about the next chapter of her life.

As Secret Life of the American Teenager comes to an end, the 21-year-old actress is... read more

Shailene Woodley Cut From Amazing Spider-Man 2: "Of Course I'm Bummed"

Shailene Woodley

Spider-man fans are going to have to wait a little longer to meet Mary Jane Watson.

Shailene Woodley, who takes on the role most recently made famous by Kristen Dunst in the original... read more

The Monday Playlist: Fosters, Mistresses, Teen Wolf, Revolution Finale

Rochelle Aytes and Alyssa Milano

"Here's the story

Of two lovely ladies ..."

Doesn't take long before ABC Family's The Fosters dispels one of its two moms' worries that if they keep adding kids to their already crowded household, "It's going to be like The Brady Bunch around here." Well, maybe if Carol had married Alice and Alice was an African-American private-school vice principal and Carol was a cop and the kids were a blended multi-racial rainbow of diversity. Earnest but rarely saccharine, this promising new family drama (Monday, 9/8c) — to be paired in future weeks with the channel's best series, Switched at Birth — establishes its edgier tone by introducing its main character, the abused but prideful Callie (Maia Mitchell), as she gets roughed up on her way out of juvy and into the welcoming custody of Lena (Sherri Saum), who hasn't yet told her partner-the-cop Stef (Teri Polo) about the new addition.

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Secret Life Star on Series Finale: The Ending Is Not a Fairy Tale

Ken Baumann, Shailene Woodley, Daren Kagasoff

Who will Amy end up with on the Secret Life series finale -- Ricky or Ben?

In July 2008, ABC Family debuted the show, created by 7th Heaven's Brenda Hampton, to record ratings for the network. The high school soap stars newcomer Shailene Woodley as Amy Juergens, a shy incoming freshman who learns she's pregnant after losing her virginity to popular Ricky Underwood (Daren Kagasoff) at band camp before starting to date boy-next-door Ben (Ken Baumann). By the end of the season, both Ricky and Ben know the truth, remain supportive, but are fighting for Amy's affections.

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Exclusive Secret Life Video: Danica McKellar Is a… Stripper?!

Danica McKellar

What comes to mind when you hear Danica McKellar's name? Wonder Years alum, actress, mathematician, author... stripper?! Apparently so, to Secret Life of the American Teenager's Ethan at least.

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Keck's Exclusives: First Family Photo of ABC Family's The Fosters

The Fosters

ABC Family will introduce its newest drama, The Fosters, on Monday, June 3. But you don't have to wait until summer for your first look at the official Foster family photograph.

Executive producer Jennifer Lopez, her longtime manager Benny Medina and Queer as Folk's Peter Paige helped develop this one-hour drama about a multi-ethnic mix of foster and biological kids being raised by two lesbian moms.

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All My Children Casts Opal's Son

Robert Scott Wilson

Actor and model Robert Scott Wilson is joining the online reboot of All My Children as Opal Cortlandt's (Jill Larson) youngest son, Pete, The Online Network announced Monday.

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Keck's Exclusives First Look: Chaz Bono's Secret Life

Chaz Bono

Now that Chaz Bono has undergone gender reassignment, he wants to become a Hollywood leading man. The child of Cher and the late Sonny Bono, who turns 44 on March 4, last acted on network TV in 1997; when he was still Chastity, Bono played a support group leader in the episode of Ellen in which Ellen DeGeneres' character came out to her parents. 

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ABC Family Orders Mystery Series and Family Drama From Jennifer Lopez for Summer

Jennifer Lopez

ABC Family's TV family is getting bigger.

The cable network has ordered two new dramas to premiere this summer.

From executive producer Jennifer Lopez comes The Fosters, an hourlong drama about a multi-ethnic family consisting of a mix of foster and... read more

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Premiered: July 01, 2008, on ABC Family
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: A drama focusing on a teenager coping with an unexpected pregnancy, followed by new motherhood. The series, from '7th Heaven' creator Brenda Hampton, also explores how this drastic change in her life affects her family and friends.

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