Switched at Birth Season 5 Release Date

Switched at Birth Season 5 Release Date


Switched at Birth season 5 is a teen and family drama on the Freeform (ex-ABC Family) that debuted in 2011, it is currently on hiatus. Last season was finished 4th, which ended in the autumn of 2015.

Switched at Birth season 5 release date was announced by Freeform channel for very beginning of 2017, probably January. There is no news about the release date of Switched at Birth season 5 premiere on Bluray and DVD.


In Switched at Birth season 5 episode 1 will have the beloved cast of Sean Berdy, Katie Leclerc, Lucas Grabeel               , Vanessa Marano, Constance Marie, D.W. Moffett, Lea Thompson and Gilles Marini.


The series explores the lives of two teenagers in Kansas City, which had been mixed up at birth, as you might guess. One lives in a wealthy family and the other in the blue-collar. The show is the first, with a lot of scenes that were filmed entirely in American Sign Language.

The plot of the story is not new: the two girls know that at birth the nurse confused them and they went home not with his real parents. Bay Kennish (Vanessa Marano) grew up in a privileged area, her father – a former professional athlete and now a business owner and politician. Daphne Vasquez (Katie Leclerc) in infancy lost her hearing due to meningitis suffering and raised emigrant Regina Vasquez (Constance Marie), which had a serious problem with alcohol.

Her husband, the biological father of Bay, left the family when he realized that Daphne is not his daughter and wife accused of treason, and Regina had to raise a girl. Learning about the substitution occurred in the past, parents decide to move closer to their own children. Regina Daphne moved to Kennish in the guest house. But to get along with them is not so simple: the families of completely different views on education and girls is difficult to accept the situation. Bay approaches the deaf friends, Daphne, and even goes to Carlton School for the Deaf and their families. In the second season of the series Switched at Birth, Daphne is implicated in the case of blackmailing Senator Coto, and the girl’s arrest threatens.

Interesting Facts

  • Switched at Birth season 5 premiere is created by Lizzy Weiss, exec produced by Weiss, Paul Stupin, John Cziffra, Becky Hartman and Linda Gase, and manufactured Pirates’ Cove Entertainment, Suzy B. Productions and ABC Family Original Productions;
  • The series has been very warmly received by critics and has a rating of 7.8 / 10 on IMDb, and 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. Switched at Birth has received numerous awards, a Peabody Award among them;
  • The premiere of Switched at Birth season 1 still has the highest rating on the Freeform ever possible, it is 3.3 million viewers;
  • The fifth season will be the last of season of the TV show. It will consist of 10 episodes and will finish with a 90-minute episode.

Promo Art

Switched at Birth Season 5 Promo 1
Switched at Birth Season 5 Promo 2
Switched at Birth Season 5 Promo 3

Switched at Birth Blooper Reel

Switched at Birth – 4×20 Music Clip "You’ll Never Know"

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