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Summer Premieres: ABC Family’s Huge

ABC Family, you are one fickle network. You bring us great repeats of Gilmore Girls, Whose Line, brought us the wonderfully original Kyle XY, the funny 10 Thinks I Hate About You, the newly obsessive Pretty Little Liars, but then you give us the unspeakably horrendous Secret Life of the American Teenager and now Huge.

Huge, premiering tonight at 9/8c on the network is certainly a welcomed effort and not nearly as unwatchable as its lead-in but not likes of Gina Torres can bring the fat camp-based drama back. Starring Hairspray‘s Nikki Blonsky as an overweight girl sent to a camp that tries to whip her into shape and turns out just to be another high school-esque popularity contest is nothing to write-home about. Clich├ęd writing and acting just adds to the weirdly shot pilot that includes as I said before the can-do-no-wrong Gina Torres. I expect better ABC Family (P.S. Still upset over Kyle XY but Pretty Little Liars makes up for it almost). Check out a preview below if you are still interested and if you want to just see the pilot it airs tonight at 9/8c…. (more…)