ABC Welcomes 'Kyle' to the Family
Starting June 30, ABC will air same-week encores of the ABC Family series "Kyle XY," a sci fi-tinged family
ABC will air episodes of the show for at least four weeks, hoping for a win-win situation that can both raise awareness of "Kyle XY" for its corporate sibling and draw a few new viewers who aren't inclined to watch reruns of "Hope & Faith," the show "Kyle" is replacing on the schedule.
The cable-to-broadcast repurposing is an idea other networks have dabbled with in the past.
In 2002 and 2003, ABC aired reruns of USA's "Monk," which is co-produced by another Disney unit, Touchstone TV. (USA was then owned by Universal and is now part of
The show stars Matt Dallas as a teenager who is admitted to a youth detention center with no memory of who he is or where he's been. A psychologist (Marguerite MacIntyre, "The Days,"
"Kyle XY" also stars