This Week on Twitter - 7 January

On most Mondays, this series alerts you to key things happening on Twitter in the coming week. A live chat with the cast of your favorite TV show, a Q&A with a candidate or author, a pro sports team Tweepstakes — this is the way to keep current on the can’t-miss moments on Twitter for the week ahead. - Ed.

Jan. 7-8: ABC Family’s “Tweetapalooza”
ABC Family fans can tweet to their favorite stars as the network hosts a two-night Twitter event during premiere episodes for “Switched at Birth” (@ABCFsab), “Bunheads” (@ABCFbunheads), “Pretty Little Liars” (@ABCFpll) and “The Lying Game” (@ABCFlyinggame).  

Monday, January 7 

Tuesday, January 8 

Jan. 7 - 1600 Penn Q&A (NBC)
Krista Smith (@KristaSmith, Vanity Fair) will host an interview with @JennaElfman at 2pm Monday in anticipation of the premiere of NBC’s @NBC1600Penn. Use #AskJennaElfman to join and follow the conversation.

January 7: VH1 Live-tweeting
The casts of VH1’s “Love and Hip Hop” (@lovehiphopvh1) and “Black Ink” (@BlackInkCrew) will take to Twitter Monday to live-tweet their premiere episodes. Fans can tune in and tweet for special behind-the-scenes insights. The live-tweeting lineup includes:

Love & Hip Hop  - #LoveAndHipHop (8 p.m. ET)

Ongoing: ABC’s live-tweeting events 

ABC (@abc) is giving fans a chance to live-tweet to several of their all new comedies and dramas throughout the week. 

“The Bachelor” - #TheBachelor (1/7; 8 p.m. EST) 

“Castle” - #Castle (1/7; 10 p.m. EST and PST) 

“Don’t Trust the B—— in Apt 23” - #Apt23 (1/8; 9:30 p.m. PST)

“Private Practice” - #PrivatePractice  (1/8; 10 p.m. EST) 

“Suburgatory” - #Suburgatory (1/9; 9:30 p.m. EST) 

“Grey’s Anatomy” - #GreysAnatomy (1/10; 9 pm. PST) 

“Scandal” - #Scandal (1/10; 10 p.m. EST and PST)

Ongoing - Lifetime’s Dance Moms 

@DanceMoms will be featuring a “Flock to Unlock” program this week to give fans a chance to unlock exclusive videos using the hashtag #MoreDanceMoms. Fans who follow @DanceMoms and use the hashtag will be entered to win a weekly prize of an Abby Bobblehip and Dance Moms DVD. 

Jan. 13 - Golden Globes - NBC (8pm ET) 

Check back later this week for more information on live-tweeting casts for this year’s Golden Globe Awards. 

Have fun out there, and see you next week with more live on Twitter updates.

Posted by Rachael Horwitz (@rachaelrad)
Communications