When "The Family" debuted in March, over nine million Americans watched the premiere, which the Palm Beach Post described as "'Dynasty' meets 'The Sopranos' meets 'Upstairs, Downstairs.' You can throw in 'Survivor' and 'Big Brother' for good measure, too." Now viewers who are already hooked and newcomers to the series can escape the summer doldrums in style when "The Family" returns to the ABC Television Network.

On Wednesday, July 30th at 9PM ET a special two-hour premiere entitled "The Family Recap" will bring viewers up to speed on the competition so far, showing highlights from the first three episodes. The remaining six all-new episodes of "The Family" will air beginning Wednesday, August 6 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET), in its regular time period.

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