Chasing Life (television) Series on ABC Family, debuting on June 10, 2014 and ending September 28, 2015. April is a smart and quick-witted aspiring journalist at a Boston newspaper who tries to balance her ambitious career with her family—her widowed mom, rebellious little sister, and her grandmother—as well as foster a romance with her co-worker Dominic. Stars Italia Ricci (April), Mary Page Keller (Sara), Richard Brancatisano (Dominic), Haley Ramm (Brenna). From BV Family Productions, Lionsgate, and Televisa, in association with ABC Family. Based on a successful Televisa Spanish-language Mexican television series.