Switched at Birth (television) One-hour drama series on ABC Family, premiering on June 6, 2011. Two teenage girls discover that they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing at an early age due to meningitis, grew up with a single mother in a working-class neighborhood. Both families eventually meet and struggle to learn how to live together for the sake of the girls. Stars Katie Leclerc (Daphne Vasquez), Vanessa Marano (Bay Kennish), Constance Marie (Regina Vasquez), D. W. Moffett (John Kennish), Lea Thompson (Kathryn Kennish), Lucas Grabeel (Toby Kennish), Sean Berdy (Emmett), Austin Butler (Wilke). From ABC Studios.