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Author: codebreaker    Time: 4-3-2015 14:50     Subject: About CHASING LIFE & Episode Guides

Chasing Life Premiered on ABC Family on June 10, 2014

About the Show:
Chasing Life follows twenty-something April (Italia Ricci), a smart and quick-witted aspiring journalist, who is trying to work her way up the ladder at a Boston newspaper by trying to impress her hard-nosed editor. When not pursuing the latest scoop, April tries to balance her ambitious career with her family – her widowed mom Sara, rebellious little sister Brenna and her grandmother. Just as things start to look up at work, home and on the romance front with co-worker Dominic, April gets the devastating news from an estranged uncle that she has cancer.


Actor’s name

Character’s name

Italia RicciApril Carver
Mary Page KellerSara Carver
Aisha DeeBeth Kingston
Richard BrancatisanoDominic Russo
Haley RammBrenna Carver
Scott Michael FosterLeo Hendrie
Steven WeberGeorge Carver

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Author: codebreaker    Time: 4-3-2015 14:51     Subject: Season 1

Episode 1: Pilot (Jun/10/2014)
April tries to impress her boss and gets involved in an office romance. She then receives a unexpected diagnosis, when she finds out she has cancer.

Episode 2: Help Wanted (Jun/17/2014)
April focuses on work, to avoid facing up to her diagnosis. At work, she has to profile a gubernatorial candidate. Online dating for Sara, seems to be working, but she faces a parenting problem. April realizes something about her family.

Episode 3: Blood Cancer Sex Carrots (Jun/24/2014)
April realizes who Dominic really is, so she begins to doubt their relationship. Sara invites Ben to a family dinner, which turns out to be very uncomfortable for him. April meets a new confidante in a guy making miracle juice.

Episode 4: I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (Jul/01/2014)
April finds the going tough as she attempts to balance everything, including her first bone-marrow biopsy. Leo comes to an assumption about April's motives.

Episode 5: The Family That Lies Together (Jul/08/2014)
April and Dominic share family secrets with one another when they visit a psychic. George has a official diagnosis for April, whilst Sara feels she is been ignored.

Episode 6: Clear Minds, Full Lives, Can't Eat! (Jul/15/2014)
April goes on a joyride with Leo before starting her treatment, and manages to gain insight into his recklessness and the severity of his illness.

Episode 7: Unplanned Parenthood (Jul/22/2014)
April goes to see a fertility doctor before beginning chemotherapy and also seeks advice from her support group about how to reveal her illness to Dominic.

Episode 8: Death Becomes Her (Jul/29/2014)
April takes a day off from work to hang out with Beth and people from her support group, and she finds out something surprising about Leo. Brenna goes on a class trip to Miami.

Episode 9: What To Expect When You're Expecting Chemo (Aug/05/2014)
April tries to remain in control of her life, despite having to check herself into chemo. Brenna tries splitting her time between Kieran and Greer.

Episode 10: Finding Chemo (Aug/12/2014)
April's chemo treatments begin to take a toll on her. Dominic realizes how much she has changed when he returns.

Episode 11: Locks of Love (Dec/09/2014)
An early Christmas celebration happens after April's grandparents pay a visit.

Episode 12: Next April (Jan/19/2015)
April has to deal with the aftermath of Leo's surgery. A new boss has plans to shake things up at the paper.

Episode 13: Guess Who's Coming to Donate (Jan/26/2015)
Natalie has second thoughts about donating bone marrow; April works to regain her boss's trust.

Episode 14: Cancer Friends With Benefits (Feb/02/2015)
April tries to make a new start with Leo; George and Natalie share unexpected news with the Carvers.

Episode 15: April Just Wants to Have Fun (Feb/09/2015)
April has a good time at Beth's house party whilst Leo's new job is more challenging than he imagined it would be.

Episode 16: The Big Leagues (Feb/16/2015)
April has to make a tough decision after she breaks a story involving a baseball player.

Episode 17: Model Behavior (Feb/23/2015)
April needs to defend herself after her controversial article becomes national news.

Episode 18: Rest in Peace (Mar/02/2015)
April panics about a recent recurrence of her cancer symptoms and her worries increase about the stability of her remission. A desperate search for ways to alleviate her anxiety leads her down unexpected paths. The tension between April and Leo is still palpable, but a twist of fate may encourage them to reconnect.

Meanwhile, Sara hosts a college prep meeting for other parents and students from Brenna's school, and Brenna becomes increasingly annoyed by the pressure of Sara's expectations and worries for her academic future. Beth's job is taking up all of her time, which has repercussions in her personal life.

Episode 19: Life, Actually (Mar/09/2015)
April and Beth share their concerns about the shortcomings of each other’s boyfriends, which sparks tension in both relationships.

Episode 20: No News Is Bad News (Mar/16/2015)
April and Danny go head to head to prove who has better reporting skills. Brenna deals with the possibility of Greer moving away.

Episode 21: One Day (Mar/23/2015)
April is given some unwelcome news. Changes at the newspaper also leaves her job in danger.


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