Snapchat To Air Preview Of `Pretty Little Liars’

ABC Family will preview the Jan. 6 winter premiere episode of Pretty Little Liars on social media service Snapchat, the network said Monday.

Fans of the series can tune in to Snapchat to watch the first three minutes of tomorrow’s episode in short “snaps” throughout the day until 7 p.m., an hour before the premiere of the series, said network officials.

Pretty Little Liars is one of the network’s most social show. The series is the top ranked scripted series on Instagram, the top scripted show on Pinterest and represents the top six most tweeted episodes for a scripted series, according to the network.

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