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The new ABC Family Original Comedy Baby Daddy is a half-hour series about Ben who, in his 20s, becomes a surprise dad to a baby girl when she's left on his doorstep by an ex-girlfriend. Ben decides to raise the baby with the help of his mother Bonnie, his brother Danny, his best buddy Tucker and his close female friend, Riley, who is harboring a secret crush on him.
- Jean-Luc Bilodeau as Ben Wheeler
- Melissa Peterman as Bonnie Wheeler
- Derek Theler as Danny Wheeler
- Tahj Mowry as Tucker Dobbs
- Chelsea Kane as Riley Perrin
- Ali and Susanne Hartman as Emma Wheeler (season one)
- Zoey and Mila Beske as Emma Wheeler (season two)
- Jase Whitaker as Bartender
- Ana Nogueira as Chloe
- Briana Lane as Cassie
- David Cade as Jack Parker
- Cali Fredrichs as Zoe
- David S. Lee as Henderson
- Tuc Watkins as Hank
- Ashley Argota as Ava
- Amber Stevens as Izzy
- Greg Grunberg as Ray
- Melissa Tang as Katie
- Lucy Hale as Piper
The series was green-lit on February 2, 2012 and began production March 28, 2012.
On March 22, 2013, ABC Family announced that Baby Daddy was renewed for a third season, two months before the second season premiered.
Originally, Cameron Deane Stewart was to play Ben - he even filmed a pilot - but for unknown reasons, the role was recast and given to Jean-Luc Bilodeau. Also in the original pilot, twins London and Sedona Fuller portrayed Emma.