The four drama series will return to the cable network in January
The actress, singer and comedienne will play a professor on the ABC Family drama
RJ Mitte will play a pre-med student who's paralyzed by a snowboarding accident
ABC Family's freshman series earned a 20 percent bump in viewership in its second week.
Network president Michael Riley announced pilot orders for "The Nine Lives of Chloe King," "Switched at Birth" and "Strut"