A show features identical twin sisters from different backgrounds, with the sister from a humbler start taking on the identity of her wealthier sister. Sounds like Sarah Michelle Gellar’s "Ringer" on the CW? It’s also the premise of ABC Family’s "The Lying Game," reports Deadline.com.
"The Lying Game" producer Charles Pratt Jr. played down the similarities between the two shows: "Essentially, the shows are very different. We’re not really thinking about it one way or another," he said at the Television Critics Association press tour.
Pratt said he hasn’t seen "Ringer" and noted: "Whether it helps us or hurts us I don’t know; we’ll leave it up to viewer.”
"The Lying Game," which debuts Aug. 15, is geared to teens and focuses on a search for the sisters’ biological parents. "Ringer" debuts Sept. 15.