When we last left the Kennish and Vasquez families at the end of Season 1, Angelo had just been awarded $5 million from the hospital in the baby switching case and had discovered one of his ex-girlfriends is pregnant. All this while trying to do a better job at being a father to Bay. In a recent exclusive interview Gilles told us, "The fans are not going to be bored at all for a tiny second because there's a lot going on."
The show incorporates the storyline of Daphne's hearing issues and Vanessa said she hoped people watching the show take away "a newfound knowledge and awareness of sign language and deaf culture." She continued that the show in general "shines a light on knowledge and that people have a thirst for knowledge whether it's about deaf people or family in general."
In Season 2, the relationship between Angelo and Bay will blossom. Gilles noted, "She makes him grow. She makes him understand how to be a father or what she knows what a father should be."
The actor, who's a familiar face to viewers from Brothers and Sisters and Dancing with the Stars, feels the show is successful because people see themselves in the characters. He stated, "This is important when you do a show. If you can make people feel and relate, it's golden."
Watch all of our interview with Gilles and Vanessa on our YouTube channel. And tune into the season premiere of Switched at Birth tonight at 8 p.m. EST/7 p.m. Central on ABC Family.