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Encore: 'Fosters' Puts A Twist On The Old Family Drama

A new show on ABC Family follows a family with one biological kid, two adopted kids and a new addition, a teenage foster kid. Given how fostering is such an inherently dramatic situation, why hasn't this ever been the premise of a TV show before? (This story originally aired on All Things Considered on June 3, 2013.)

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Neda Ulaby reports on arts, entertainment, and cultural trends for NPR's Arts Desk.