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Freeform’s 25 Days of Christmas Marathon Kicks Off Today – See the Full Schedule

It’s here. When the clock struck midnight on December 1, something stirred over at the Freeform offices, where they readied themselves for another 25 days of their now-iconic Christmas marathon. It happens every year, and they play (mostly) the same movies every year, but there’s something especially comforting about the Freeform 25 Days of Christmas Marathon, which offers us the respite of sentimental classics and beloved cartoons. It kicks off today, with a jam-packed slate that includes Disn...
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Lifetime Has Big Plans to Snare Holiday Movie Viewers

Thanksgiving is still about a month away, but at the Lifetime cable network, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. The A+E Networks-backed outlet on Friday launched its annual “It’s A Wonderful Lifetime” holiday-movie extravaganza, which puts 1200 hours of content appropriate to the season on its schedule across ten weeks.  But good cheer […]
Tags: News, Lifetime, Freeform, Hallmark, A+E Networks

Lauren Corrao Exits as Head of Original Programming at Freeform

Freeform’s executive vice president of original programming and development Lauren Corrao is exiting the cable network after a year and a half. Corrao had taken over the position from Karey Burke, who in late 2018 left Freeform to become head of ABC Entertainment. The move comes four months after Tara Duncan stepped into the presidency […]
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31 Nights of Halloween Schedule on Freeform Includes ‘Hocus Pocus’, ‘The Craft’, ‘Ghostbusters’, ‘Sleepy Hollow’, and More

It’s October, which means it’s officially Halloween season (although I’ll be honest, I’ve been in Halloween season mode since August). It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and it brings with it various networks and streaming services running all sorts of spooktacular content. Freeform just revealed their 31 Nights of Halloween schedule, which includes all sorts of creepy goodness, and also…Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, for some reason. See the lineup below. And, for those living in ...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Tim Burton, Los Angeles, Freeform, Disney Pixar, Halloweentown, 31 Nights Of Halloween

Freeform’s 31 Nights of Halloween Lineup Released, Event Kicks Off with Immersive Drive-Through Experience

The world is admittedly a hellscape right now, but at least the Halloween season is coming up to potentially take our minds off things for a little while. And if Halloween is just around the corner, you know what that means: it’s almost time for Freeform’s 31 Nights of Halloween, a month-long programming stretch of spooky films leading up to All Hallow’s Eve. This year’s 31 Nights of Halloween lineup has been revealed, and for those of you in the Los Angeles area, you may be able to hop in your...
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Freeform Reveals 31 Nights of Halloween Lineup Plus Halloween Road Experience

Freeform Reveals 31 Nights of Halloween Lineup Plus Halloween Road Experience Freeform is brewing up another year of spine-chilling October programming. The highly anticipated “31 Nights of Halloween” is back all month long with a lineup of memorable Halloween films. From Oct. 1-31, viewers can celebrate All Hallow’s Eve at home with haunting movies, including The Addams Family (1991), Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride, and Hotel Transylvania. Films new to the lineup this year include Hotel Transylva...
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‘Love in the Time of Corona’ Review: An Uneven Time Capsule of Early Quarantine

It only took a few weeks of social distancing to make the world that existed before COVID-19 feel absurdly out of reach. After building new routines of donning face masks and frantically wiping down precious groceries, a reality with dive bars, concerts and dinner parties becomes more and more abstract, not to mention painful to […]
Tags: Reviews, News, Freeform, Leslie Odom Jr, Coronavirus, Time Of Corona

Kal Penn to Host Election Series for Freeform Aimed at Young Voters

Kal Penn is trying to help mobilize young voters. The actor and comedian is set to host an unscripted series at Freeform that looks to explore issues and topics relevant to Millennial and GenZ voters, Variety has confirmed. The Disney-owned network has issued a series order for the untitled comedy project. Precisely what kind of format the […]
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Love in the Time of Corona Trailer: Freeform Sets New Timely Miniseries

Love in the Time of Corona trailer: Freeform sets new timely miniseries Freeform has released the official trailer for their upcoming limited dramedy series titled Love in the Time of Corona, providing us with preview of four interwoven love stories which are all set during this time of quarantine. The timely series is a four-part, two-night event that is scheduled to premiere on Saturday, August 22, 2020 and on Sunday, August 23, 2020. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: Deon ...
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TV News Roundup: ‘Power Book II: Ghost’ Sets Premiere Date, Starz Drops First Trailer (Watch)

In today’s TV news roundup, Starz reveals the official trailer for “Power Book II: Ghost,” and Freeform gives a first look at “Love in the Time of Corona.”  DATES Starz has released the official trailer for “Power Book II: Ghost,” which premieres on Sept. 6 at 9 p.m. The new ten-episode show is an extension of […]
Tags: News, Starz, Freeform, Power Book 2: Ghost, Love in the Time of Corona, Time of Corona DATES Starz

‘The Bold Type’ Star Aisha Dee Speaks Out on Show’s Lack of Diversity Behind the Camera

“The Bold Type” star Aisha Dee took to Instagram on Wednesday to call out the lack of diversity behind the scenes of the Freeform series. In her post, she reflects on growing up in a primarily white, conservative area in Australia and how playing her character Kat Edison “pushed [her] to be better” personally and […]
Tags: News, Instagram, Australia, Freeform, Universal Television, The Bold Type, Aisha Dee, Kat Edison

Marvel's Cancelled New Warriors Series Would Have Featured M.O.D.O.K., of All People

Imagine, if you will, a world where M.O.D.O.K., the Marvel Universe’s most cylindrical villain, was mainstream. Such a strange, beautiful dream may be coming, what with him actually having an animated series on the way. But it could have happened much sooner. Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Freeform, New Warriors, Keith David, Squirrel Girl, MODOK, Kevin Beigel

Former Netflix Exec Tara Duncan Named President of Freeform

Following the news last month that Tom Ascheim would depart as head of Freeform to lead Warner Bros.’ kids and young adults division, the young adult cabler has named Tara Duncan as its new president. She will step into the role on June 8, overseeing strategic planning, brand development, content strategy, original programming, production, scheduling, […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Warner Bros, Freeform, Tom Ascheim, Tara Duncan

Freeform Renews ‘Everything’s Gonna Be Okay’ and ‘Motherland: Fort Salem,’ ‘Bold Type’ Season 4 to Resume in Summer

Freeform announced a range of programming news on Tuesday. For starters, the Disney-owned cabler has renewed the freshman comedy “Everything’s Gonna Be Okay” as well as the freshman drama “Motherland: Fort Salem.” “Everything’s Gonna Be Okay” is created, executive produced and stars Josh Thomas. It follows Nicholas (Thomas), a neurotic twenty-something-year-old who is forced to […]
Tags: News, Disney, Freeform, Josh Thomas, The Bold Type, Grown-ish, Nicholas Thomas, Everything's Gonna Be Okay, Motherland: Fort Salem, Fort Salem

Freeform Renews Everything’s Gonna Be Okay & Motherland: Fort Salem

Freeform renews Everything’s Gonna Be Okay & Motherland: Fort Salem After scoring strong reviews and solid ratings for the cable network, Freeform has elected to greenlight second seasons for two of its freshman series, comedy Everything’s Gonna Be Okay and supernatural drama Motherland: Fort Salem, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Freeform Cancels Party of Five Reboot After One Season “We couldn’t be happier to bring both Everything’s Gonna Be Okay and Motherland: Fort Salem...
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TV Bits: ‘Party of Five’, ‘Black Mirror’, ‘Peaky Blinders’, ‘The Hellfire Club’, ‘I May Destroy You’, ‘Turn Up Charlie’

In this edition of TV Bits: The Party of Five reboot has been canceled. Black Mirror: Smithereens will be part of the Emmy TV movie race. Stephen Graham is joining Peaky Blinders. HBO Max is developing a series based on Jake Tapper’s novel The Hellfire Club. Watch a trailer for HBO’s I May Destroy You. Sorry everyone, but Idris Elba’s Netflix DJ show has been canceled. Train To Busan director Yeon Sang-ho is directing a Netflix series. Party of Five got itself a reboot on Freeform, but it...
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Quarantine Romance Series ‘Love in the Time of Corona’ Ordered at Freeform

It seemed only a matter of time until someone created a series about romance during the coronavirus, and that time is already here. Freeform has ordered a four-part limited series titled “Love in the Time of Corona,” which the Disney-owned network is hoping to debut in August. The show hails from “Good Trouble” executive producers Joanna […]
Tags: News, Disney, Freeform, Joanna, Good Trouble, Coronavirus, Time Of Corona

Freeform May 2020 TV Lineup Released

Freeform May 2020 TV Lineup Released Freeform has released its new lineup of TV offerings for May 2020, including the season finales of Motherland: Fort Salem and Siren. The network will also be offering special movie marathon weekends encouraging people to #StayTheFFHome. You can check out the complete lineup below! RELATED: Freeform Cancels Part of Five Reboot After One Season Motherland: Fort Salem Season 1 May 6 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT) – Episode #1008 – “Citydrop” The witches’ training cu...
Tags: TV, Movies, Ted, TV News, Annie, Calvin, Maddie, Siren, Freeform, Abigail, Helen, Ben, Donna, Robb, Tia, Disney Pixar

Freeform Taps Kristen Andersen as Communications VP

Kristen Andersen is returning to Walt Disney Television after stints at Shondaland and Netflix. The exec has been tapped as Freeform’s new vice president of communications, meaning she will spearhead the Disney-owned network’s corporate and consumer media relations, with oversight of program publicity, industry relations, awards outreach and talent relations. Andersen’s appointment was announced by […]
Tags: News, Disney, Netflix, Freeform, Andersen, Shondaland, Walt Disney Television, Kristen Andersen

‘Party of Five’ Reboot Canceled After One Season at Freeform

Freeform has decided not to renew its “Party of Five” reboot for a second season. The one-hour drama followed the five Acosta children as they navigated daily life struggles to survive as a family unit after their parents are suddenly deported to Mexico. It starred Brandon Larracuente as Emilio, Emily Tosta as Lucia, Niko Guardado […]
Tags: News, Mexico, Freeform, Acosta, ` Party of Five, Brandon Larracuente, Emilio Emily Tosta, Lucia Niko Guardado

Freeform Cancels Party of Five Reboot After One Season

Freeform Cancels Party of Five Reboot After One Season According to Deadline, Freeform has canceled the Party of Five reboot series after one season, which wrapped its now series finale on March 4. RELATED: Asian Descent: Freeform Developing New Comedy Series From Fresh Off the Boat Team The new iteration of Party of Five is a modern twist on the original series, which told the story of an orphaned group of siblings. The new one-hour drama follows the five Acosta children as they navigate dai...
Tags: TV, Movies, Mexico, Fox, TV News, BETO, Lacey Chabert, Freeform, Julia, Keyser, Lippman, Acosta, Valentina, Party Of Five, Scott Wolf, Brandon Larracuente

Tom Ascheim to Depart as President of Freeform

Freeform president Tom Ascheim will be stepping down from his position as the head of the Disney-owned cable network, multiple sources tell Variety. More to come… 
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Freeform Boss Tom Ascheim Moves to Warner Bros

UPDATED: Freeform president Tom Ascheim will be stepping down from his position as the head of the Disney-owned cable network this summer for an executive role at Warner Bros. WB announced that Ascheim will be joining the company as president of global kids, young adults and classics. In his new role, he will report to […]
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Freeform Launches ‘#StayTheFFHome’ Campaign Amid Coronavirus Pandemic (EXCLUSIVE)

In order to promote health and safety guidelines in the wake of the novel coronavirus, Freeform is launching a multi-platform social distancing campaign called #StayTheFFHome, Variety has learned exclusively. The goal of #StayTheFFHome is to encourage the Freeform audience to take state officials’ “safer at home” and “shelter in place” advisories seriously. To further entice […]
Tags: News, Freeform, Everything's Gonna Be Okay, Coronavirus, StayTheFFHome Variety

Freeform’s ‘Motherland: Fort Salem’: TV Review

Witches, despite their increasingly glamorous status in pop culture, have long been symbolic of people’s preconceived notions and fear of othered people, particularly women who deign to seize their own power (literal or otherwise). Women suspected of witchcraft and women who practice witchcraft have met terrible ends as they fought for the right to be […]
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Mandatory Streamers: Supernatural Returns in a New Time Slot

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Mandatory Streamers: Supernatural Returns in a New Time Slot Welcome to Mandatory Streamers, our column covering the best new streaming content coming your way every week! For the week of March 16, Supernatural has returned after a brief hiatus in a new time slot as Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean Winchester’s (Jensen Ackles) fight against God — and for free will — continues. Check out the best shows debuting and returning online this week as well as the latest renewal anno...
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For a Show About an Alt-America Run by Witches, Motherland: Fort Salem Is Surprisingly OK

When we first heard that Freeform was working on a Handmaid’s Tale-style alternative history show where witches had been drafted into the military to escape persecution, our first thought was: “That’s redonkulus.” In some ways, that’s still true, but Motherland: Fort Salem has managed to balance out the bizarre with…Read more...
Tags: Science, Witches, Alternate History, The Man In The High Castle, Freeform, The Handmaids Tale, Alt America, Fort Salem, Motherland Fort Salem

‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Team to Develop Freeform Comedy ‘Asian Descent’

As the Fresh Off the Boat team disembarks from the groundbreaking ABC sitcom after six seasons, several of them are preparing to develop another Asian-American-led comedy on Freeform. Fresh Off the Boat executive producers Melvin Mar and Jake Kasdan are teaming up with series writer and co-producer Cindy Fang to develop Asian Descent at Freeform, a dark comedy about an aspiring musician who moves back home with her immigrant parents. Variety reports that Fresh Off the Boat executive producer...
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Asian Descent: Freeform Developing New Comedy Series From Fresh Off the Boat Team

Asian Descent: Freeform developing new comedy series from Fresh Off the Boat team Following the series finale of ABC’s family sitcom Fresh Off the Boat last month, Variety reports that most members of the creative team behind the ground-breaking series are now partnering with Freeform to develop a brand new Asian-American comedy series titled Asian Descent. Fresh Off the Boat starred Randall Park and Golden Globe nominee Constance Wu which was based on chef Eddie Huang’s life. The sitcom ran ...
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