GROWN-ISH SETS ITS SUMMER RETURN FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5
Season two of the critically acclaimed Freeform comedy "grown-ish" returns for summer session on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, at 8:00 p.m. EDT/PDT on Freeform. After a cliffhanger spring finale, Zoey (Yara Shahidi) and her friends find themselves at dramatic crossroads in their relationships, academics and adulthood. The second half of the season continues to explore important topics, including cultural appropriation, mental health, academic scandal and more. Starring Yara Shahidi, Trevor Jackson, Francia Raisa, Emily Arlook, Jordan Buhat, Chloe Bailey, Halle Bailey, Luka Sabbat, Deon Cole and Diggy Simmons, who has just been added as a series regular, the show is a contemporary take on the issues that students face in the world of higher education. "grown-ish" is produced by ABC Signature Studios and executive produced by Kenya Barris, Julie Bean, Jenifer Rice-Genzuk Henry, Craig Doyle, Anthony Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Helen Sugland and E. Brian Dobbins.
'GOOD TROUBLE' RETURNS FOR SEASON 2 ON TUESDAY, JUNE 18
"Good Trouble" will return for more trouble in its highly anticipated sophomore season on TUESDAY, JUNE 18, at 8:00 p.m. EDT/PDT on Freeform. "Good Trouble" follows Callie (Maia Mitchell) and Mariana (Cierra Ramirez) as they embark on the next phase of their young adult lives in Los Angeles, as Mariana tackles the male-dominated world of tech and Callie faces the harsh realities of the federal legal system clerking for a federal judge. After moving to The Coterie in Downtown Los Angeles, Callie and Mariana realize that living on their own is not all that it's cracked up to be. "Good Trouble" stars Maia Mitchell, Cierra Ramirez, Tommy Martinez, Sherry Cola, Zuri Adele and Roger Bart. "Good Trouble" is executive produced by Joanna Johnson, Peter Paige, Bradley Bredeweg, Christine Sacani, Gregory Gugliotta, Maia Mitchell, Cierra Ramirez, Jennifer Lopez, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Benny Medina. The season one finale airs Tuesday, April 2, at 8:00 p.m. EDT/PDT on Freeform.
Additionally, Freeform has announced the return of the "Good Trouble" digital aftershow, "The Trouble With," which is produced in partnership with ATTN:. The popular digital series has amassed more than 15 million views in its first season across all platforms.
'SIREN' RETURNS FOR SEASON 2B ON THURSDAY, JULY 11
"Siren," Freeform's fan-favorite mermaid drama, will return THURSDAY, JULY 11, at 8:00 p.m. EDT/PDT on Freeform. Season 2B picks up with Ben and Maddie feeling uncertain about the mermaids' future after the deadly consequences of the attack on the oil rig. With the mermaids returning to sea, Ben and Maddie are left feeling lost without Ryn. Once Helen learns she's not the only one of her kind, she discovers theirs a dark side to her people's past. The series stars Eline Powell, Alex Roe, Fola Evans-Akingbola, Ian Verdun and Rena Owen. "Siren" is executive produced by Eric Wald and Emily Whitesell, who serves as showrunner. Dean White, Brad Luff, Nate Hopper and RD Robb also serve as executive producers.
FREEFORM ANNOUNCES SHADOWHUNTERS WILL END WITH 2.5-HOUR SERIES FINALE SET FOR MAY 6
Freeform announced today that they will say farewell to fan-favorite series "Shadowhunters" with an extended two and a half-hour finale on MONDAY, MAY 6, at 8:00-10:30 p.m. EDT/PDT. The GLAAD, People's Choice and Teen Choice Award-winning series that followed the adventures of half-angel, half-human demon hunters and their downworld allies. Passionate fans rallied together to raise money for The Trevor Project in honor of the show's message of inclusion, compassion and acceptance. In celebration of "Shadowhunters" and the series fan base, Freeform also announced that they and their parent company, Disney, have matched the fan donations by giving The Trevor Project $25,000. The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.
Freeform connects to audiences and goes beyond entertainment with bold, original programming and immersive social engagement. As Disney's young adult television and streaming network, it delivers a unique mix of quality original and acquired series, plus fan-favorite movies and the holiday events "31 Nights of Halloween," "Kick Off to Christmas" and "25 Days of Christmas." The Freeform app is a service that allows viewers with participating TV subscription services access to 24/7 live viewing of the network, as well as continued on-demand access via a wide array of devices.