Freeform and Marvel have announced that Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger has added Andrea Roth (Rescue Me), James Saito (Life of Pi), Gloria Reubens (Mr. Robot), Miles Mussenden (Bloodline), Carl Lundstedt (Conviction), and J.D. Evermore (True Detective) to its cast.
Roth will play Tandy Bowen’s mom; Melissa; Saito will play Dr. Bernard Sanjo, an emotional cornerstone is Tyrone Johnson’s life.
If there’s a night of the week that deserves a Happy Hour, it has to be Monday – the first day back at work/school after the weekend.
Freeform has announced a Happy Hour block of programming for Monday evenings that includes hit comedy shows Young & Hungry and Baby Daddy – along with post-Bachelor spin-off, The Twins: Happily Ever After?.
Young & Hungry and Baby Daddy premiere on Monday, March 13th and The Twins: Happily Ever After? joins the line-up one week later.
ABC and Freeform are taking ten series to SCAD’s aTVfest in Atlanta.
aTVfest is an international event where attendees discover the latest in design creativity and innovation and media production.
The ten series the networks are taking to aTV fest are: ABC’s American Crime, The Catch, Imaginary Mary, Once Upon a Time, Quantico, Scandal and When We Rise (pictured above) and Freeform’s Beyond, Switched at Birth and Shadowhunters.
It’s taken half a decade, but Freeform has finally cast the leads for its superhero coming of age series, Cloak & Dagger.
Olivia Holt (Kickin’ It, I Didn’t Do It) will portray Tandy Bowen, a former child of privilege, and Aubrey Joseph (The Night Of) will tackle the role of Tyrone Johnson, who, like Tandy, has lost a great deal – though in an entirely different way.
Gina Prince-Bythewood (Love & Basketball) will direct the pilot.
Young & Hungry is getting a full fifth season. Freeform has announced its order for additional episodes for the show.
Season five of Young & Hungry premiere on Monday, March 13th (8/7C) with lead characters Gabi and Josh trying to adhere to ‘friends with benefits’ relationship without letting their feelings get in the way.
Freeform is launching three digital short-form series on Freeform.com, the Freeform app and Hulu.
Beginning today, Time for Bed with Punam Patel – a ‘cozy and intimate talk show’ with comedian/actress Punam Patel; School of doodle – ‘a variety of short-form videos celebrating the arts,’ and Open Roads – ‘focuses on the nonprofit organization Open Roads, which provides filmmaking wilderness camps for high school students.’
Full series descriptions and the first episodes of each series follow the jump.
Freeform has ordered a second season for its new sci-fi hit Beyond.
The story of Holden Matthews – a young man who awakens from a twelve-year coma with powers he neither understands, wants nor can control – has become a ratings bonanza for the network through a combination of linear (weekly) viewing and bingewatching the entire first season.
For those who are interested in the numbers, read on.