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STEPHEN KING BRINGS ‘JOYLAND’ TO FREEFORM!

Freeform announced today that it has put into development a series based on Stephen King’s novel, Joyland.

Joyland” tells the story of Devin, a college student who takes a summer job at an amusement park in a North Carolina tourist town, confronts the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child and the way both will change his life forever.

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Freeform and ATTN: Urge Young Adults To March to the Polls!

Go Out and Vote – Photo courtesy of Freeform.

Freeform, Disney’s young adult network, and media company ATTN: have teamed up in a co-branded campaign, “March to the Polls,” which will encourage young adults to embrace their voices and utilize their power to vote.

Beginning Thursday, November 1st, a series of public service announcements will debut across the Freeform and ATTN: social media platforms targeting millennial and Gen Z voters – see sample below.

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FREEFORM PILOT ‘PARTY OF FIVE’ FINDS ITS FOUR LEADS!

Party of Five – Brandon Larracuente, Emily Tosta, Niko Guardado and Elle Paris Legaspi – Photos by Collin Stark, Kyle DeWitt, Michael D’Ambrosia and Greg Vogel/Courtesy of Freeform.

Freeform has cast the four leads for its Party of Five reboot – Collin Stark, Kyle DeWitt, Michael D’Ambrosia and Greg Vogel will play the Buendía Siblings in the reimagined pilot for the potential series.

Emilio, Lucia, Beto and Valentina, respectively struggle to survive together as a family after their parents are deported to Mexico.

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Bette Midler To Join Freeform’s Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Bash!

Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Bash – Bette Midler – Photo courtesy of Freeform.

Bubble, bubble; toil and trouble…

With the announcement today that Bette Midler would be joining the Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Bash (check out teaser below), we have a full complement of witches at the party – Kathy Najimy and Sarah Jessica Parker having previously been announced.

The two-hour special, filmed at the iconic Hollywood Forever Cemetery to celebrate the movie’s status as a Halloween staple, will premiere on Saturday, October 20th (8:15/7:15C) as part of the network’s 31 nights of Halloween.

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NYCC2018: We’re Not Done with Those Things Trailer: Siren: Season 2!

SIREN – (L-R) Levi (Sedale Threatt Jr.), Ryn (Eline Powell), Maddie (Fola Evans-Akingbola), Ben (Alex Roe), Helen (Rena Owen) – Photo by David Bukach/Courtesy of Freeform.

More mermaids are coming. Here’s your exclusive first look at Siren Season 2 – direct from New York Comic Con 2018 – premiering Thursday, January 24th on Freeform.

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NYCC2018: Freeform Unveils Sneak Peak Video and Release Date for Siren: Season 2!

Freeform – Siren – Photo by David Bukach/Courtesy of Freeform.

Freeform unveiled a sneak peek video and the season two release date for its maritime series Siren at New York Comic Con 2018 today.

The show’s executive producers, Emily Whitesell and Eric Wald, also announced a contest which will find one lucky fan swim with the show’s mermaids – and their photo featured on the show.

Siren returns on Thursday, January 24, 2019.

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Freeform Celebrates Hocus Pocus’ 25th Anniversary with Halloween Bash!

Hocus Pocus – Sarah Sanderson (Sarah Jessica Parker), Winifred Sanderson (Bette Midler) and Mary Sanderson (Kathy Najimy) – Photo by Andrew Cooper/Courtesy of Freeform.

To celebrate Hocus Pocus’ 25th Anniversary, Freeform will be hosting the Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash.

The 90-minute special will air during Freeform’s 31 Nights of Halloween and feature appearances by Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy and more.

The Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash will air on Saturday, October 20th (8:15/7:15C).

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Freeform Introduces 31 Nights of Halloween!

Hocus Pocus – Photo courtesy of Freeform.

Inversion can be a good thing – as in this year’s Halloween celebration at Freeform, where the number of nights of spookiness and fun has switched from 13 to 31!

For the entire month of October, Freeform will be featuring annual treats like Hocus Pocus and Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas alongside new behind the scenes programs like Decorating Disney: Halloween Magic.

The fun begins on Monday, October 1st with ParaNorman. The complete 31 Nights of Halloween schedule follows below.

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Freeform To Air Linear Premiere of Marvel’s Runaways After Cloak & Dagger Season Finale!

Marvel’s Runaways – (L-R) Karolina Dean (Virginia Gardner), Nico Minoru (Lyrica Okano), Alex Wilder (Rhenzy Feliz), Chase Stein (Gregg Sulkin), Gert Yorkes (Ariela Barer) and Molly Hernandez (Allegra Acosta) – Photo courtesy of HULU and Freeform.

In a unique partnership with Hulu, Freeform will air the premiere episode of Marvel’s Runaways immediately following the first season finale of Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger, Thursday, August 2nd.

Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger’s season finale will air at 8/7C; the premiere of Marvel’s Runaways will air at 9:01/8:01C.

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