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Shadowhunters Still Hunting Shadows!

SHADOWHUNTERS – Freeform’s “Shadowhunters” stars Harry Shum Jr. as Magnus Bane, Matthew Daddario as Alec Lightwood, Dominic Sherwood as Jace Wayland, Katherine McNamara as Clary Fray, Alberto Rosende as Simon Lewis, Emeraude Toubia as Isabelle Lightwood and Isaiah Mustafa as Luke Garroway. (Freeform/Justin Stephens)

Freeform has announced it is renewing fantasy saga Shadowhunters for a third season.

The second half of season two premiere on Monday, June 5th (8/7C).

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Freeform Sets Stop-Motion Comedy; Freeform’s Summer Fling, Hollywood Movie Night and 25 Days of Christmas Programming!

Freeform has been a busy little network – adding a host of new programming and a fan festival on top of its major upcoming ongoing shows.

There’s Sticks, from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios (‘Daria crossed with Girls’); Freeform’s Summer Fling (‘a two-day immersive celebration with performances, panels and meet and greets’), and Hollywood Movie Night with Karlie Kloss (supermodels riffing on their favorite movies).

Then there’s the new 25 Days of Christmas programming  – Decorating Disney (how the holidays come to life at the happiest place on Earth), Angry Angel (a young woman tries to get back to heaven after she seriously messes up), and Life-Size 2, starring Tyra Banks.

The network also a new partnership with Time Inc.’s People to develop multiple scripted, original movies.

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Common Misconception Trailer: The Bold Type!

THE BOLD TYPE – “Pilot”  – MEGHANN FAHY, KATIE STEVENS, AISHA DEE – Photo byJohn Medland/ Courtesy of Freeform

Freeform’s drama series The Bold Ones – about the lives and loves of those responsible for the global women’s magazine, “Scarlet – has begun production.

The new trailer introduces us to the trio at the heart of the show.

The series will premiere on July 11th.

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First Look Art: Marvel’s New Warriors!

New Warriors – Characters clockwise from top: Zack Smith (Microbe), Dwayne Taylor (Night Thrasher), Craig Hollis (Mister Immortal), Doreen Green (Squirrel Girl), Deborah Fields (Debrii) and Robbie Baldwin (Speedball) – Art by Elizabeth Torque/Courtesy of Freeform.

Marvel’s New Warriors is Freeform’s first half-hour comedic superhero show.

Based on various incarnations of the Marvel group – featuring the ultra-popular Squirrel Girl (who isn’t a member in the comics) – the series of 10 30-minute episodes will premiere in 2018.

A more detailed series description – and roster of heroes – follows.

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Not Dating, Still a Thing Trailer: Alone Together!

Alone Together –  Esther Povitsky and Benji Aflalo – Photo by Byron Cohen/Courtesy of Freeform

Alone Together – from the comedy entity known as Lonely Island – follows the exploits of Esther (Esther Povitsky) and Benji (Benji Aflalo) – true platonic friends – as they try to gain acceptance from vain and status-obsessed culture of Los Angeles.

Alone Together will premiere in early 2018. Freeform has released an almost absurdly relatable trailer.

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Mermaids in Bristol Cove Trailer: Siren!

Siren – Eline Powell – Photo courtesy of Freeform.

Freeform has given a 10-episode series order for Siren – a different kind of mermaid drama.

Set in Bristol Cove, the town’s past comes back to haunt its people.

Siren will premiere in 2018 The new trailer will certainly keep us waiting with bated breath.

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Black & White, Shadow & Light Trailer: Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger!

MARVEL’S CLOAK & DAGGER – Freeform’s “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” stars Aubrey Joseph as Tyrone Johnson/Cloak and Olivia Holt as Tandy Bowen/Dagger. (Freeform/Alfonso Bresciani)

Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger won’t make it debut until next year, but Freeform has already released a teaser for the series.

As a fan of the original comic (too many years ago), I have to say that the trailer captures the essence of the comic – the duo’s situations prior to meeting each other; the hesitance as they discover their nunique bond, and, of course, their powers.

There’s even a very cool shout out to Cloak’s comics costume (blankets can do weird stuff…).

So, while we’re waiting for the show…

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Freeform Announces Funday Weekend Highlights!

JUNGLE 2 JUNGLE — Michael Cromwell (TIM ALLEN) and Mimi-Siku (SAM HUNTINGTON) (DISNEY/CARLOS BUSQUETS)

Need ideas for your summer bucket list? Invite your bestie over to gather ideas from your favorite wacky, unpredictable characters during the Freeform’s Funday weekend programming event starting Saturday, April 22nd and continuing through Sunday, April 23rd.

Highlights include Toy Story and Toy Story 2, Jungle 2 Jungle, Matilda and more.

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Freeform Orders Marvel’s New Warriors – Featuring Squirrel Girl – Straight-To-Series!

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl – Courtesy of Marvel Entertainment)

Marvel’s New Warriors are coming to television thanks to a deal between Marvel Television and Freeform.

The series is being described as a new comedic live-action adaptation of the popular Marvel comic featuring young adult heroes, and will feature popular heroine, Squirrel Girl.

Squirrel Girl (Doreen Green) is a totally empowering fan girl—tough, optimistic and a natural leader. Doreen is confident and has the powers of a squirrel …

Freeform has ordered 10 30-minute episodes for a 2018 premiere.

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Freeform Teams with Iliza Shlesinger for Late Night Show!

Truth & Ilizia – Host Iliza Shlesinger – Photo by Jonathan Weiner/courtesy ofFreeform

Freeform is heading to late night with a new, themed, weekly talk show hosted by rising comedy star Ilizia Shlesinger.

Truth & Iliza will begin a six-week run beginning May 2nd (10:02/9:02C). Each episode will be built around a theme and will serve as a platform for Iliza’s societal observations and sketches fueled by her opinions as well as in-studio celebrity guest and expert interviews.

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Freeform Sets Pretty Famous Fan Contest!

FAMOUS IN LOVE – “Pilot” – Dario Torres, Bella Thorne, Christopher Allen – Photo by Eric McCandless/Courtesy of Freeform

As Freeform gears up for the series premiere of their hotly anticipated new original series “Famous In Love,” the network is giving one lucky fan a chance to become famous in their own right with the “Pretty Famous” fan contest.

Beginning today, fans can submit their videos in the following categories: singing, acting, dancing comedy and beauty.

The “Pretty Famous” fan contest winner will get a trip for two to Los Angeles where they will attend a Hollywood party as a VIP and walk the red carpet; a special meet and greet with “Pretty Little Liars” and “Famous In Love” executive producer I. Marlene King, and more.

Contest closes at noon on April 25th (PDT).

Famous In Love premiere on Tuesday, April 18th, following the final season premiere of Pretty Little Liars.

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