Freeform has ordered a six-episode unscripted series featuring supermodel/tech guru/fashion icon Karlie Kloss as the host of an evening of fun games and short interviews centered around watching a series of beloved ‘movie night’ movies (like Dirty Dancing, for example).
Movie Night with Karlie Kloss will have plenty of interesting guests (Rachel Bilson, Berkely Duffield, Ashley Graham, Kendall Jenner and Ruby Rose – to name a few), as well (what’s a movie night without friends?).
Movie Night with Karlie Kloss – from the creators of Hollywood Game Night – will premiere on Thursday, Dec. 28, (6:30/5:30C).
Freeform has announced an seven-episode order for Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings – a show that would take viewers behind the scenes of some of the most epic, most romantic engagements and weddings at Disney Destinations around the globe.
Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings will premiere in Spring 2018.
FREEFORM GETS HITCHED TO ‘DISNEY’S FAIRY TALE WEDDINGS,’ NETWORK GREENLIGHTS SEVEN NEW EPISODES OF UNSCRIPTED SERIES TO PREMIERE SPRING 2018
Freeform, Disney’s young adult television and streaming network, today announced a seven-episode series order for “Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings” from executive producers Ann Lewis Roberts, Simon Lythgoe and Jenny Daly, in partnership with Walt Disney Parks & Resorts. Premiering in spring 2018, each hour-long episode will give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most spectacular weddings and engagements at Disney Destinations around the globe. From a sun-drenched holiday proposal at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa in Hawaii, to a winter wonderland wedding at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, viewers will be guests from the start of each couple’s “happily ever after” journey.
“We are creating one of the most beautiful shows in the world with ‘Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings’ and Disney Parks & Resorts, where they make couples’ dreams come true,” said executive producer Ann Lewis Roberts, “making a couple’s fantasy into a reality by transforming their wedding into an event more magical and spectacular than they could have ever imagined.”
On the heels of the breakout special that aired in May 2017, “Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings” garnered nearly three million views across linear and digital, making it Freeform’s highest-rated unscripted TV special to date.
“Continuing on the success of Freeform’s ‘Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings’ summer special, we are continuing to invest in our relationship with the ‘Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings’ team to bring magic and spirit to viewers everywhere,” said Kary McHoul, senior vice president, Programming & Development, Unscripted, Freeform. “We can’t wait to make wedding dreams come true with the most epic wedding planning team in the world.”
“The ‘Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings’ team is honored to provide another behind-the-scenes glimpse into our Disney wedding planning services, share our unique fairy tale wedding locations, and connect viewers with our couples’ personal love stories,” said Korri McFann, marketing director for Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons.
“Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings” is a T Group Productions, Roberts Media, and Legacy Productions production and executive produced by Ann Lewis Roberts, Simon Lythgoe, and Jenny Daly.
About Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons
Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons is an evolving business offering wedding experiences and expert advice that has been making wedding and honeymoon dreams come true for over 25 years. The brand is based on fantasy, global wedding planning services and the desire to make wedding dreams a reality.
About T Group Productions
Based in Los Angeles and led by Jenny Daly, T Group Productions develops, sells and produces across all genres for broadcast and cable networks, both domestically and internationally, as well as digital platforms. Since its launch in 2010, the company has produced over 50 series, specials and pilots including over 100 episodes of Mystery Diners (Food), Storage Hunters (truTV), A Wicked Offer (CW), Hollywood and Football (E!) among many more. The company’s current slate includes Ozzy and Jack’s World Detour (A&E), Return of the Mac (Pop), 24 to Life (LMN), Build it LikeBendrick (DIY), I Catfished My Kid (TLC), Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings (Freeform) among many more. The company also has co-production partnerships with award-winning producers Ann Roberts of Roberts Media and Simon Lythgoe of Legacy Productions as well as Jack Osbourne’s Osbourne Media, Sunshine Sach’s sister company Madica Productions and Beth Greenwald of Wax World Media.
Today at New York comic-Con 2017, Freeform unveiled three big news items: the show’s third season will premiere on Tuesday, April 3, 2018; Shadowhunters has been another 10-episode order – to air over the summer, and Hamilton star Javier Muñoz will join the series as a warlock rival to Magnus Bane.
The network also presented a first look video for Shadowhunters: Season Three.
Freeform is going mythical with its plans for New York Comic-Con 2017.
The network is highlighting its new series Siren with a live mermaid exhibit; taking Beyond into VR, and producing exclusive giveaways like the posters for each show, designed by Marvel comics artists.
Myko Olivier (above left), Mia Serafino (above center), Punam Patel (above right), Brandon Mychal Smith, James Earl and Ana Cruz Cayne have been chosen to star in Freeform’s comedy pilot Then & Now.
Then & Now is the story of a group of friends from college who have lost touch but are brought back for ‘one spectacular night – giving them the chance to see if they can become the people they hoped they’d be.
Freeform has ordered a pilot for Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists. The spin-off, created by PLL creator I. Marlene King, would star Sasha Pieterse and Janel Parrish in their PLL roles of Alison DiLaurentis and Mona Vanderwaal, respectively.
Everything about the town of Beacon Heights seems perfect, from their top-tier college to their overachieving residents. But nothing in Beacon Heights is as it appears to be. The stress of needing to be perfect leads to the town’s first murder.
Freeform will making a big splash at New York Comic-Con 2017 – the network is planning panels for two hit shows (Shadowhunters and Beyond – both of which will feature footage from their upcoming seasons) and the world premiere of new series, Siren, which will be followed by a Q&A session.
Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger – along with the other three shows – will give fans a unique experience at Freeform’s activation zone.
New York Comic-Con 2017 runs the weekend of October 5th-8th at the Javits Center.
Freeform’s black-ish spin-off grown-ish has added two regulars – Francia Raisa (The Secret Life of the American Teenager) and Jordan Buhat (Summer of ’84), and R&B duo Chloe x Halle in recurring roles.
The four will play students at Southern California University.