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ABC Family Announces Winter Premieres!

RECOVERY ROAD - ABC Family's "Recovery Road" stars David Witts as Craig, Kyla Pratt as Trish, Daniel Franzese as Vern, Alexis Carra as Cynthia, Sebastian De Souza as Wes, Jessica Sula as Maddie and Sharon Leal as Charlotte. (ABC Family/Bob D'Amico)
RECOVERY ROAD (ABC Family/Bob D’Amico)

ABC Family has announced its Winter Premieres – though by the time they premiere, the network will have been rebranded as Freeform.

New drama Recovery Road (above) will premiere on January 25, 2016, along with returning favorite The Fosters. These shows join the previously announced Pretty Little Liars and Shadowhunters January premieres and February premieres for Young & Hungry and Baby Daddy. Follow the jump for details.

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ABC Family Announces Full Famous In Love Cast!

Carter Jenkins Jesse Henderson

ABC Family (soon to be Freeform) has finalized the cast for the Famous In Love pilot, based on the novel by Rebecca Serle and starring Bella Thorne.

Joining Thorne are Carter Jenkins (above left), Jesse Henderson (above right), Keith Powers,Niki Koss, Georgie Flores, Perrey Reeves, Pepi Sonuga and, in a recurring role, Mark Valley.

Character details follow the jump. Famous In Love begins shooting this week.

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Pretty Little Liars: 5 Years Forward Special To Tease Series Time Jump!

PRETTY LITTLE LIARS - ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" stars Shay Mitchell as Emily Fields, Ashley Benson as Hanna Marin, Troian Bellisario as Spencer Hastings and Lucy Hale as Aria Montgomery. (ABC Family/Andrew Eccles)
PRETTY LITTLE LIARS – (ABC Family/Andrew Eccles)

Five year time jump! Say what?

When Pretty Little Liars returns for their winter premiere on Freeform (for thus shall ABC Family be rebranded) on January 12, 2016 (8/7C), there will be a five-year time jump.

In light of this development, ABC Family will air the special, Pretty Little Liars: 5 Years Forward – in which the cast and crew discuss this highly anticipated event. New sets, new jobs, new loves (?) – all will be discussed and there will be a couple of scenes to whet PLL fans’ appetites even further.

Pretty Little Liars: 5 Years Forward will air on Tuesday, November 24th (8/7C). Follow the jump for further details.

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ABC Family/Freeform Gives Dead of Summer Straight To Series Order!

Edward-Kitsis-and-Adam-Horowitz

ABC Family has announced the straight to series order for horror series Dead of Summer – the latest addition of original scripted series that will premiere in 2016 under the network’s rebranding as Freeform.

Dead of Summer is, basically, the tale of what happens when summer camp goes really, really wrong. The series was created by Once Upon a Time’s Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis, who will executive produce along with Ian Goldberg. Further details await on the other side of the jump.

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NYCC 2015: Shadowhunters: The Panel!

Shadowhunters - Cast

ABC Family/Freeform’s epic urban fantasy series Shadowhunters had a big presence at New York Comic Con 2015. The series, based on Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instruments novels is the network’s most ambitious project to date and one of the highlights of NYCC 2015 was the Shadowhunters panel.

Check out that panel following the jump. Shadowhunters premieres on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 (9/8C).

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ABC Family Orders Famous In Love Pilot Starring Bella Thorne!

Bella Thorne

ABC Family has ordered a pilot for Famous In Love – a scripted comedy series starring Bella Thorne as a college student who rockets to fame thanks to being cast in the starring role for a Hollywood blockbuster.

Famous In Love is based on the eponymous novel by  Rebecca Serle – who is co-writing the pilot with Pretty Little Liars’ Marlene King. Follow the jump for further details.

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NYCC 2015: ABC Family Reveals Shadowhunters’ Premiere Date!

Shadowhunters - Cast

ABC Family (soon to be Freeform) has announced the January premiere date for the much anticipated series Shadowhunters – an adaptation of Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instruments novels. The network also announced Beyond the Shadows: The Making of Shadowhunters which will air in December.

The series follows 18-year-old Clary Fray, who finds out on her birthday that she is not who she thinks she is but rather comes from a long line of Shadowhunters – human-angel hybrids who hunt down demons. For the premiere dates of Beyond the Shadows and Shadowhunters – and some cool videos – follow the jump.

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NYCC 2015: ABC Family Sets Pretty Little Liars’ Winter Premiere Date!

PRETTY LITTLE LIARS - Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell, Ashley Benson, Troian Bellisario and Sasha Pieterse as well as Executive producers Marlene King, Oliver Goldstick and Joseph Dougherty assemble at Comic-Con New York to preview the new mystery facing the girls when "Pretty Little Liars" returns in January 2016. (ABC Family/Lou Rocco) ASHLEY BENSON, LUCY HALE, TROIAN BELLISARIO, SASHA PIETERSE, SHAY MITCHELL
PRETTY LITTLE LIARS – Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell, Ashley Benson, Troian Bellisario and Sasha Pieterse as well as Executive producers Marlene King, Oliver Goldstick and Joseph Dougherty assemble at Comic-Con New York to preview the new mystery facing the girls when “Pretty Little Liars” returns in January 2016. (ABC Family/Lou Rocco)

ABC Family (soon to become Freeform) announced today that Pretty Little Liars will return for its winter premiere on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 (8/7C).

The announcement, made at New York Comic Con 2015, was followed by the news that there will be a special – Pretty Little Liars: 5 Years Forward – that will give a glimpse at the show’s time jump. Follow the jump for further details.

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