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Freeform Releases its New Lineup of TV and Movie Offerings for August 2018

Freeform announces its programming schedule for August 2018, which includes the season two premiere of the Freeform comedy “Alone Together” and the summer finales of the critically acclaimed series “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” and “The Bold Type.”

Hit Hulu Original series “Marvel’s Runaways” will also air an encore presentation of its first season premiere on Thursday, August 2, following the season finale of “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger.”

Additional programming arriving to Freeform this month includes the Freeform premieres of Disney’s “Cinderella” (2015), “Daddy Day Care,” and “The Bourne Ultimatum.”

Below is a complete list of what’s new on Freeform, beginning August 1 to the network and Freeform app.

FREEFORM ORIGINALS (Also available to stream via the Freeform app for connected TV, mobile devices and online):

“The Bold Type” Season 2 – Tuesdays through August 7, 2018
August 7 (8:00 – 9:01 p.m. EDT)  Episode #2010 “We’ll Always Have Paris”
Sutton’s professional dreams come true when she jets off to Paris for Fashion Week, but while there she gains a new perspective on her situation. Jane moves forward with her fertility plan until she learns surprising news about her options and is faced with Ben and Pinstripe’s different solutions. Kat faces pressure from Jacqueline to make their Paris party a success while attempting to reset her relationship with Adena.

“Alone Together” Season 2 – Wednesdays through August 29, 2018
August 1 (8:00– 8:31 p.m. EDT) – Episode #2001 “Crypto”
Benji wonders if he’s too much of a pushover when Dean scolds him for letting a stranger into their house. Meanwhile, Esther discovers a Bitcoin windfall but has to seduce an ex-boyfriend to recover her Bitcoin password.
August 1 (8:31– 9:02 p.m. EDT) – Episode #2005 “Pootie”
Esther gets a big break with her new job at a 50’s-themed diner, while Benji has a confrontation with a store owner that ends with a retaliation that goes viral. Guest Starring Nikki Glaser.
August 8 (8:00– 8:31 p.m. EDT) – Episode #2004 “Nurse Esther”
When Dean gets in an accident that leaves him incapacitated, Esther takes the opportunity to nurse him back to health. Meanwhile, Benji tries to step up and help Dean at work.
August 8 (8:31– 9:02 p.m. EDT) – Episode #2006 “Murder House”
Dean tasks Benji with selling a house where a murder took place, while Esther uses the real estate to capitalize on people’s obsession with murder tours.
August 15 (8:00– 8:31 p.m. EDT) – Episode #2003 “Daypassers”
Benji and Esther steal a day pass from Dean and gain access to an exclusive upscale gym. Esther meets a poised and successful woman named Nora who inspires her to join her club, while Dean is excited by Benji’s sudden fitness enthusiasm and takes him under his wing. Guest Starring Natasha Leggero, Vincent Rodriguez III.
August 15 (8:31– 9:02 p.m. EDT) – Episode #2002 “Drama Story”
Benji is asked to supervise rehearsals for his former high school’s play, but realizes that he hasn’t outgrown high school when he comes across a bully. Esther tags along in the hopes of inspiring some drama kids.
August 22 (8:00– 8:31 p.m. EDT) – Episode #2008 “Mom”
Esther’s mom pays a surprise visit because she’s concerned about Esther’s life choices. Meanwhile, Benji tries to make some new Goth friends that end up being a little too risqué for his taste. Guest Starring Fran Drescher, Hana Mae Lee.
August 22 (8:31– 9:02 p.m. EDT) – Episode #2009 “Dog Awards”
Esther and Benji get their first writing room gig on the Dog Awards. Benji thinks it will be his launching pad for success, while Esther hopes to use the platform to raise dog
Awareness. Guest Starring Maz Jobrani, Nicole Sullivan.
August 29 (8:00– 8:31 p.m. EDT) – Episode #2007 “Flashback”
Esther and Benji reconnect at a birthday party after a three-month-long fight. Both learn about each other’s weird romantic mishaps during their time apart. Guest Starring Carmen Electra, Sean Clements, Kay Cannon.
August 29 (8:31– 9:02 p.m. EDT) – Episode #2010 “Big Bear”
Esther and Benji try to stop Jeff from becoming a boring couples-person by hijacking his Big Bear couples retreat. Guest Starring Danny Pudi, Abby Elliott.

“Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” Season 1 – Thursdays through August 2, 2018
August 2 (8:00 – 9:01 p.m. EDT) – Episode 1010 “Colony Collapse”
In the dramatic season finale of “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger,” everything comes to a head for Tyrone and Tandy as the city of New Orleans is thrown into chaos. The two realize that it is time they face their destiny and test their powers as “The Divine Pairing” to save the city.

MOVIES AND TV SHOWS AVAILABLE ON DEMAND VIA THE FREEFORM APP
“Gilmore Girls”

  • Available August 10

“So… Good Talk”
“Pulp Friction”
“To Live and Let Diorama”
“But I’m a Gilmore”
“How Many Kropogs to Cape Cod?”

  • Available August 24

“Blame Booze and Melville”
“A House is Not a Home”
“New and Improved Lorelai”
“Fight Face”
“The UnGraduate”

“How I Met Your Mother”

  • Available August 13

“Milk”
“Come On”
“Where Were We?”
“The Scorpion and the Toad”
“Brunch”
“Ted Mosby, Architect”
“World’s Greatest Couple”
“Aldrin Justice”
“Swarley”
“Atlantic City”

  • Available August 27

“Slap Bet”
“Single Stamina”
“How Lily Stole Christmas”
“First Time in New York”
“Columns”
“Monday Night Football”
“Lucky Penny”
“Stuff”
“Arrivederci, Fiero”
“Moving Day”
“The Middle”

  • Available August 10

“Halloween III: The Driving”
“The Safe”
“Twenty Years”
“Thanksgiving IV”
“Christmas Help”
“Life Skills”
“One Kid at a Time”
“The Friend”
“The Smile”
“Valentine’s Day IV”
“Winners and Losers”

  • Available August 24

“Wheel of Pain”
“The Name”
“The Bachelor”
“Dollar Days”
“From Orson With Love”
“Hallelujah Hoedown”
“The Ditch”
“The Graduation”
“The Drop Off”

“The Mindy Project”

  • Available August 10

“You’ve Got Sext”
“Mindy Lahiri Is A Racist”
“Wedding Crushers”
“Christmas Party Sex Trap”
“Danny Castellano is my Personal Trainer”

  • Available August 24

“L.A.”
“Desert”
“French Me, You Idiot”
“Indian BBW”
“Be Cool”

“The Nanny”

  • Available August 6

“The Dinner Party ”
“Homie-Work”
“The Reunion Show”
“Immaculate Concepcion”
“The Pre-Nup”
“The Best Man ”
“The Wedding Part 1”
“The Wedding Part 2”
“The Honeymoon is Overboard”
“Fran Gets Sushed”

  • Available August 20

“Once a Secretary, Always a Secretary”
“Sara’s Parents”
“Maggie’s Boyfriend”
“I’m Pregnant”
“Mom’s the Word”
“Making Whoopi”
“O Say, Can You Ski?”
“The Hanukkah Story”
“The In-Law Who Came Forever”
“The Fran in the Mirror”
“Reba”

  • Available August 6

“Don’t Mess With Taxes”
“The Goodbye Guy”
“Money Blues”
“The Trouble With Dr Hunky”
“Reba the Landlord”
“The Blond Leading the Blind”
“Here We Go Again”
“Red Alert”
“Two Weddings and a Funeral”
“Reba’s Heart”

  • Available August 24

“Let’s Get Physical”
“Just Business”
“Trading Spaces”
“Roll With It”
“The Break-Up”
“Sweet Child O’ Mine”
“Locked and Loaded”
“As We Forgive Those…”
“Bullets Over Brock”
“Cheyenne’s Rival”

New Movie Premieres Available on Linear:
August 10 – “Daddy Day Care” (12:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. EDT)
August 11 – Disney’s “Cinderella” (2015) (8:10 p.m. – 10:45 p.m. EDT)
August 17 – “The Bourne Ultimatum” (8:20 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. EDT)

Freeform Greenlights Pilot from ‘The Americans’ Duo

Freeform announced a pilot order for “Breckman Rodeo”(working title) from creator/writer Steve Lerner and the executive producers of the award-winning drama “The Americans,” Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields. Fields and Weisberg are executive producers, and Lerner is Co-Executive Producer of the pilot, which is produced by FX Productions.

“Breckman Rodeo” (working title) is an ensemble drama about a group of young rodeo riders in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The show centers on Ashley, a rodeo-as-hell sparkplug who refuses to stay within the lines that have been drawn for her, and her boyfriend Brant, a rodeo prodigy torn between a content, quiet life and the rocky climb to superstardom. Brant, Ashley and their friends will have to reconcile the traditional values of their sport and their upbringing with the changing realities of the 21st century.

“We’re incredibly excited to partner with Freeform, FX Productions and the brilliant Steve Lerner on his one-of-a-kind coming of age gem, ‘Breckman Rodeo’ (working title),” said Fields and Weisberg.  “When Steve, who grew up in Cheyenne, first showed us his amazing script, we asked him if there was really such a thing as a high school rodeo team. Steve has been bringing us up to speed ever since. His show is a heartfelt look at teenage life in Cheyenne – familiar to some, not to others, but sure to move and surprise everyone.”

“Growing up in Wyoming, I loved going to the rodeo,” added Lerner. “I’m excited to bring the stories and people of my hometown to the screen. Freeform, FXP and the J’s (Joe and Joel) have been wonderful collaborators, and I’m thrilled to shoot this pilot with them.”

Freeform’s growing slate of original scripted dramas includes new hits “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” and “Siren,” and the critically-acclaimed series “The Bold Type.”


Freeform Greenlights Season 2 of ‘Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger’

In front of over 4000 screaming fans at San Diego Comic-Con, the cast and executive producers of the critically acclaimed Freeform series “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger,” today announced the series has been picked up for a second season. The “superhero show of the summer” (Vulture), will be back with 10 all-new episodes promising mayhem in spring 2019.

Onstage this evening to deliver the good news to fans in Ballroom 20 were cast members Olivia Holt, Aubrey Joseph, Emma Lahana and Ally Maki, along with executive producers Joe Pokaski and Jeph Loeb. The panel also included a special sneak peek at the upcoming two episodes including the finale where everything comes to a head for Tandy and Ty as the city of New Orleans is thrown into chaos. The two realize that it is time they face their destiny and test their powers as “The Divine Pairing” to save the city.

The premiere episode of “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” is Freeform’s No. 1 series debut in two and a half years, accumulating 4.4 million viewers across all platforms according to the new L+35 ratings this week. The critically acclaimed show is also the No. 1 new cable drama of the summer in the network’s key demos (W18-34 and F12-34) and was Freeform’s highest-ever debut with male viewers (M18-49). “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” is also the No. 1 most social new scripted cable series, generating more than 1.5 million engagements across Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Tumblr.*

Tune in on July 26 at 8 p.m. EDT on Freeform to catch the penultimate episode of season one where we find Tandy in a downward spiral, lashing out at strangers and loved ones alike. While simultaneously trying to help Tandy and reconcile with his own family, Tyrone faces an obstacle that threatens his success. Separately, Brigid’s life leads to a reckless streak of her own as her search for justice goes sour. However, all these individual events meet up to cause certain doom for New Orleans.

“Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” is the story of Tandy Bowen (Olivia Holt) and Tyrone Johnson (Aubrey Joseph) – two teenagers from very different backgrounds, who find themselves burdened by and awakened to newly discovered superpowers which are mysteriously linked to one another.

The series is based on the beloved comic characters and is co-produced by Marvel Television and ABC Signature Studios.

Freeform Adds a Third Original Film to Their Popular Holiday Programming

Freeform announced today that production began Monday on their third original holiday film, “The Truth About Christmas,” from MarVista Entertainment. The movie will premiere during Freeform’s 25 Days of Christmas” annual programming event. “The Truth About Christmas” joins previously announced holiday originals “Life Size 2,” starring Tyra Banks and Francia Raisa, and “No Sleep ‘Til Christmas” with Dave and Odette Annable.

Kali Hawk (“New Girl”) stars as Jillian, a successful political consultant, confident in her ability to put a spin on anything whose next big project is the upcoming mayoral campaign for her boyfriend, George (Damon Dayoub, Freeform’s “Stitchers”). On the way to meet George’s family for the first time during the holidays, an unusual confrontation with a toy store Santa results in a drastic change in Jillian where she can’t stop herself from wildly spilling the truth. Ali Ghandour (Freeform’s “Alone Together”) costars as George’s brother Blake, who believes you should always be true to yourself but thinks Jillian just might be losing it. Jillian must find a way to make it stop before her holidays, her job and her relationship are ruined.

“The Truth About Christmas” was written by Kelly Bowe (“Monte Carlo”) and directed by Jay Karas (“Alone Together”, “Teachers”). The movie is executive produced by Fernando Szew, Hannah Pillemer, and Gaylyn Fraiche.