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[19 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]
ABC Family’s Pop Up Santa Initiative Returns for Second Year

For the second holiday season in a row, ABC Family’s Pop Up Santa Initiative is happening during the network’s 25 Days of Christmas programming event.
This season’s Pop Up Santa has partnered with Reddi-whip and will be traveling around the country with the Share The Joy food truck.
This year’s Pop Up Santa kicked off November 14 in New York City when the Share The Joy food truck appeared at Wollman Rink in Central Park serving up free hot chocolate and holiday treats topped with Reddi-wip.
Today the truck is stopping at the …

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[30 Oct 2015 | No Comment | ]
ABC Family Announces the Countdown to the 25 Days of Christmas

ABC Family is getting ready to celebrate the holidays with its annual 25 Days of Christmas programming event.
The networks is kicking things off with the annual “Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas” which begins Sunday, November 22 and runs through November 30.
The highlights for the Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas programming including Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story, a new Young & Hungry holiday episode, and more.
The 8 p.m. airing of Toy Story on November 22 is in celebration of the film’s 20th anniversary (now don’t you feel old?).  Toy Story will …

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[15 Oct 2015 | No Comment | ]
ABC Family’s New Series ‘Shadowhunters’ Set to Premiere on January 12, 2016

ABC Family’s new series, Shadowhunters, is scheduled to premiere on January 12, 2016. A sneak preview of the series, Beyond the Shadows: The Making of Shadowhunters, premieres December 6.
This new “saga series” is based on The Mortal Instruments series of books by Cassandra Clare and follows 18-year-old Clary Fray who discovers that she is a Shadowhunter, a human-angel hybrid who fights demons.
After her mother is kidnapped Clary is thrown into the world of Shadowhunters and comes face to face with fairies, warlocks, vampires, and werewolves.
The series stars Katherine McNamara as …

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[7 Oct 2015 | No Comment | ]
ABC Family to Become Freeform in January 2016

ABC Family has announced that the network will be rebranded as Freeform in January 2016.
The rebranding is aimed at capturing the essence of the network and the “Becomer” audience who views the network – viewers ages 14-34.
“Freeform evokes the spirit and adventure of our audience,” said ABC Family President Tom Ascheim. “Freeform will deliver new, exciting original content as well as all the favorite shows our viewers already love on ABC Family.”
In a press release ABC Family said the name Freeform “speaks to the mindset and attitude of what the channel has …

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[16 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Hocus Pocus’-inspired Tees Available at the Disney Parks Online Store Starting September 21

Just in time for Halloween and Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party the Disney Parks Online Store will be selling Hocus Pocus-inspired tees this month.
The T-shirts were designed by Disney Design Group Artist Richard Terpstra and they resemble the Sanderson Sisters’ outfits from the film. The images used on the tees are the actual dresses from the 1993 film.
Each tee will also feature a Hocus Pocus logo on the back.
There will also be a short-sleeve and long-sleeve T-shirt featuring a ‘Sanderson Sisters Witch Museum’ graphic.
The Hocus Pocus tees will be available at …

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[4 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]
ABC Family Announces Lineup for ’13 Nights of Halloween’ Programming Event

ABC Family’s annual 13 Nights of Halloween programming event kicks off Monday, October 19 and ends on Halloween night, October 31.
This year marks the 17th year for the programming event and includes a Halloween-themed episode of Stitchers in addition to the ABC Family premier of Sleepy Hollow starring Johnny Depp. Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University will also make its network premiere.
The lineup also includes back-to-back airings of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 and Part 2 on October 19.
Other films set to air during the 13 Nights of Halloween include: …

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[22 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
ABC Family Stars Scheduled to Meet Fans at This Year’s D23 Expo

We’re just about a month away from the D23 Expo 2015 and ABC Family has announced the stars that are scheduled to be present at the event.
Fans can meet ABC Family stars and collect exclusive pin sets during the Expo. Pin sets will be given away daily at the Disney | ABC TV Pavilion booth. Pins will be given out for Shadowhunters on Friday, August 14, Pretty Little Liars on August 15, and for the 25 Days of Christmas programming event on August 16.
Stars who will be present at the …

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[22 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Cast Members from ABC Family’s ‘Baby Daddy’ and ABC’s ‘General Hospital’ Crossing Over Shows in February

Two popular shows from two ABC-owned networks will be participating in a crossover event in February.
Cast members from ABC Family’s Baby Daddy and ABC’s General Hospital will crossover on both shows on two different episodes next month.
On the February 4 episode of Baby Daddy, General Hospital star Kelly Monaco will guest star as an exaggerated version of herself. In the episode, Danny (Derek Theler) is offered a cameo role on General Hospital and asks Riley to help him rehearse. Kelly Monaco’s Sam McCall is initially annoyed with the casting but …

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[28 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
ABC Family Announces ‘Pop Up Santa’ Events in Select Cities through December 9

The Pop Up Santa holiday initiative has been happening since November 11, and recently ABC Family claimed “ownership” of the Pop Up Santa events during a segment on ABC’s Good Morning America.
The network surprised the morning program’s Times Square audience with Pop Up Santa gifts to celebrate the ’25 Days of Christmas’ programming event on ABC Family.
The Pop Up Santa initiative includes more than 50 local giveaways where unsuspecting people are giving gift cards, cold weather gear, and even new bikes.
ABC Family says local Pop Up Santa events will continue …

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[16 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney/ABC Television Promoting Anti-Bullying During National Bullying Prevention Month

This month is National Bullying Prevention Month and Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) is working to promote way families can prevent bullying.
DATG has partnered with GLSEN, Pacer, and GLAAD to promote the anti-bullying campaign.
At the beginning of the month DATG kicked off the “Choose Kindness” campaign on Good Morning America. This campaign encourages kids and millennials to be the best version of themselves and includes public service announcements on ABC, ABC Family, Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior.
October 16 marks GLAAD’s Spirit Day and to mark the occasion ABC Family …