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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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[20 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
ABC Family Announces New Hidden Camera Prank Show, ‘Freak Out’

ABC Family, the network that is home to hit dramas including Pretty Little Liars and The Fosters, is adding a scary prank show to their lineup.
The network has announced that a “hilariously scary, hidden-camera, funny-prank show” titled Freak Out will premiere during the network’s 13 Nights of Halloween programming event this fall.
The new half-hour series is being produced by 495 Productions, which has also produced Jersey Shore and Party Down South. The first season of Freak Out has been picked up for 14 episodes.
“I’m glad to get reality back on …

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[13 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
ABC Family Announces Summer 2014 Schedule, Including Premiere Dates for New Original Series

ABC Family has announced the network’s summer lineup, including the premieres of three new original series.
The new original series include the drama Chasing Life, and the comedies Young & Hungry starring Emily Osment, and Mystery Girls starring and executive produced by Jennie Garth and Tori Spelling.
Other shows returning this summer with new episodes include Pretty Little Liars, Switched at Birth, and The Fosters.
Chasing Life premieres June 10 at 9 p.m. ET and follows aspiring journalist April who tries to balance her career with her family including widowed mom, rebellious little …

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[21 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on ABC Family Announces 15th Annual ’13 Nights of Halloween’ Programming Event | ]
ABC Family Announces 15th Annual ’13 Nights of Halloween’ Programming Event

ABC Family is celebrating Halloween with their annual 13 Nights of Halloween programming event.
This is the 15th year for the popular programming event which begins October 19 and concludes on Halloween night, October 31. This year’s lineup includes a new episode of Pretty Little Liars and the premiere of the spinoff series Ravenwood.
Men in Black will also be premiering on the network during the event, as will Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story of TERROR.
The 13 Nights of Halloween starts Saturday, October 19, with an all day scarefest featuring a mini marathon of …

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[7 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Summer Finale of ABC Family’s ‘Pretty Little Liars’ Becomes Most Social Television Episode Ever | ]
Summer Finale of ABC Family’s ‘Pretty Little Liars’ Becomes Most Social Television Episode Ever

We’ve all done it before – live tweeted a television show, sharing our thoughts about the episode and trying not to spoil things for our friends on the west coast.
Last week, ABC Family’s hit drama Pretty Little Liars had a lot of people watching and tweeting. In fact, the summer finale of the show is now the most “social” television episode in history with nearly 1.9 million tweets sent out on the night of the finale.
And if that’s not impressive enough, during the show’s final minute there were 70,000 tweets …

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[7 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
ABC Family’s ‘Pretty Little Liars’ Renewed for a Fourth Season

Fans of ABC Family’s hit series Pretty Little Liars won’t have to worry about this action-packed show ending anytime soon, as it was officially announced this week that the series has been renewed for a fourth season. The show’s fourth season will consist of 24 one-hour episodes, which are set to begin airing in mid-2013.
Pretty Little Liars follows the lives of four friends in Rosewood, PA, who begin receiving mysterious messages and threats following the murder of their best friend Alison. The wildly popular show has become ABC Family’s #1 series …

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[31 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
Paul Lee Named New President of ABC

Following the unexpected departure of former ABC president Stephen McPherson, Disney announced today that Paul Lee, who has been head of the ABC Family cable channel for the past six years, will take over as the new president of the ABC Entertainment Group. Lee, whose new position will begin immediately, will oversee ABC Productions, as well as ABC Entertainment’s development, programming, marketing and scheduling operations.
As president of ABC Family, Lee was able to invigorate the once-struggling network by branding the channel as “A New Kind of Family,” bringing in such …