GROWN-ISH Sets Summer Return for June 5GROWN-ISH Sets Summer Return for June 5
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

Season two of the critically acclaimed Freeform comedy “grown-ish” returns for summer session on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, at 8:00 p.m. EDT/PDT on Freeform. After a cliffhanger spring finale, Zoey (Yara Shahidi) and her friends find themselves at dramatic crossroads in their relationships, academics and adulthood. The second half of the season continues to explore important topics, including cultural appropriation, mental health, academic scandal and more. Starring Yara Shahidi, Trevor Jackson, Francia Raisa, Emily Arlook, Jordan Buhat, Chloe Bailey, Halle Bailey, Luka Sabbat, Deon Cole and Diggy Simmons, who has just been added as a series regular, the show is a contemporary take on the issues that students face in the world of higher education. “grown-ish” is produced by ABC Signature Studios and executive produced by Kenya Barris, Julie Bean, Jenifer Rice-Genzuk Henry, Craig Doyle, Anthony Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Helen Sugland and E. Brian Dobbins. (more...)

Freeform Announces Two Female-Focused Animated ProjectsFreeform Announces Two Female-Focused Animated Projects
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

Freeform dives into animation with two female-focused animated projects In development. (more...)

GOOD TROUBLE Season Two Set to Premiere on June 18GOOD TROUBLE Season Two Set to Premiere on June 18
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

“Good Trouble” will return for more trouble in its highly anticipated sophomore season on TUESDAY, JUNE 18, at 8:00 p.m. EDT/PDT on Freeform. “Good Trouble” follows Callie (Maia Mitchell) and Mariana (Cierra Ramirez) as they embark on the next phase of their young adult lives in Los Angeles, as Mariana tackles the male-dominated world of tech and Callie faces the harsh realities of the federal legal system clerking for a federal judge. After moving to The Coterie in Downtown Los Angeles, Callie and Mariana realize that living on their own is not all that it's cracked up to be. “Good Trouble” stars Maia Mitchell, Cierra Ramirez, Tommy Martinez, Sherry Cola, Zuri Adele and Roger Bart. “Good Trouble” is executive produced by Joanna Johnson, Peter Paige, Bradley Bredeweg, Christine Sacani, Gregory Gugliotta, Maia Mitchell, Cierra Ramirez, Jennifer Lopez, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Benny Medina. The season one finale airs Tuesday, April 2, at 8:00 p.m. EDT/PDT on Freeform. (more...)

Freeform Releases First Look Photo for SIRENFreeform Releases First Look Photo for SIREN
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

“Siren,” Freeform's fan-favorite mermaid drama, will return THURSDAY, JULY 11, at 8:00 p.m. EDT/PDT on Freeform. Season 2B picks up with Ben and Maddie feeling uncertain about the mermaids' future after the deadly consequences of the attack on the oil rig. With the mermaids returning to sea, Ben and Maddie are left feeling lost without Ryn. Once Helen learns she's not the only one of her kind, she discovers theirs a dark side to her people's past. The series stars Eline Powell, Alex Roe, Fola Evans-Akingbola, Ian Verdun and Rena Owen. “Siren” is executive produced by Eric Wald and Emily Whitesell, who serves as showrunner. Dean White, Brad Luff, Nate Hopper and RD Robb also serve as executive producers. (more...)

Freeform Announces SHADOWHUNTERS Series Finale to Air on May 6Freeform Announces SHADOWHUNTERS Series Finale to Air on May 6
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

Freeform announced today that they will say farewell to fan-favorite series “Shadowhunters” with an extended two and a half-hour finale on MONDAY, MAY 6, at 8:00-10:30 p.m. EDT/PDT. The GLAAD, People's Choice and Teen Choice Award-winning series that followed the adventures of half-angel, half-human demon hunters and their downworld allies. Passionate fans rallied together to raise money for The Trevor Project in honor of the show's message of inclusion, compassion and acceptance. In celebration of “Shadowhunters” and the series fan base, Freeform also announced that they and their parent company, Disney, have matched the fan donations by giving The Trevor Project $25,000. The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. (more...)

Sofia Carson, Trevor Jackson to Perform at the Second Annual 'Freeform Summit'Sofia Carson, Trevor Jackson to Perform at the Second Annual 'Freeform Summit'
by TV News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Freeform announced today additional panelists and performers for the second annual “Freeform Summit,” a network and industrywide event featuring some of the biggest names at the forefront of the network's 2019 programming slate, to be held in Hollywood on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27. (more...)

Freeform Announces Panels for Second Annual SummitFreeform Announces Panels for Second Annual Summit
by TV News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Freeform announced today its panels and participants for the second annual Freeform Summit, a network and industrywide event featuring some of the biggest names at the forefront of the network's 2019 programming slate, to be held in Hollywood on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27. Themed “A Stage for Everyone,” the event will serve as an “UnPageant,” which aims to revolutionize the concept of a beauty pageant and redefine the status quo. Panels will deliver candid conversations focusing on authentic storytelling, inclusion and representation, and emphasize how far young adults have pushed society to reexamine cultural norms. Also contributing to the conversations will be key influencers and tastemakers who have impacted change through their platforms and are helping shape the future of media. (more...)

Freeform Picks Up EVERYTHING'S GONNA BE OK From Josh ThomasFreeform Picks Up EVERYTHING'S GONNA BE OK From Josh Thomas
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

Freeform has picked up “Everything's Gonna Be Okay” to series with a 10-episode order. From “Please Like Me” creator, writer and comedian Josh Thomas, and produced by Avalon Television and Freeform, the half-hour comedy introduces Nicholas (Josh Thomas), a neurotic 25-year-old still living at home with his single dad and two teenage half-sisters, one of which has autism. He is not particularly helpful in raising his siblings, but when their dad becomes terminally ill, the girls have to cope with not only a devastating loss but also the realization that Nicholas is the one who will have to hold it all together. (more...)

Freeform Begins Production on Josh Thomas' EVERYTHING'S GONNA BE OKAY PilotFreeform Begins Production on Josh Thomas' EVERYTHING'S GONNA BE OKAY Pilot
by TV News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Today, Freeform officially begins production on the pilot “Everything's Gonna Be Okay” in Los Angeles. Written by Josh Thomas, the creator of the critically acclaimed, heartwarming dramedy-series “Please Like Me,” the half-hour comedy pilot introduces Nicholas (played by Thomas), a neurotic 25-year-old who suddenly has to grapple with the loss of his father while figuring out how to be a guardian to his two teenage half-sisters. (more...)

Freeform Renews SIREN For Second Season + New Series AnnouncementsFreeform Renews SIREN For Second Season + New Series Announcements
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2018

Freeform President Tom Ascheim and Executive Vice President of Programming and Development Karey Burke will unveil today the new and returning projects for The Walt Disney Company's young adult cable network at the combined Disney|ABC Television's presentation for the national advertising community at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall.   (more...)

Freeform Orders EVERYTHING'S GONNA BE OKAY Pilot from Critically-Acclaimed Writer and Comedian Josh ThomasFreeform Orders EVERYTHING'S GONNA BE OKAY Pilot from Critically-Acclaimed Writer and Comedian Josh Thomas
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2018

Today, Freeform announced a pilot order for “Everything's Gonna Be Okay,” a half-hour comedy from “Please Like Me” creator, writer and comedian Josh Thomas. The pilot introduces Nicholas, a typical 25-year-old still living at home with his single dad and two teenage half-sisters, who is not particularly helpful in raising his siblings, one of which has autism. However, when their dad becomes terminally ill, the girls have to cope with not only a devastating loss but also the realization that Nicholas is the one who will have to hold it all together. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE WINTER'S TALE at the FolgerPhoto Flash: First Look at THE WINTER'S TALE at the Folger
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

The Winter's Tale-Shakespeare's late play filled with romance, jealousy, reconciliation-concocted landscapes and a bear in pursuit-is next on stage at Folger Theatre at the Folger Shakespeare Library on Capitol Hill. Directed by six-time Helen Hayes Award-winner Aaron Posner, the production is on stage from March 13 through April 22, 2018 (more...)

THE BOCKETY WORLD OF HENRY & BUCKET Comes to KeeganTHE BOCKETY WORLD OF HENRY & BUCKET Comes to Keegan
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2018

Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA presents Sarah Argent's play for young people and families, The Bockety World of Henry & Bucket, opening on March 19, 2018 at the Andrew Keegan Theatre in Washington, DC. (more...)

VIDEO: THOUSAND BELOW Share New Video For Reimagined Version of TRADITIONVIDEO: THOUSAND BELOW Share New Video For Reimagined Version of TRADITION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

San Diego post-hardcore band, Thousand Below, have a new reimagined version of their track, 'Tradition' and have shared a new video to go alongside. 'Tradition' is off of Thousand Below's debut album, The Love You Let Too Close, which was released back in October via Rise Records. (more...)

Cent. Stage Co. Presents BENEFIT CONCERT: SLEEPY MANCent. Stage Co. Presents BENEFIT CONCERT: SLEEPY MAN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

Centenary Stage Company and Centenary University present the virtuosic Americana band, Sleepy Man, to the Lackland Performing Arts Center on Saturday, February 3 at 8 pm as a special benefit concert to support the Centenary University Innovation Fund.  New Jersey's Mizzone brothers and friend Josh Thomas, known as Sleepy Man continue to drop unique and catchy songs anchored by the driving banjo of youngest brother, Jonny Mizzone.  (more...)

Centenary Stage Company And Centenary Univeristy Present SLEEPY MANCentenary Stage Company And Centenary Univeristy Present SLEEPY MAN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

Centenary Stage Company and Centenary University present the virtuosic Americana band, Sleepy Man, to the Lackland Performing Arts Center on Saturday, February 3 at 8 pm as a special benefit concert to support the Centenary University Innovation Fund. New Jersey's Mizzone brothers and friend Josh Thomas, known as Sleepy Man continue to drop unique and catchy songs anchored by the driving banjo of youngest brother, Jonny Mizzone. (more...)

Langston Hughes Play ARE YOU NOW OR HOW YOU EVER BEEN... Opens at MetroStageLangston Hughes Play ARE YOU NOW OR HOW YOU EVER BEEN... Opens at MetroStage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Producing Artistic Director Carolyn Griffin is pleased to announce that the play Are You Now or Have You Ever Been , a play written and conceived by Carlyle Brown and directed by MetroStage Artistic Associate Thomas W. Jones II with original music by William Knowles, will be in performance Oct. 5-Nov. 5 at MetroStage. (more...)

BWW Review: THREE SISTERS AND NO SISTERS at Studio Theatre
by Jenny Minich - Mar 22, 2017

Staged in tandem, playwright and director Aaron Posner's contemporary original No Sisters and Anton Chekhov's modern classic Three Sisters (1901) fuse the classic and the contemporary in a power move that is calculated to attract theatregoers of all persuasions. (more...)

Critically Acclaimed PLEASE LIKE ME Returns for Fourth Season
by TV News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Participant Media today announced the start of production of the critically acclaimed comedy, PLEASE LIKE ME which returns for its fourth season premiering November 10 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Pivot. (more...)

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