Pretty Little Liars and new series Shadowhunters premieres last night complete name change of channel formerly known as ABC Family
By Gabrielle Pantera
HOLLYWOOD CA (Hollywood Daily Star) 2016/1/13 – Freeform is the new name for ABC Family. The name change is to appeal to the younger generation and recognizes their ability to watch TV anywhere. The channel number on your TV won’t change, but the channel is will take on more provocative fare that may not fit the old ABC Family name. Freeform is distributed to 94 million homes.
Pretty Little Liars airs the first new episode of the winter season tonight. Produced by Alloy Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television and is executive-produced by I. Marlene King, Oliver Goldstick, Leslie Morgenstein and Joseph Dougherty. The series stars Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Tyler Blackburn, Lucy Hale, Ian Harding, Laura Leighton, Shay Mitchell, Janel Parrish and Sasha Pieterse.
Shadowhunters is based on the books series by Cassandra Clare.
Freeform creates originals and has acquired some series. They also show movies and feature 13 Nights of Halloween and 25 Days of Christmas.
There is also a new streaming app for all series. Their new TV Everywhere app is free to download. To promote the premiere a second episode of Shadowhunters is available without signing in. You will need to sign into your TV provider to get other content.