Freeform's June 2018 Programming Press Release By Nirat Anop (May 25, 2018, 6:15 pm)
The Fosters, Young and Hungry, Cloak and Dagger, The Bold Type
FREEFORM TURNS UP THE HEAT WITH FOUR SUMMER PREMIERES AND AN EPIC THREE NIGHT FINALE EVENT THIS JUNE
The highly anticipated new series, “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” is set to premiere THURSDAY, JUNE 7, at 8:00 p.m EDT, with a two-hour, back-to-back episode debut. Starring Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph, the story follows Tandy and Tyrone – two teenagers from two very different backgrounds, who find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers which are mysteriously linked to one another. The only constant in their lives is danger and each other. Tandy can emit light daggers while Tyrone has the ability to control the power of darkness.
Critically acclaimed series “The Bold Type” returns for its second season on TUESDAY, JUNE 12, at 8:00 p.m. EDT. Last season tackled important issues, both political and personal, such as sexual assault, breast cancer awareness, immigration, internet trolling and female politicians, among others. In the two-hour season premiere, Jane, Kat and Sutton are each faced with new beginnings and wrestle with the changes in their careers, friendships and love lives.
“Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings” returns to Freeform with a six-episode series, hosted by real-life couple Stephen “tWitch” Boss and Allison Holker. From epic surprise engagements to romantic fairytale weddings, the series will showcase a variety of enchanting stories and spectacular settings from Disney destinations around the globe, beginning MONDAY, JUNE 11, at 8:00 p.m. EDT.
Fan-favorite Freeform series “Young & Hungry” returns for its final season, serving a last helping of laughs with back-to-back weekly episodes, beginning WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, at 8:00 p.m. EDT. Beloved family drama “The Fosters” concludes its series run with a momentous three-part series finale, airing nightly from MONDAY, JUNE 4, through WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, at 8:00 p.m. EDT.
Freeform will also host the broadcast debut of “iHeartRadio Wango Tango” on SUNDAY, JUNE 3, at 8:00 p.m. EDT. Teaming up to kick off the summer, Freeform and iHeartMedia present the highly anticipated annual summer concert in Los Angeles, marking the first time the event will be televised. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the concert will feature performances by Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Backstreet Boys, and more chart-topping performers.
Additional programming arriving to Freeform this month includes the first-ever network television premiere of Disney’s “Zootopia” and the Freeform premieres of “The Lego Movie,” “Oz the Great and Powerful” and more.
Below is a complete list of what’s new on Freeform, beginning June 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 Fosters” Series Finale – June 4 through June 6, 2018
June 4 (8:00 – 9:01 p.m. EDT) – Episode 5020 – “Meet the Fosters” The Adams Fosters come together for some major celebrations, set one year after the spring finale.
June 5 (8:00 – 9:01 p.m. EDT) – Episode 5021 – “Turks & Caicos” The family travels to Turks & Caicos for Brandon and Eliza’s wedding where they find themselves at odds with their future in-laws. Meanwhile, when Brandon and Eliza find themselves butting heads, Brandon turns to the person who knows him best.
June 6 (8:00 – 9:05 p.m. EDT) – Episode 5022 – “Where The Heart Is” After a turbulent few days in Turks & Caicos, the family starts to question if the wedding will actually take place. The moms make a huge decision that will change the family forever.
“The Bold Type” Season 2 – Tuesdays through August 7, 2018
June 12 (8:00 – 9:01 p.m. EDT) – Episode #2001 “Feminist Army” Jane is excited to publish her first big piece for Incite, especially since she’s writing about a female CEO she admires and she knows Jacqueline will be reading it. Sutton is thrown when a new corporate policy seems to give her and Richard the green light on their romance. Adena grows frustrated when Kat seems too eager to flaunt their burgeoning relationship.
June 12 (9:01 – 10:02 p.m. EDT) – Episode #2002 “Rose Colored Glasses” Believing it shouldn’t matter, Kat bristles when Alex recommends she highlight that she is black in her company bio. However, while introducing her parents to Adena, Kat is forced to confront how her avoidance of labels has affected her life. Sutton is horrified when she discovers her fellow fashion assistants think she was asked to organize a photo shoot featuring “honorable men” for reasons other than her talent. Jane tries to defend herself after the fallout from her Incite article, which doesn’t go as planned.
June 19 (8:00 – 9:01 p.m. EDT) – Episode #2003 “The Scarlet Letter” Sutton is in an awkward position when she is put in charge of hiring a photographer for an accessories shoot, and Kat asks her to hire Adena. Jane follows around a cute and altruistic doctor named Ben for her latest article. Scarlet’s newest board member, Cleo, causes Jacqueline to defend her role at the magazine.
June 26 (8:00 – 9:01 p.m. EDT) – Episode #2004 “OMG” Jane crosses paths with Pinstripe, who inspires her to try a new style of writing. Meanwhile, she learns something new about Ben. Adena reluctantly brings Kat out to meet her friends, and Kat quickly immerses herself in the New York lesbian scene. Sutton fights for an in with a well-connected influencer named Brooke.
“Young & Hungry” Season 5 – Wednesdays through July 25, 2018
June 20 (8:00 – 8:31 p.m. EDT) – Episode #5011 “Young & Downton Gabi” Gabi and Josh delight in their new status as an official couple, but Elliot and Yolanda are worried about how their work lives will change now that Gabi is the “lady of the house.” Trying to make things less awkward, Gabi asks Josh to spend more time at her apartment, but Josh is horrified when he learns how messy Gabi is.
June 20 (8:31 – 9:02 p.m. EDT) – Episode #5012 – “Young & Third Wheel” Josh decides to set Sofia up with someone, in hopes she’ll be less of a third wheel in his and Gabi’s relationship. When Sofia hits it off with Josh’s dentist, Gabi isn’t so sure he’s the right one for her friend. Meanwhile, Elliot turns to Yolanda for help in reigniting the spark between him and Alan. Guest starring Bryan Safi, Lainie Kazan and, series star Aimee Carrero’s real-life husband, Tim Rock.
June 27 (8:00 – 8:31 p.m. EDT) – Episode #5013 “Young & Communication” Needing some “me” time, Josh fakes joining a swim club to get some space from Gabi and not hurt her feelings. When Gabi learns about Josh’s ruse, she concocts an elaborate plan to get him to admit his lie. Meanwhile, Yolanda and Elliot scheme to meet their celebrity neighbor. Guest starring Stephen “tWitch” Boss (“The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” “Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings”) as himself.
June 27 (8:31– 9:02 p.m. EDT) – Episode #5014 – “Young & Handsy” Gabi panics that her relationship with Josh is over when it seems that the spark has died – and that Josh may be getting his needs met elsewhere. Elliot and Yolanda go to extreme lengths to score coveted tickets to a Bruno Mars concert, and Sofia moonlights as a driver for a ride-share company.
“Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” Season 1 – Thursdays through August 2, 2018
June 7 (8:00 – 9:03 p.m. EDT) – Episode 1001 – “First Light” Two teenagers from very different backgrounds find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers which are mysteriously linked to one another. The only constant in their lives is danger and each other.
June 7 (9:03 – 10:04 p.m. EDT) – Episode 1002 – “Suicide Sprints” Tandy and Tyrone try to grasp what has happened to them with their new-found powers, while Tandy’s past catches up with her and Tyrone becomes consumed with revenge. Meanwhile, Detective Brigid O’Reilly works an interesting case that has ties to Tandy.
June 14 (8:00 – 9:01 p.m. EDT) – Episode 1003 – “Stained Glass” Tandy is on the run as Detective O’Reilly closes in on her, but the detective may not be after her for the reasons Tandy thinks. Tyrone is desperate for answers and turns to Evita and her Auntie Clarisse, a Voodoo priestess, for help.
June 21 (8:00 – 9:01 p.m. EDT) – Episode 1004 – “Call/Response” Tandy and Tyrone come face-to-face as the two are able to sit down and talk. Having not been able to tell anyone else what they have been experiencing, both take the opportunity to finally confide in the one person who may truly understand what they are going through. Meanwhile, Otis reveals a secret side of himself and Greg seems to be onto something with Melissa’s case against Roxxon.
June 28 (8:00 – 9:01 p.m. EDT) – Episode 1005 – “Princeton Offense” Tandy is consumed with getting answers about the Roxxon cover up. To get the answers she is looking for, Tandy tests out her power to gain new insights. Tyrone, on the other hand, is focusing on being a normal kid as the basketball state finals approach. With so much weighing on him lately, can he truly push everything to the side and win the big game for Billy? Meanwhile, Det. O’Reilly looks into the city’s drug problems to get some answers of her own.