A TRAP IS SET AT CAMP STILLWATER IN AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF
'DEAD OF SUMMER' ON AUGUST 9
With the information he has found about Camp Stillwater, Deputy Garrett Sykes comes up with a plan in "Townie," an all-new episode of "Dead of Summer," airing TUESDAY, AUGUST 9 (9:00 - 10:00 p.m. EDT), on Freeform, the new name for ABC Family.
As the counselors and Deputy Sykes put together the pieces of what is happening at Camp Stillwater, Skyes knows that something has to be done to stop it. With the help of Deb and the counselors, he comes up with a plan that will hopefully end the attacks before someone else gets hurt... or worse. Meanwhile, flashbacks feature Deputy Garrett Sykes.
Guest stars include Charles Mesure as Sheriff Heelan, Andrew J. West as Damon Crowley and Dan Payne as Jack Sykes.
"Townie" is written by Ian Goldberg & Richard Hatem and directed by Mairzee Almas.
The series stars Elizabeth Mitchell ("Lost," "The Purge: Election Year") as Deborah "Deb" Carpenter, Elizabeth Lail ("Once Upon a Time") as Amy Hughes, Zelda Williams ("Teen Wolf") as Drew Reeves, Mark Indelicato ("Ugly Betty") as Blair Ramos, Alberto Frezza ("Charlie's Angels") as Deputy Garrett Sykes, Eli Goree ("The 100") as Joel Goodson, Ronen Rubinstein ("Orange Is the New Black") as Alex Powell, Amber Coney ("Class") as Carolina "Cricket" Diaz and Paulina Singer ("Gotham") as Jesse Tyler.
"Dead of Summer" is produced by ABC Signature Studios and Kitsis/Horowitz. Adam Horowitz, Edward Kitsis ("Once Upon a Time," "Lost") and Ian Goldberg ("Once Upon a Time," "Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior") write and executive produce the series. Steve Pearlman ("Once Upon a Time") serves as executive producer.
About Freeform (the new name for ABC Family)
Part of the Disney|ABC Television Group, Freeform is distributed in 94 million homes. The network connects to audiences and goes beyond entertainment with bold original programming and immersive social engagement. The network delivers a unique mix of quality original and acquired series, plus fan favorite movies and the holiday events "13 Nights of Halloween" and "25 Days of Christmas." The Freeform app is a service that allows viewers with participating TV subscription services access to 24/7 live viewing of the network, as well as continued on-demand access via a wide array of devices.
About ABC Studios
ABC Studios is a leader in the development, production and strategic distribution of entertainment content across broadcast, cable and on demand platforms. The studio is the key content provider for the ABC Entertainment Group, having produced multiple seasons of hit series, including current shows "American Crime," "black-ish," "Grey's Anatomy," "How to Get Away with Murder," "Marvel's Agents of "S.H.I.E.L.D.," "Mistresses," "Once Upon a Time," "Scandal" and "Secrets and Lies" for ABC; "Criminal Minds" for CBS and "Devious Maids" for Lifetime. For the current season, ABC Studios is producing "Quantico" and "The Real O'Neals" on ABC, and "Code Black" and "Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders" on CBS.
About ABC Signature
Established in 2013, ABC Signature is ABC Studios' boutique division, which spearheads development in premium and basic cable, emerging platforms and off-cycle, direct to series programming for broadcast networks. Signature recently completed production on the multi-cam comedy pilot for Freeform entitled "Gorgeous Morons," produced by Danny Chun, Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky. ABC Signature's series credits include the USA half-hour comedy "Benched," starring Eliza Coupe, and the ABC drama series "Blood & Oil," starring Don Johnson and Chace Crawford.