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FAMOUS IN LOVE
Air Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Time Slot: 9:02 PM-10:02 PM EST on FREEFORM
Episode Title: (#101) "Pilot"
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ONE GIRL'S DREAM OF HOLLYWOOD STARDOM COMES TRUE IN THE SERIES PREMIERE OF FREEFORM'S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED ORIGINAL DRAMA 'FAMOUS IN LOVE,' AIRING TUESDAY, APRIL 18

All Ten Episodes of 'Famous In Love,' From Warner Horizon Television, Will Be Available Via Digital Platforms, Including the Freeform App, Freeform.com, On Demand and Hulu Simultaneous with the Television Premiere on Tuesday, April 18

Paige Townsen's life is about to change forever in the series premiere of "Famous In Love," airing TUESDAY, APRIL 18 (9:02 - 10:02 p.m. EDT), immediately following the spring premiere of the final season of "Pretty Little Liars." The "Famous In Love" binge will also be available starting on April 18 on multiple digital platforms, including the Freeform app, Freeform.com, On Demand and Hulu.

Paige Townsen is a normal college girl working on her business degree who enjoys acting on the side. When the next big movie franchise goes into production and opens its doors looking for the next "It girl" to play the lead role, Paige's roommates Cassie and Jake convince her to go to the open casting call. Never in her wildest dreams does she think she will even make it to the callbacks, but after an electric audition with Hollywood heartthrob Rainer Devon, her chance of a lifetime happens. She gets the part and her life is about to change forever.

Meanwhile, intrigue is flowing through Hollywood as every actor wants a part in the new "Locked" film.

"Famous In Love" is produced by Long Lake Media, Farah Films and Carmina Productions, Inc. in association with Warner Horizon Television. I. Marlene King ("Pretty Little Liars"), Christopher Fife ("Revenge"), Melissa Carter ("Little Black Book"), Miguel Arteta ("Getting On") and Dan Farah ("Ready Player One") are executive producers, and Rebecca Serle is co-executive producer.

The series stars Bella Thorne ("The DUFF") as Paige Townsen, Carter Jenkins ("The Following") as Rainer Devon, Charlie DePew ("The Amazing Spiderman") as Jake Salt, Georgie Flores ("CSI") as Cassandra Perkins, Niki Koss ("My Stepdaughter") as Alexis Glenn, Pepi Sonuga ("The Fosters") as Tangey Turner, Keith Powers ("Straight Outta Compton") as Jordan Wilder and Perrey Reeves ("Entourage") as Nina Devon.

About Freeform

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FAMOUS IN LOVE (FREEFORM)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/18/17 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 6/13/17; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Freeform's press release, March 2017) After the successful binge launch strategy of its newest series "Beyond," Freeform will be making the highly anticipated series "Famous In Love" the next "binge-from-the-start" show in their programming slate. From Warner Horizon Television, "Famous In Love" will have its linear premiere on TUESDAY, APRIL 18, at 9:00 p.m. EDT, right after the premiere of "Pretty Little Liars." The "Famous In Love" binge will be available starting on April 18 on multiple digital platforms, including the Freeform app, Freeform.com, On Demand and Hulu. In a network first, "Beyond" launched with a full season binge on digital and premiered as one of Freeform's most successful series, generating more than 13 million starts across digital platforms to date with 87% of bingers finishing the series within one week. Based on the novel by Rebecca Serle published by Little, Brown and Company, "Famous In Love" follows ordinary college student Paige (Bella Thorne) as she gets her big break after auditioning for the starring role in a Hollywood blockbuster. She must now navigate her new star-studded life and the highs and lows that come with being the new It Girl in town as well as balancing her college workload. As her public profile continues to rise and the undeniable chemistry with her new co-star and Hollywood heartthrob Rainer Devon grows, the more her friendships are strained with her two best friends - particularly Jake who may be more than just her friend.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Bella Thorne as Paige
· Carter Jenkins as Rainer
· Charlie DePew as Jake
· Georgie Flores as Cassandra
· Keith Powers as Jordan
· Niki Koss as Alexis
· Pepi Sonuga as Tangey
· Perrey Reeves as Nina
· Tanjareen Thomas as Brandy
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Jesse Henderson as Jake (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Christopher Fife as CRTR/EP
· Dan Farah as EP
· I. Marlene King as CRTR/EP
· Miguel Arteta as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Rebecca Serle as BOOK/CRTR/CO-EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Carmina Productions
· Farah Films
· Long Lake Media
· Warner Horizon Television