FREEFORM PICKS UP NEW COMEDY PILOT 'NOW & THEN,'
FROM RENOWNED EXECUTIVE PRODUCER AARON KAPLAN
Freeform, Disney's young adult television and streaming network, has ordered a new comedy pilot "Now & Then," it was announced today by Karey Burke, Freeform's executive vice president, Programming & Development.
"Now & Then" is a single-camera comedy about a group of old college friends, who, having lost touch over the years, are brought back together unexpectedly for one wild night only to be given a new lease on life and friendship. Reuniting as friends gives them the opportunity to discover who they always promised each other they would be. The pilot is written by Shawn Wines who will also serve as executive producer, along with executive producers Aaron Kaplan and Dana Honor.
Freeform's robust slate of scripted original series include fan-favorite comedy "Young & Hungry"; highly anticipated new comedies "grown-ish" and "Alone Together," which are slated to premiere in 2018; along with scripted dramas including the summer breakout hit "The Bold Type"; supernatural thriller "Beyond"; "Famous In Love," starring Bella Thorne; critically acclaimed "The Fosters"; sci-fi phenomenon "Shadowhunters"; procedural drama "Stitchers"; and the highly anticipated series "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger," coming in 2018.
Part of the Disney|ABC Television Group, Freeform connects to audiences and goes beyond entertainment with bold original programming and immersive social engagement. As Disney's young adult television and streaming network, it 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.