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[09/08/20 - 12:01 PM]
Freeform Wants You to "Kick 2020 in the Ballots" and "FF'ing Vote" with a Multiplatform Campaign Launching Today
In conjunction with the "Kick 2020 in the Ballots. FF'ing Vote." campaign, Freeform will premiere the election-themed series "Kal Penn Approves This Message."

[08/11/20 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 11
Updates include: Maggie Elizabeth Jones to "B Positive" for CBS; Will Smith to executive produce dramatic take on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"; and Kal Penn to host unscripted comedy series at Freeform.







KAL PENN APPROVES THIS MESSAGE (FREEFORM)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/22/20 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (6 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 10/27/20; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Freeform's press release, September 2020) In conjunction with the "Kick 2020 in the Ballots. FF'ing Vote." campaign, Freeform will premiere the election-themed series "Kal Penn Approves This Message." Hosted by Kal Penn, the show is a smart, irreverent unscripted comedy series that explores issues relevant to Millennial and GenZ voters. Each episode will consist of comedic field pieces as well as a sit-down interview with Kal and a featured guest. With topics ranging from voting basics to voter empowerment, the economy to climate change, the series will break down key issues young voters are passionate about and arm them with the tools they need to make an impact and vote.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Kal Penn as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Dan Spilo as EP
· Julia Cassidy as EP
· Kal Penn as CRTR/EP
· Michael Davies as EP
· Romen Borsellino as CRTR/EP
· Stuart Miller as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Embassy Row Productions