Freeform is heating up its summer schedule. The cable channel has announced that, in addition to The Bold Type (fifth and final season, May 26th), viewers can expect to see the returns of Good Trouble (season three resumes July 14th), Grown-ish (season four debuts July 8th), and Motherland: Fort Salem (above, season two launches June 22nd).
Here’s the announcement from Freeform, which offers some additional information about the four shows:
FREEFORM’S SUMMER SLATE SIZZLES WITH RETURNING FAVORITES
‘Motherland: Fort Salem’ Season 2 Premieres on Tuesday, June 22
‘grown-ish’ Sets It’s Season 4 Premiere for Thursday, July 8
‘Good Trouble’ Returns for Season 3B on Wednesday, July 14
Freeform announced its summer schedule, which includes season premieres of “Motherland: Fort Salem,” “grown-ish” and “Good Trouble.” As previously announced, the final season of fan-favorite ‘The Bold Type’ premieres on Wednesday, May 26, and will finale on Wednesday, June 30. All titles will be available to stream on Hulu the day after the premiere.
MOTHERLAND: FORT SALEM SEASON 2 WILL PREMIERE JUNE 22
The highly anticipated second season of “MOTHERLAND: FORT SALEM” premiers Tuesday, June 22, at 10:00 p.m. Raelle, Tally and Abigail confront higher stakes, dangerous magic and a new threat from an ancient group of witch hunters, The Camarilla. In the first season, we saw our trio of young witches follow in the footsteps of their foremothers, defending the nation from The Spree as part of the United States Army. Their training is intensified when they are promoted to attend War College, where their magic, relationships and beliefs will be pushed to the limits. While General Alder seeks out new witches to join the wars to come, The Spree and the Army learn their fight may no longer be with one another. But how can two enemies work together to thwart a hatred that won’t stop until all witches are exterminated? “Motherland: Fort Salem” stars Taylor Hickson, Jessica Sutton, Ashley Nicole Williams, Amalia Holm, Demetria McKinney and Lyne Renée. It is written and created by Eliot Laurence. With Laurence, Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Kevin Messick are executive producers. Amanda Tapping, Erin Maher, Kay Reindl and Bryan Q. Miller will also serve as executive producers on the series.
WELCOME TO SENIOR YEAR! ‘GROWN-ISH’ SEASON 4 WILL PREMIERE JULY 8
Freeform’s number one comedy series “grown-ish,” which had its season three finale in March, will return for senior year on THURSDAY, JULY 8, at 8 p.m. starring Yara Shahidi, Trevor Jackson, Francia Raisa, Emily Arlook, Jordan Buhat, Chloe Bailey, Halle Bailey, Luka Sabbat and Diggy Simmons. The series is produced by ABC Signature, a part of Disney Television Studios. It is executive produced by Kenya Barris, Julie Bean, Jenifer Rice-Genzuk Henry, Craig Doyle, Yara Shahidi, Anthony Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Helen Sugland and E. Brian Dobbins.
‘GOOD TROUBLE’ SEASON 3B WILL PREMIERE JULY 14
Freeform’s fan-favorite series “Good Trouble,” which had its season three spring finale in April, will return for the second half of season three on WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, at 10 p.m. Starring Maia Mitchell, Cierra Ramirez, Sherry Cola, Tommy Martinez, Zuri Adele, Emma Hunton, Josh Pence and Beau Mirchoff, the series follows the residents of Downtown Los Angeles’ The Coterie as they juggle career, love and friendship and learn that standing up for what you believe in requires making a little noise and getting into trouble. “Good Trouble” is co-created by Joanna Johnson, Peter Paige and Bradley Bredeweg. Johnson serves as executive producer along with Gregory Gugliotta, Christine Sacani, Maia Mitchell, Cierra Ramirez, Jennifer Lopez, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Benny Medina.
FIFTH AND FINAL SEASON TO PREMIERE ON MAY 26 AND FINALE ON JUNE 30
Freeform’s critically acclaimed series “The Bold Type” will premiere its fifth and final season on WEDNESDAY, MAY 26, at 10 p.m. The series finale will air on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30. “The Bold Type” stars Katie Stevens, Aisha Dee, Meghann Fahy, Stephen Conrad Moore and Melora Hardin. The series is executive produced by Wendy Straker Hauser, Matt McGuinness, David Bernad, Joanna Coles, Brian Madden, Ruben Fleischer and Sandrine Gros d’Aillon. The series is produced by Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group and The District.
Freeform connects to audiences with bold original programming and immersive social engagement that moves the cultural conversation a little forward. Freeform channels the force and momentum of its young adult audience in its quest for progress with authentic, groundbreaking original series such as “grown-ish,” “The Bold Type,” “Good Trouble,” “Motherland: Fort Salem,” “Everything’s Gonna Be Okay” and “Cruel Summer.” The network also programs tentpole events such as “31 Nights of Halloween,” “Kick Off to Christmas” and “25 Days of Christmas.”
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What do you think? Do you plan to watch any of these returning Freeform shows this summer? Which ones are you hoping will be renewed for an additional year?