Freeform Releases It’s Season Line-up for January 2018

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Freeform, Disney’s young adult television channel and streaming network has just announced its January 2018 line-up.  Highlights of the season will including the premiere of “grown-ish” which will debut on January 3, 2018 at 8pm and is a spin-off of the popular ABC sitcom “black-ish.” Also in January Freeform will premier “Alone Together” starring stand-up comedians Esther Povitsky and Benji Aflalo on January 10 at 8:30pm.

The critically-acclaimed family drama “The Fosters” will return for season 5B beginning on January 9th at 8pm and Supernatural drama “Beyond” will also be back for its sophomore season with a thrilling 2 hr premiere on January 18 at 8:00pm EST.  Finally “Movie Night with Karlie Kloss” returns with a special airing of Finding Nemo on January 15th at 8:30pm.

Additional programming during the month of January includes:

  • Premier of “Maid in Manhattan” starring Jennifer Lopez
  • “Boys n the Hood” by John Singleton
  • Mr Popper’s Penguins with Jim Carey
  • “Disney’s The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride
  • “Definitely Maybe” starring Ryan Reynolds
  • “The Iron Giant: Signature Edition”
  • “Jem and the Holograms”
  • “The Age of Adaline” starring Blake Lively
  • “Jumper” starring Hayden Christensen

Here’s a rundown of the schedule for early 2018:

FREEFORM ORIGINALS (Also available to stream via the Freeform app for connected TV, mobile devices and online.):

“grown-ish” Season 1 – Wednesdays through Mar. 28, 2018

Jan. 3 (8:00 – 8:31 p.m. EST) – Episode 1001 – “Late Registration” – In the series premiere, Zoey Johnson arrives at California University certain she will be a hot shot on campus, but quickly learns she may have a little more growing to do.

Jan. 3 (8:31 – 9:02 p.m. EST) – Episode 1002 – “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe” – Zoey starts to experience “fear of missing out” for the first time in her life when she tries to juggle her schoolwork, extracurricular activities and, of course, partying.

Jan. 10 (8:00 – 8:31 p.m. EST) – Episode 1003 – “If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late” – Zoey is elated when it seems like her crush has feelings for her, but starts to worry he may see things differently when she receives a late night “U up?” text.

Jan. 17 (8:00 – 8:31 p.m. EST) – Episode 1004 – “Starboy” – Zoey makes a deal with Dean Parker to tutor the star basketball player in order to get a letter of recommendation, but her friends seem to think the relationship is something more.

Jan. 24 (8:00 – 8:31 p.m. EST) – Episode 1005 – “C.R.E.A.M. (Cash Rules Everything Around Me)” – When Zoey’s Instagram becomes a flooded with haters, she wonders if it’s time to alter her brand.

Jan. 31 (8:00 – 8:31 p.m. EST) – Episode 1006 – “Cashin’ Out” – When Zoey is put on the spot on national television, she’s faced with a difficult decision that may change her future.

”Alone Together” Season 1 – Wednesdays through Mar. 21, 2018

Jan. 10 (8:31 – 9:02 p.m. EST) – Episode 1001 – “Pilot”  –  In the series opener, Esther and Benji are platonic best friends who want nothing more than to be accepted by the vain and status-obsessed culture of Los Angeles.

Jan. 17 (8:31 – 9:02 p.m. EST) – Episode 1004 – “Road Trip” – It’s Benji’s birthday and Esther and Jeff take him on a road trip full of fun stops along the way.  However, Esther’s ulterior motive threatens to derail the celebration.

Jan. 24 (8:31 – 9:02 p.m. EST) – Episode 1003 – “Fertility” – After visiting a fertility clinic to freeze her own eggs, Esther plans to donate some of her eggs to offset the costs. Meanwhile, Benji’s paternal instincts kick in as he awaits word on a sperm test.

Jan. 31 (8:31 – 9:02 p.m. EST) – Episode 1005 – “Pop Up” –  When Esther and Benji stand in line for a Kylie Cosmetics pop-up store, Esther tries to avoid the distractions of rabid teenage girls and cutthroat moms while Benji roams off and becomes the man he really is — a guy who owns a saltwater aquarium. (Guest starring Bobby Lee of “What Would Diplo Do” and “Love,” Chelsea Peretti of “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” and YouTube celebrity James Charles.)

“The Fosters” Season 5B – Tuesdays through Mar. 13, 2018

Jan. 9 (8:00 – 9:01 p.m. EST) – Episode 5010 – “Sanctuary”  –  In the season 5B premiere, Ximena and Callie are still in the church seeking sanctuary from ICE.  The Adams Fosters’ offer support to the Sinfuego family as they struggle with their immigration status.

Jan. 16 (8:00 – 9:01 p.m. EST) – Episode 5011 – “Invisible”  – Callie actively helps to make Ximena’s fight visible. Meanwhile, Brandon and Grace struggle to be intimate knowing her diagnosis and Mariana is suddenly courted by multiple suitors.

Jan. 23 (8:00 – 9:01 p.m. EST) – Episode 5012 – “#IWasMadeInAmerica” – Callie and her friends support Ximena in a big way at a conservative anti-immigration rally and get a lot of buzz for Ximena’s plight. Meanwhile, an unlikely source offers a key piece of evidence that may help save Anchor Beach from going private and the family celebrates Stef’s birthday.

Jan. 30 (8:00 – 9:01 p.m. EST) – Episode 5013 – “Third Wheels”  – Brandon and Grace plan the ultimate senior prank which ends up going a little too far. Mariana and Mat make a huge decision about the future of their relationship.

“Movie Night with Karlie Kloss”*

Jan. 15 (8:30 – 11:00 P.M. EST) – “Disney•Pixar’s Finding Nemo” – Supermodel Karlie Kloss sits down with friends Ruby Rose and Kaia Gerber to watch “Disney•Pixar’s Finding Nemo.”  While enjoying this animated favorite, Karlie and her friends play games, make Karlie’s Kookies, and discuss why it’s so cool to be different.

Jan. 29 (8:30 – 11:00 P.M. EST) – “Never Been Kissed”  – Karlie and her guests, Ashley Graham, Lilly Singh and Kendall Jenner, watch the classic romantic comedy “Never Been Kissed,” while discussing flashback fashion, first kisses, high school days and bullying.

“Beyond” Season 2 – Thursdays through Mar. 22, 2018

Jan. 18 (8:00 – 9:01 P.M. EST) – Episode 2001 – “Two Zero One”- With his mission in the Realm seemingly behind him, Holden throws himself into his new “normal” life, working a regular job and furthering his relationship with Willa, but he can’t shake the feeling that something is coming.  Meanwhile, Diane is asked to make a huge sacrifice to further the investigation into Hollow Sky, one that doesn’t sit well with Tom, and Charlie reappears hiding a secret, and acting on orders from Yellow Jacket.

Jan. 18 (9:01 – 10:02 P.M. EST) – Episode 2002 “Cheers, Bitch” – Willa shows up unexpectedly at the Matthews house for an uncomfortable “meet the family” dinner. Willa struggles with trying to convince Arthur to let go of the Realm, while she and Holden try to navigate their relationship.  Meanwhile, Charlie learns some surprising secrets during an unauthorized house call –at Yellow Jacket’s request.

Jan. 25 (8:00 – 9:02 P.M. EST) – Episode 2003 – “No Es Bueno”- Holden continues to be plagued by disturbing nightmares and finds it harder to control his powers at work.  Luke finds himself in danger of falling back into a bad habit, while Jeff is furious when he learns Pastor Ian and Helping Hands are trying to get close to Christine.  A mysterious coma patient in Argentina named Diego awakens a changed man.

*Not available on streaming channels.

“A Cinderella Story: If the Show Fits” (beginning Jan. 18)
“A Walk to Remember” (beginning Jan. 10)
“Age of Adaline” (beginning Jan. 23)
“Another Cinderella Story” (beginning Jan. 17)
“Bad News Bears” (beginning Jan. 21)
“Big Daddy” (beginning Jan. 5)
“Boxtrolls” (beginning Jan. 8)
“Boys and Girls” (beginning Jan. 3)
“Boyz N the Hood” (beginning Jan. 5)
“Dark Shadows” (beginning Jan. 9)
“Definitely Maybe” (beginning Jan. 13)
“Ella Enchanted” (beginning Jan. 6)
“Freaky Friday” (2003) (beginning Jan. 5)
“Ghosts of Girlfriends Past” (beginning Jan. 2)
“Gilmore Girls”

Available Jan. 12

“Nick & Nora / Sid & Nancy” (S2, E5)
“Presenting Lorelai Gilmore” (S2, E6)
“Like Mother, Like Daughter” (S2, E7)
“The Inns & Outs of the Inns” (S2, E8)
“Run Away Little Boy” (S2, E9)

Available Jan. 26

“Bracebridge Dinner” (S2, E10)
“Secrets and Loans” (S2, E11)
“Richard in Stars Hollow” (S2, E12)
“A-Tisket, A-Tasket” (S2, E13)
“It Should’ve Been Lorelai” (S2, E14)
“Iron Giant” (beginning Jan. 21)
“Jem and the Holograms” (beginning Jan. 21)
“Last Man Standing”

Available Jan. 8

“Moon Over Kenya” (S1, E12)
“Take Your Daughter to Work” (S1, E13)
“Odd Couple Out” (S1, E14)
“Tree of Strife” (S1, E15)
“House of Spirits” (S1, E16)
“Adrenaline” (S1, E17)
“Baxter & Sons” (S1, E18)
“Ding Dong Ditch” (S1, E19)
“Animal Wrongs” (S1, E20)
“Wherefore Art Thou, Mike Baxter” (S1, E21)

Available Jan. 22

“This Bud’s For You” (S1, E22)
“The Spotlight” (S1, E23)
“Found Money” (S1, E24)
“Voting” (S2, E1)
“Dodgeball Club” (S2, E2)
“High Expectations” (S2, E3)
“Ed’s Twice Ex-Wife” (S2, E4)
“Mother Fracker” (S2, E5)
“Circle of Life” (S2, E6)
“Putting a Hit on Christmas” (S2, E7)
“Letters to Juliet” (beginning Jan. 5)
“Maid in Manhattan” (beginning Jan. 3)
“The Middle”

Available Jan. 12

“Orlando” (S5, E23)
“The Wonderful World of Hecks” (S5, E24)
“Unbraceable You” (S6, E01)
“The Loneliest Locker” (S6, E02)
“Major Anxiety” (S6, E03)
“The Table” (S6, E04)
“Halloween V” (S6, E05)
“The Sinkhole” (S6, E06)
“Thanksgiving VI” (S6, E07)
“The College Tour” (S6, E08)

Available Jan. 26

“The Christmas Wall” (S6, E09)
“Pam Freakin’ Staggs” (S6, E10)
“A Quarry Story” (S6, E11)
“Heck’s On a Train” (S6, E12)
“Valentine’s Day VI” (S6, E13)
“The Answer” (S6, E14)
“Steaming Pile of Guilt” (S6, E15)
“Flirting with Disaster” (S6, E16)
“The Waiting Game” (S6, E17)
“Operating Infiltration” (S6, E18)
“The Mindy Project”

Available Jan. 12

“Danny Castellano is My Nutritionist” (S3, E17)
“Fertility Bites” (S3, E18)
“Confessions of a Catho-Holic” (S3, E19)
“What to Expect When You’re Expanding” (S3, E20)
“Best Man” (S3, E21)

Available Jan. 26

“While I Was Sleeping” (S4, E1)
“C is for Coward” (S4, E2)
“Leo Castellano is my Son” (S4, E3)
“The Bitch is Back” (S4, E4)
“Stay at Home MILF” (S4, E4)
“Miss Congeniality 2” (beginning Jan. 5)
“Miss Congeniality” (beginning Jan. 5)
“Monster-In-Law” (beginning Jan. 10)
“Nanny McPhee Returns” (beginning Jan. 14)
“National Lampoon’s European Vacation” (beginning Jan. 26)
“National Lampoon’s Vacation” (beginning Jan. 26)
“National Lampoon’s Vegas Vacation” (beginning Jan. 26)
“Prince & Me” (beginning Jan. 5)

Available Jan. 8

“Reba and the Nanny” (S4, E12)
“Date of Mirth” (S4, E13)
“Reba the Realtor” (S4, E14)
“Flowers for Van” (S4, E15)
“Who Killed Brock?” (S4, E16)
“The Pageant of Grandmas” (S4, E17)
“Reba’s Rules of Real Estate” (S4, E18)
“Driving Miss Kyra” (S4, E19)
“Go Far” (S4, E20)
“Help Wanted” (S4, E21)

Available Jan. 22

“Hello, My Name is Cheyenne” (S4, E22)
“Where There’s Smoke” (S5, E1)
“Reba and the One” (S5, E2)
“As Is” (S5, E3)
“And God Created Van” (S5, E4)
“No Good Deed” (S5, E5)
“Best Lil’ Haunted House in Texas” (S5, E6)
“Have Your Cake” (S5, E7)
“Grannies Gone Wild” (S5, E8)
“Invasion” (S5, E09)
“She’s All That” (beginning Jan. 9)
“Skeleton Twins” (beginning Jan. 1)
“The Duff” (beginning Jan. 10)
“The Lucky One” (beginning Jan. 23)
“The Perfect Man” (beginning Jan. 31)
“The Waterboy” (beginning Jan. 11)

New Movie Premieres Available on Linear: 
Jan. 2 – “Maid in Manhattan” (8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. EST)
Jan. 5 – “Boyz N the Hood” (7:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. EST)
Jan. 6 – “Mr. Popper’s Penguins” (12:45 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. EST)
Jan. 6 – “The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride” (11:05 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. EST)
Jan. 12 – “Definitely, Maybe” (8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. EST)
Jan. 20 – “The Iron Giant: Signature Edition” (3:10 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. EST)
Jan. 20 – “Jem and the Holograms” (11:30 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. EST)
Jan. 22 – “The Age of Adaline” (8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. EST)
Jan. 25 – “Jumper” (9:01 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. EST)

So be sure to tune into Freeform throughout the Holiday Season and into the New Year for an incredible and eclectic array of programming.

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Freeform Releases It's Season Line-up for January 2018

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