Freeform to Bring ‘Shadowhunters’ and ‘Beyond’ to NYCC

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Freeform announced today that they will be bringing cast and executive producers from the hit series ‘Shadowhunters’ and new original drama ‘Beyond’ to New York Comic Con on October 7-8.

New original series ‘Beyond’ will present its first episode in its entirety to the crowd, followed by a Q&A with cast and executive producers, including Tim Kring and David Eick on Friday, October 7. Returning hit series ‘Shadowhunters’ will debut exclusive footage from the upcoming second season during a panel featuring executive producers, McG, Todd Slavkin and Darren Swimmer, and cast, on Saturday, October 8, at the Hammerstein Ballroom.

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Marvel Television Announces NYCC Plans: ‘Iron Fist,’ ‘Agents of SHIELD,’ ‘Legion’ and More

Marvel Television and ReedPOP, producer of New York Comic Con (NYCC), are making NYCC the ultimate destination for Marvel Fans this year with an action-packed lineup of Panels. Fans will have the opportunity to witness the debut cast appearance of the upcoming Netflix Original Series Marvel’s Iron First and catch the world-premieres of new animated film Marvel’s Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell and an all-new episode of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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Production Underway on The Lonely Island’s ‘Alone Together’ Comedy for Freeform

Production started this week in Los Angeles on the new Freeform comedy pilot ‘Alone Together’ by The Lonely Island team of Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer. In addition to series stars Esther Povitsky and Benji Aflalo, Freeform has cast guest stars Chris D’Elia, Ginger Gonzaga, Edgar Blackmon, Hayley Marie Norman, Kamilla Alnes, Jim O’Heir and Justine Lupe.

‘Alone Together’ is a half-hour, single-camera comedy about two overlooked millennial misfits from different backgrounds trying to make their way into the vain and status-obsessed culture of Los Angeles only to find salvation in their male/female strictly platonic friendship. Esther Povitsky, Benji Aflalo and Eben Russell serve as writers and executive producers on the pilot. Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, Akiva Schaffer, Billy Rosenberg and Hunter Covington also serve as executive producers. Daniel Gray Longino will direct the pilot.

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‘Milo Murphy’s Law’ to Premiere on Disney XD October 3; On Demand on September 26

MILO MURPHY'S LAWLegendary satirist and Grammy Award-winning recording artist Al Yankovic voices the title role in ‘Milo Murphy’s Law,’ a new animated adventure comedy series debuting MONDAY, OCTOBER 3 (8:00 p.m. EDT), on Disney XD. From creators and executive producers Dan Povenmire and Jeff “Swampy” Marsh of the Emmy Award-winning animated series “Phineas and Ferb,” the series follows 13-year-old Milo Murphy, the fictional great-great-great-great grandson of the Murphy’s Law namesake. Milo is the personification of Murphy’s Law, where anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.

A full-length preview of the first episode will be available on the Disney XD app, Disney XD’s YouTube Channel and Disney XD VOD platforms beginning MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26.

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Freeform Starts on Production of ‘Issues’ Based on ‘Cosmopolitan”s Joanna Coles

Freeform has begun production of ‘Issues.’ Inspired by the life of Joanna Coles, editor in chief of Cosmopolitan, the scripted show is a glimpse into the outrageous lives and loves of those responsible for a global women’s magazine. Their struggles are about finding your identity, managing friendships and getting your heart broken, all while wearing the perfect jeans to flatter any body type.

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‘The Deep’ Mermaid Drama Pilot Ordered by Freeform

Freeform has greenlit a new drama pilot titled ‘The Deep. Production is set to begin in September in Vancouver.

‘The Deep’ is a one-hour drama that takes us inside Bristol Cove, a coastal town known for its legend of once being home to mermaids. When the arrival of a mysterious girl proves this folklore all too true, the battle between man and sea takes a very vicious turn as these predatory beings return to reclaim their right to the ocean. Eric Wald and Dean White will write and executive produce the pilot. Scott Stewart will direct. Brad Luff, Nate Hopper and RD Robb will also serve as executive producers. Emily Whitesell will serve as showrunner.

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WATCH: ‘Once Upon A Time’ Season Six Opening Sequence with Aladdin; Cruella Bonus Feature with James Marsters

'Once Upon A Time' Season 5During the ‘Once Upon A Time’ panel at San Diego Comic-Con, it was confirmed Aladdin (alongside Jafar) would be making his ‘Once Upon A Time’ debut in season six which returns to ABC on September 25, 2016. In addition to the news, the opening scene from the first episode of the new series was also shown to the audience, which you can find embedded below.

Deniz Akdeniz has been cast as Aladdin while Oded Fehr has been re-cast in the recurring role of Jafar.

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‘Famous in Love’ with Bella Thorne Begins Production for Freeform

Bella Thorne in 'Famous in Love'Production has begun in Los Angeles on Freeform’s highly anticipated new original series ‘Famous in Love,’ a one-hour soapy drama putting the spotlight on the dark side of fame, from I. Marlene King and Warner Horizon Television.

Based on the novel by Rebecca Serle published by Little, Brown and Company, ‘Famous in Love’ follows ordinary college student Paige 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 undeniable chemistry with her two co-leads, while discovering the highs and lows that come with being the new It Girl in town.

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WATCH: ‘Disney Descendants 2’ Sea-quel Teaser Trailer Teases Ursula

Disney Descendants 2Disney Channel has released a teaser for its upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie (DCOM), Disney Decendants 2. The clip shown features Carlos, Evie, Mal and Jay exiting what appears to be a club before pulling back and showing the popular children of Disney’s villains as being viewed inside the crystal ball belonging to Ursula. It had been previously announced that Disney star China Anne McClain will appear in the sea-quel as Ursula’s daughter, Uma. The movie will also expected to include Captain Hook’s daughter, CJ, as well as Gaston’s children, who have appeared in the franchise’s books.

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ABC Digital Relaunches ‘Watch ABC’ Platform with Exclusive Original Series, Old Favorites; Expands Live Stream Reach

ABC today announced a major evolution of its streaming service, re-launching with seven original digital short-form series, full seasons of 38 ‘throwback’ shows, and a redesigned user interface exclusively for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple TV that improves discovery and navigation. The new original ABCd shorts and the ‘throwback’ series will be available to all viewers on ABC.com and the ABC apps for mobile and connected TV devices without signing in.

At launch, seven new ABCd comedy and lifestyle digital series developed in-house by ABC Comedy Development, ABC Daytime and ABC Digital Media, are available. More than 40 additional series are in development and will roll out monthly. These series, along with all library shows, are available without signing in with a pay TV service.

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