‘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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‘Backstage’ Season Two New and Returning Cast Announced

DHX Television announces casting details for season two of Backstage, Family Channel and Fresh TV’s popular tween DHX Television’s Family Channel and Fresh TV Inc. announced today that production has begun on season two of the tween drama series Backstage. Following a group of elite teen performers at Keaton School of the Arts, the second season is filming in Toronto and will bring 30 new half-hour episodes of the drama, which airs internationally. The sophomore season will introduce a variety of new characters to each of the arts streams, with seven talented young actors joining the cast.

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Freeform Orders ‘Alone Together’ Comedy Pilot from Andy Samberg’s The Lonely Island

Karey Burke, Freeform’s executive vice president of Programming and Development, announced a new comedy pilot ‘Alone Together’ by The Lonely Island team of Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer.

‘Alone Together’ is a half-hour comedy about two overlooked millennial misfits from different backgrounds as they try 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 and Benji Afalo will star in, write and executive-produce the pilot. Eben Russell will also write and executive-produce.

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‘Hotel Transylvania: The Television Series’ Checks In on Disney Channel in 2017

Hotel Transylvania: The SeriesCorus Entertainment’s Nelvana and Sony Pictures Animation announced earlier today the new animated series, ‘Hotel Transylvania: The Television Series’ has been licensed to Disney Channels Worldwide, including the United States, for a unnamed premiere date in 2017. The order consists of 26 22-minute episodes.

Produced at the Nelvana Studio in Toronto, ‘Hotel Transylvania: The Television Series’ focuses on the teenage years of Dracula’s daughter, Mavis, and her three closest friends Hank N Stein, Pedro and Wendy Blob. With Dracula away on ‘Official Vampire Business,’ Mavis finally sees her chance to show her father what she can do. With the help of her friends, she decides to put her brilliant ideas of how to run the Hotel into motion, but …enter Aunt Lydia, Dracula’s older and much meaner sister. While Mavis and friends are ready to let loose and have fun, Aunt Lydia pushes for even more order and tradition at the Hotel.

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‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season Two on Blu-ray with Easter Eggs, ‘Rebel Recons’ and More

'Star Wars Rebels' Season TwoWalt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced that ‘Star Wars Rebels: Complete Season Two‘ will be available to own on Blu-ray and DVD on August 30, 2016 and is now available for pre-order.

‘Star Wars Rebels: Complete Season Two’ delivers all 22 action-packed episodes of the hit CG animated series’ second season, plus exclusive, never-before-seen bonus material on DVD and even more exclusive footage on Blu-ray! Available August 30, this thrilling continuation of the Star Wars Rebels saga depicts the continued efforts of the crew of the starship Ghost to defeat the evil Empire.

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‘Castle’ Final Season DVD Bonuses Include Cast Commentaries, Escape Room Challenge and More

'Castlle' Season 8Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released details for ‘Castle: The Complete Eighth and Final Season‘ available to own on DVD on August 23, 2016, now available for pre-order.

It’s a whole new world for TV’s hottest couple as Beckett finds herself in the Captain’s chair while Castle makes the leap from author to full-blown Private Investigator. Experience every riveting moment of pulse-pounding action, white-knuckle thrills and sizzling romance with ABC’s Castle: The Complete Eighth Season.

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‘Quantico’ Season One Bonus Features: Cast Video Commentary, Bloopers, Deleted Scenes and More

'Quantico' Season OneWalt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released details for ‘Quantico: The Complete First Season,’ available to own on DVD on September 13, 2016 and now available for pre-order.

Television’s most riveting mystery unfurls against a backdrop of steamy seduction, maddening conspiracies and nerve-shattering suspense in ABC’s Quantico – The Complete First Season.

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‘Once Upon A Time’ Season 5 Bonuses Include New Surprise Character, Bloopers, Deleted Scenes, Commentaries and More

'Once Upon A Time' Season 5Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has unveiled details on ‘Once Upon A Time: The Complete Fifth Season,’ available to own on Blu-ray and DVD on August 16, 2016 and now available for pre-order.

Darkness and Light. One conceals; the other reveals, but each is infinitely seductive. Prepare for the ultimate battle between these opposing, unpredictable forces in ABC’s ‘Once Upon a Time: The Complete Fifth Season.’

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