Air Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Time Slot: 8:30 PM-9:00 PM EST on ABC FAMILY
Episode Title: (#1005) "Prison Breaks Freak Me Out!"
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Burbank, CA - February 19, 2015 - "Freak Out," the hilariously scary hidden-camera prank show is back with all-new episodes starting Wednesday, March 25th (8:30 PM -ET/PT).

Each episode of "Freak Out" will feature an unsuspecting mark whose fears come to life before their eyes with elaborate special effects, intricate makeup, twisted actors, and multiple cameras capturing the scenario from every angle. Every frighteningly hilarious prank is deviously tailored with help from the victim's friends and family to turn an everyday situation into someone's scary moment, until they realize they've been pranked.

First up, a woman thinks she fries a customer in a tanning booth when the knob accidentally comes off the machine.

Then, a man decides to woo a woman by hiring a personal chef to cook a romantic dinner for two. Everything is going smoothly - until his wife shows up.

Finally, a man is hired to help clean a house to get ready to put on the market. He discovers the home was the scene of a horrific crime. Then word comes that the criminals involved have escaped prison -and are on their way back to the home.

"Freak Out" is produced by 495 Productions with Founder and President SallyAnn Salsano serving as Executive Producer, along with Joel Zimmer of 495 Productions. Salsano is the creative force behind numerous successful reality television series including: MTV's "Jersey Shore," CMT's "Party Down South," SPIKE's "Tattoo Nightmares," Lifetime's "Big Women: Big Love," VH1's "Tool Academy," TV Guide's "Nail Files," Oxygen's "Dance Your Ass Off," several seasons of HGTV's "Design Star," and many others. 495, along with Telepictures also produce the hit daytime talk show "The Real," where Salsano serves as Executive Producer.

Part of the Disney/ABC Television Group, ABC Family is distributed in over 97 million homes. ABC Family features programming reflecting today's families, entertaining and connecting with adults through relatable programming about today's relationships - told with a mix of diversity, passion, humor and heart. ABC Family's programming is a combination of network-defining original series and original movies, quality acquired series and blockbuster theatricals. For 2014, ABC Family has launched the "WATCH ABC Family" authenticated service which allows viewers with participating TV subscription services access to 24/7 live viewing of the network, as well as continued on demand access to such popular series at home and on the go via a wide array of devices. ABC Family is also the destination for annual Holiday events with "13 Nights of Halloween" and "25 Days of Christmas." ABC Family. A New Kind of Family.

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