BINGE WATCH THE NEW SERIES 'DEAD OF SUMMER' ON THE FREEFORM APP NOW BEFORE THE CRUEL SUMMER COMES TO A CLOSE
Listen to the Bitchin' 80s Hits that are 2 Cool 2 B 4-Gotten!
Catch an All-New Episode of 'Dead of Summer' on Tuesday, August 23 at 9:00 p.m. EDT
Already feeling wistful as the dog days of summer are dwindling down? Relive the summer of the 80s nostalgia and your favorite summer playlist by binge watching the first eight episodes of the spine-tingling "Dead of Summer" on the Freeform App (download by clicking), Freeform.com, Roku and the Freeform Apple TV app now before the final two episodes of the season air, on TUESDAY, AUGUST 23 (click to view promo) and TUESDAY, AUGUST 30 (9:00 - 10:00 p.m. EDT).
Besides loving the throwback to 80s horror films, viewers of "Dead of Summer" have had a summer full of classic music with episodes containing songs from such beloved artists (click for promo) as Guns N' Roses, INXS, Janet Jackson, David Bowie, De La Soul, Depeche Mode, The Cure, Jane's Addiction, Echo & the Bunnymen, 10,000 Maniacs, Cheap Trick, Paula Abdul, Rick James, Elton John, New Edition and more.
"Dead of Summer" ranks among the top scripted cable series on Tuesdays at 9 o'clock across key target Women 18-34, Women 18-49 and Female 12-34 demographics. The series has reached over 8 million Total Viewers to date - including 5 million Viewers 12-49 - and has amassed over 1 million consumer engagements across digital platforms.
In the August 23 all-new episode, Chaos reigns down on Camp Stillwater as Deb and the counselors come face to face with evil.
The series stars Elizabeth Mitchell ("Lost," "The Purge: Election Year") as Deborah "Deb" Carpenter, Elizabeth Lail ("Once Upon a Time") as Amy Hughes, Zelda Williams ("Teen Wolf") as Drew Reeves, Mark Indelicato ("Ugly Betty") as Blair Ramos, Alberto Frezza ("Charlie's Angels") as Deputy Garrett Sykes, Eli Goree ("The 100") as Joel Goodson, Ronen Rubinstein ("Orange Is the New Black") as Alex Powell, Amber Coney ("Class") as Carolina "Cricket" Diaz and Paulina Singer ("Gotham") as Jesse Tyler.
"Dead of Summer" is produced by ABC Signature Studios and Kitsis/Horowitz. Adam Horowitz, Edward Kitsis ("Once Upon a Time," "Lost") and Ian Goldberg ("Once Upon a Time," "Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior") write and executive produce the series. Steve Pearlman ("Once Upon a Time") serves as executive producer.
About Freeform (the new name for ABC Family)
Part of the Disney|ABC Television Group, Freeform is distributed in 94 million homes. The network connects to audiences and goes beyond entertainment with bold original programming and immersive social engagement. The network delivers a unique mix of quality original and acquired series, plus fan favorite movies and the holiday events "13 Nights of Halloween" and "25 Days of Christmas." The Freeform app is a service that allows viewers with participating TV subscription services access to 24/7 live viewing of the network, as well as continued on-demand access via a wide array of devices.
ABOUT ABC STUDIOS
ABC Studios is a leader in the development, production and distribution of entertainment content across broadcast, cable and on-demand platforms. The studio is the key content provider for ABC Entertainment, producing hit series for the network including "American Crime," "black-ish," "The Catch," "Dr. Ken," "Grey's Anatomy," "How to Get Away with Murder," "Marvel's Agents of "S.H.I.E.L.D.," "Mistresses," "Once Upon a Time," "Quantico," "The Real O'Neals," "Scandal," "Secrets and Lies" and late night talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live"; "Code Black," "Criminal Minds" and "Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders" for CBS; "Nashville" for CMT; "Marvel's Daredevil" and "Marvel's Jessica Jones" for Netflix; and "Devious Maids" for Lifetime. For the current season, ABC Studios is producing "American Housewife," "Conviction," "Designated Survivor," "Downward Dog," "Imaginary Mary," "Notorious," "Speechless," "Still Star Crossed" and "When We Rise" for ABC.
About ABC Signature
ABC Signature is ABC Studios' boutique division, spearheading development and production in premium and basic cable, emerging platforms and off-cycle, direct to series programming. Signature is currently in production on the horror dramedy series for Freeform, "Dead of Summer," from executive producers Eddy Kitsis & Adam Horowitz and Ian Goldberg. Additionally, they will co-produce "Guerrilla," written and to be directed by John Ridley for Sky Atlantic and Showtime, set for production in London this summer. Idris Elba will star and produce. Marvel Studios and ABC Signature received a straight to series order for "Marvel's Cloak and Dagger," which will go into production for Freeform later this year. Most recently Signature produced "Confirmation," along with Groundswell Productions, Kerry Washington and HBO Films for HBO, starring Kerry Washington and Wendell Pierce.