THE TOP 5 WINNERS OF 'THE FOSTERS' THEME SONG CONTEST
TO BE FEATURED IN A SPECIAL PROMO AIRING DURING
'THE FOSTERS' PREMIERE TONIGHT, JANUARY 31, ON FREEFORM
Over 800 Video Entries Were Submitted
With Matching Book Donations From Disney and Freeform to be
Provided to Foster Care Children Through First Book
The top five winners of "The Fosters" theme song contest will be revealed in a special promo airing during "The Fosters" winter premiere tonight, January 31, on Freeform. Additional stand-out submissions will be included in a compilation video and featured on "The Fosters" social media accounts. Over 800 video entries were submitted from fans all over the United States. Some performances were accompanied with instruments, others sang a cappella and others in duets. The gallery of submissions can be viewed at www.TheFostersTV.com.
For every entry received by the network, Disney and Freeform will donate a book to a child in foster care through First Book, the nonprofit social enterprise that has distributed more than 160 million books to children in need, and the Magic of Storytelling campaign. The submission period ended on January 24, 2017. See Official Rules for full details.
Winner of a Television Academy Honors Award and GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Drama Series, "The Fosters" is executive produced by Jennifer Lopez, ("Shades of Blue," "American Idol," "What to Expect When You're Expecting") and created by Bradley Bredeweg and Peter Paige ("Queer As Folk"), who also serve as executive producers and writers, along with Joanna Johnson ("The Bold and the Beautiful," "Hope & Faith").
"The Fosters" stars Teri Polo ("Meet the Parents") as Stef Adams Foster, Sherri Saum ("In Treatment") as Lena Adams Foster, Hayden Byerly ("Parenthood") as Jude Adams Foster, Noah Centineo ("How to Build a Better Boy") as Jesus Adams Foster, David Lambert ("Aaron Stone") as Brandon Foster, Maia Mitchell ("Teen Beach Movie") as Callie Adams Foster, Danny Nucci ("Titanic") as Mike Foster and Cierra Ramirez ("The Secret Life of the American Teenager") as Mariana Adams Foster.
Greg Gugliotta, Elaine Goldsmith Thomas and Benny Medina also serve as executive producers. The series is produced by Nuyorican Productions, Inc. in association with Freeform.
Part of the Disney|ABC Television Group, Freeform 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 First Book
First Book is a nonprofit social enterprise founded in 1992 that has distributed more than 160 million books and educational resources to programs and schools serving children from low-income families throughout the United States and Canada, which, with more than 300,000 members, is the largest and fastest growing network of educators exclusively serving kids in need. By making new, high-quality books and educational resources available on an ongoing basis, First Book is transforming the lives of children in need and elevating the quality of education. Eligible educators, librarians, program leaders, and others serving children in need can sign up at firstbook.org/register. For more information, please visit firstbook.org or follow the latest news on Facebook and Twitter.