Friday, February 26, 2021

Freeform Announces Premiere Dates for 'Everything's Gonna Be Okay' and 'Cruel Summer'

Freeform has today announced the premiere dates for the upcoming second season of the comedy Everything's Gonna Be Okay as well as the series debut of new drama Cruel Summer.

The second season of comedy Everything's Gonna Be Okay will premiere on Thursday, April 8 at 10/9c., with two back-to-back episodes.

After their heartbreaking trip to New York, the Moss family and Nicholas' boyfriend, Alex, are just trying their best to move forward. With everyone back home, Matilda is rethinking her life goals, Genevieve starts putting herself out there - even dating - and Nicholas is working out how to balance being a brother, parental figure, boyfriend and cute entomologist. This season also welcomes new eccentric friends, unexpected hookups and a lot more bugs.

The comedy stars Josh Thomas, Kayla Cromer, Maeve Press and Adam Faison.

Thomas executive produces with Stephanie Swedlove, Kevin Whyte, David Martin, Jon Thoday and Richard Allen-Turner. Avalon Television produces.

New drama Cruel Summer will debut on Tuesday, April 20 at 9/8c. with back-to-back episodes.

The psychological thriller follows two young women: Kate Wallis, the popular girl with a charmed life who one day goes missing, and Jeanette Turner, the nerdy wannabe who is accused of being connected to Kate's disappearance. All signs point to Jeanette's guilt, but is Kate really who see seems to be? Set over three summers and told through shifting points of view, the series challenges perception and follows how one girl can go from being a sweet outlier to the most despised person in America.

The drama stars Olivia Holt, Chiara Aurelia, Michael Landes, Froy Gutierrez, Harley Quinn Smith, Allius Barnes, Blake Lee and Brooklyn Sudano.

Bert V. Royal created the drama, with Tia Napolitano serving as showrunner. They executive produce with Jessica Biel, Michelle Purple and director Max Winkler. Entertainment One and Iron Ocean Productions produce.