January 12, 2016 – The Network Freeform Begins Broadcast
“Freeform is the inspired by the interconnection between content and audience, media and technology, interactive and linear, life stage and life style and the way Becomers interact with them all.”
On January 12, 2016, the reincarnation of ABC Family, now named Freeform, began broadcasting. This marked a change for the network as it tried to move away from the family audience to a target audience of ages 14 through 34. Programming includes series such as Grown-ish, Alone Together, and The Bold Type.