Freeform is the new name for ABC Family. The name change will occur on January 12, 2016. Freeform will still air your favorite series & movies.
For an up-to-date programming schedule, consult your on screen guide, or check out http://abcfamily.go.com/schedule.
ABC Family / Freeform FAQ’s
Q: What is Freeform?
A: Freeform is the new name for ABC Family.
Q: When will the official name change take place?
A: The name will change in January 12, 2016.
Q: Does this mean the programming will change?
A: Freeform will still air your favorite series & movies. For an up-to-date programming schedule, visit http://abcfamily.go.com/schedule
Q: Does this name change mean my favorite shows are being canceled?
A: Freeform will still have the same shows you love and will be premiering new shows that you’re also going to love! For an up-to-date programming schedule, visit http://abcfamily.go.com/schedule
Q: Will the channel number change?
A: No—the channel number(s) will stay the same. Freeform is available in HD on channel 102 and in SD on channel 2102.
Q: Do I need to subscribe to a different cable package to watch Freeform?
A: No, Freeform is available in the same package (Standard) that ABC Family was in.
Q: What’s going to happen to the WATCH ABC Family app?
A: Watch ABC Family will change its name to WATCH Freeform in January 2016. You’ll still be able to watch your favorite shows & the network plans to add cool new features as well. Your username/ID and password will remain the same to access WATCH Freeform.
Q: Will I need to change my DVR? I already set it to record my favorite shows.
A: No, you shouldn’t need to change your DVR, but doesn’t hurt to double check!