Freeform is the new name for ABC Family. Freeform provides you with two ways to enjoy your favorite Freeform shows like Pretty Little Liars & The Fosters: watch full episodes anytime, anywhere in the United States, or Freeform live on your favorite supported device! Sign in with your TV provider* to watch the latest episodes! Don't see your provider listed? No worries — there are still episodes you can watch!
Where can I get Freeform?
*You must sign in with a participating TV provider to view pre-selected Freeform programs or to view the Freeform live stream, in the U.S. on your computer or on supported mobile phones and tablets.
We wanted a name that felt more like us. We're changing our name to be a better fit for our shows and social platforms, which are more targeted to young adults than families.
WATCH ABC Family changed its name to "Freeform." That's it, just "Freeform." You'll still be able to watch your favorite shows, directly from the Freeform site and app, and we'll be adding some more cool features too.
The Freeform app is free to download and is available on the following mobile devices.
Apple mobile devices with iOS 8.0 or above
Android / Fire Tablets with OS 4.4 or above
Apple TV (2nd, 3rd & 4th Gen)
Devices not supported:
If your device has the supported version of Adobe Flash listed in our system requirements, you may find that our site works in your mobile browser, but we do not support devices not listed and cannot guarantee that Freeform will work as intended on your device.
You must have the following minimum computer system requirements in order to play videos:
A TV provider is the company you pay in order to get your television service, like a cable company, a satellite company or a telco (also called a telecommunications company).
To view participating TV providers available and sign in, select an episode or the "watch live" section. If your TV provider is not listed, don't worry. We're working hard to add more providers in the near future and you can still watch several episodes without signing in.
You can always contact your provider and ask them to carry Freeform.
If you have additional questions, please contact us via our online feedback form.
For some of our videos, you will need to sign in through your TV provider. All you have to do is select your TV provider from the list, sign in with your username and password, and start watching!
If your TV provider is not listed, you can contact them and ask them to carry Freeform. If you have additional questions, please contact us via our online feedback form.
ABC Family/Freeform is brought to you by your TV providers at no additional cost.
Sometimes we have to run different shows & movies than what you see on your TV. Program substitutions may apply.
Yes, you can access Freeform from your supported device if you are traveling within the U.S. or its territories and have data access (e.g. 3G, 4G, mobile hot spot).
Please note that you must have access to a fast Internet connection speed (at least 1.5 mbps or better), otherwise your video playback may be hindered. See system requirements.
Freeform is only available if you're physically located within the U.S., or its territories (including Puerto Rico, Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands).
Yes, if you're physically located on a U.S. military base that happens to be outside the U.S. and you are using a military-operated Internet connection (not a commercial Internet provider), then you will be able to access our service.
If you meet the above requirements but cannot access our service. If you have additional questions, please contact us via our online feedback form.
Freeform will still air your favorite series & movies.
Freeform will still have all your favorite shows, plus we have lots of great new series coming your way!
Absolutely. Absolutely. Freeform will continue to air your favorite movies.
You will need a subscription with a TV provider to watch Freeform on your television and to watch select videos on the Freeform site and app.
We are continually adding new cable, satellite, and other TV providers. If you don't have an account with a participating TV provider, you can still watch some episodes on Freeform without signing in.
Just select your TV provider from the list, sign in using your username and password, and start watching! If your TV provider is not listed, you can contact them and ask them to carry Freeform. If you have additional questions, please contact us via our online feedback form.
No worries. Just choose your TV provider from the list, and you'll be taken to their website. Look for a button like "forgot password" and just follow the steps from there.
Good question! You should use the username and password for your TV provider.
The short answer is no, but check your TV provider's website to get the scoop as the length of time may vary.
It's easy! Just click the "My Profile" from the menu and then select "sign out".
On the computer, our video player requires Adobe Flash 10.2 or above. Download the free Adobe Flash plug-in on Adobe's website.
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New episodes are usually added the day after the air on TV, so it's easy to catch up!
From your desktop, go to the freeform.com home page and select "schedule" from the menu at the top of the page.
That particular episode or movie may no longer be available. Check back again soon—programming in the Freeform app is updated regularly!
The expiration for each show, episode, and movie varies, but expiration messaging will appear on each video content one week before it's due to expire.
Sometimes we have to run different shows & movies on the player than what you have seen on your TV. Don't worry—programming in the Freeform player is updated regularly, so check back again soon!
If you don't have an account with a participating TV provider, you can still watch some episodes on Freeform without signing in. Many new episodes are also available for purchase on iTunes, Amazon and other digital retailers, and streaming with participating partners.
We air all kinds of movies—dramas, comedies, love stories, fantasies, classics, and more! To find out about what's airing soon on Freeform, visit our schedule section.
You can send all your fan letters to Freeform, P.O. Box 698, Neenah, WI 54957-0698. Write the show's name and the actor or actress you want to reach on the outside of the envelope. We cannot promise that anyone will respond to your note, but we will make every effort to ensure that it reaches the intended recipient.
Yes, if you're on the same computer and Internet browser, the player will automatically remember where you left off and allow you to resume the video you were watching.
Select the "My Profile" section to see your viewing history and resume your video, if it has not expired.
It's easy! Just click the "My Profile" from the menu and then select "clear all".
Closed captioning is available whenever you are watching full episodes. Click on the "CC" logo on the player controls to turn on or off closed captioning.
If you're watching Freeform live, most shows have closed captioning available.
For any issues regarding closed captioning, the best way to contact us is to use our online form to submit a ticket.
Alternatively, you can contact Khai Tran, Disney-ABC Digital Media, at DigitalClosedCaptioning@abcplayersupport.com. Please include "Closed Captioning" in the subject of your email.
You may also contact us by phone at 818-962-4096, by fax at 818-450-0493 or by mail at 2300 West Riverside Drive., Burbank, CA 91506. Please note that this is for closed captioning inquiries only.