Freeform August Programming Sets Up Dramatic Fall Season

As summer starts to wind down, Freeform is setting up one of its most intense Fall seasons yet. The month of August will bring season finales, but also offers movie and series premieres to tide viewers over until the Fall. Below, you’ll find the August programming schedules of your favorite Freeform shows.

The Fosters

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Monday, August 1
“Justify” (8:00 – 9:00 P.M. EDT)
Stef and Lena are concerned that they will lose their home due to the tax lien. Lena confronts Brandon about a major secret that he has been keeping.

Monday, August 8
“Highs & Lows” (8:00 – 9:00 P.M. EDT)
When Jesus’s birth father, Gabe, doesn’t show up to work on Stef and Lena’s garage, Jesus takes on the job himself and gets injured in the process.

Monday, August 15
“Girl Code” (8:00 – 9:00 P.M. EDT)
Mariana and Jesus compete in the First Robotics Southern California Regionals, and Lena grows concerned when Mariana gets too competitive under the stress.

Monday, August 22
“New York” (8:00 – 9:00 P.M. EDT)
Brandon travels to New York City for his Julliard audition and meets a girl who forces him to take a hard look at his relationship with Cortney.

Monday, August 29
“Collateral Damage” – Summer Finale
(8:00 – 9:00 P.M. EDT)
Callie and the family set up a “Justice for Jack” booth at a music festival in an effort to stop Justine’s foster care bill, but Callie’s persistence in reopening Kyle’s murder case lands her in a dangerous situation.


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Monday, August 1
“A Fall from Grace” (9:00 – 10:00 P.M. EDT)
After her arrest, Grace must confront a dangerous new world behind bars. For the first time Natalie struggles with doubts about her sister’s innocence and ends up turning to an unlikely source for information about the night Molly was killed.

Monday, August 8
“Eyes Wide Open” (9:00 – 10:00 P.M. EDT)
While Grace is locked up, Stan brings in a Memory Recovery Therapist to discover what Grace blacked out from the night Molly was killed.

Monday, August 15
“The Crown v Atwood” (9:00 – 10:00 P.M. EDT)
Stan and Gwen face-off in the courtroom as the “Grace case” finally begins. Natalie and Bruno try to find new evidence to prove Grace’s innocence before it’s too late, and Grace pursues another way of gaining her freedom.

Monday, August 22
“What Did You Do?” – Summer Finale
(9:00 – 10:00 P.M. EDT)
The verdict is in and Molly Ryan’s killer is finally revealed.

Pretty Little Liars

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Tuesday, August 2
“Wanted: Dead or Alive” (8:00 – 9:00 P.M. EDT)
As the police gain new leads in Rollins’ disappearance, the Liars wonder if he really is dead while someone else meets his/her end.

Tuesday, August 9
“Original G’A’ngsters” (8:00 – 9:00 P.M. EDT)
Jason returns to town to stop Ali from getting too close to Mary. The girls learn something new about Mrs. DiLaurentis and Mary that leads them to storm the cellar full of clues.

Tuesday, August 16
“Exes and OMGs” (8:00 – 9:00 P.M. EDT)
Emily goes up for a position as the Rosewood High swim coach, only to learn that ex-girlfriend Paige is also up for the job. Hanna is visited by Grunwald after she has a vision that the PLLs are in danger.

Tuesday, August 23
“The Wrath of Kahn” (8:00 – 9:00 P.M. EDT)
One of the PLLs goes rogue to prove that Noel is “AD,” while the others try to find evidence to support her theory and worry about her emotional state.

Tuesday, August 30
“The DArkest Knight” – Summer Finale
(8:00 – 9:00 P.M. EDT)
All hell breaks loose and the PLLs confront old foes head-on.

Dead Of Summer

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Tuesday, August 2
“The Dharma Bums” (9:00 – 10:00 P.M. EDT)
The counselors turn to drastic measures to get answers about the recent events happening at Camp Stillwater.

Tuesday, August 9
“Townie” (9:00 – 10:00 P.M. EDT)
It’s Color Wars day at Camp Stillwater and Sykes is getting closer to figuring out the strange things that have been happening at camp.

 Tuesday, August 16
“The Devil Inside” (9:00 – 10:00 P.M. EDT)
The remaining camp counselors are divided in their belief on if they solved the mystery of Camp Stillwater.

Tuesday, August 23
“Home Sweet Home” (9:00 – 10:00 P.M. EDT)
The counselors confront the evil that lurks in the lake of Camp Stillwater.

Tuesday, August 30
“Let Love Rule” – Summer Finale
(9:00 – 10:00 P.M. EDT)
The terrifying summer at Camp Stillwater comes to an end in the season finale of “Dead of Summer.”

Young & Hungry

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Wednesday, August 3
“Young & Screwed” – Summer Finale
(8:00 – 8:30 P.M. EDT)
When termites force Gabi, Sofia and Yolanda out of their apartment building, they all temporarily move in with Josh. But Josh and Gabi are uncomfortable staying under the same roof.  Meanwhile, Elliot and Alan also stay over at Josh’s in lieu of a vacation.

Baby Daddy

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Wednesday, August 3
“My Fair Emma” – Summer Finale
(8:30 – 9:00 P.M. EDT)
As things are rapidly changing, the group must decide what’s next for them individually and together.

Cheer Squad

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Monday, August 22
“Building a New Dream Team” – Series Premiere
(10:00 – 11:00 P.M. EDT)
Hot off the heels of the World Cheerleading Championships, The Great White Sharks must build a new dream team. Seasoned veterans and fresh faces face off in open tryouts as they attempt to earn a coveted spot.

Tuesday, August 23
“Standing Out and Fitting In” (10:00 – 11:00 P.M. EDT)
With a new team roster, the Sharks head to the super elite Hot Shots skills camp in Miami. But, the newly minted team is struggling to perform. Can they pull it together and prove they are worthy of the invite?

Wednesday, August 24
“Summer Heat” (10:00 – 11:00 P.M. EDT)
The Sharks are performing for the first time in front of thousands of football fans during a Toronto Argonauts game, after which their coach wrestles with the toughest decision to date: Which player will lose their spot and become the alternate?

Thursday, August 25
“Showcase Showdown” (10:00 – 11:00 P.M. EDT)
The Sharks are performing at Chomp Down, their first major event of the season and the whole globe will be watching thanks to social media. Can they deliver a heart-stopping routine that’s worthy of their World Championship reputation?

Friday, August 26
“Stage Fright” (10:00 – 11:00 P.M. EDT)
A blowout between Coach Ali and her veterans, along with a shocking injury and a rink full of distractions threatens to ruin the Sharks first competition of the season.

Monday, August 29 
“Desperate Measures” (10:00 – 11:00 P.M. EDT)
With a big showcase looming, Ali recruits a former star, the veterans take teambuilding to the extreme and the bickering Twins attempt to help Nubs prepare for her prom.

Tuesday, August 30 
“Texas Stars” (10:00 – 11:00 P.M. EDT)
The Sharks are in Dallas defending their title at one of the world’s largest cheer events while the Twins challenge Knoxy to their own high-stakes competition, and Dani is surprised by some unexpected guests.

Wednesday, August 31
“Rock Bottom” (10:00 – 11:00 P.M. EDT)
Tattoos, a donkey sanctuary, and a radical coaching change are all part of the last-ditch effort by the Sharks to bounce back before their next big competition.

Freeform Network Premieres

Saturday, August 6
The Fast and the Furious (2001)
(6:00 – 8:45 P.M. EDT)
Los Angeles police officer Brian O’Connor (Paul Walker) must decide where his loyalties really lie when he becomes enamored with the street racing world, he has been sent undercover to destroy. This fast-paced automotive thriller from director Rob Cohen also stars Vin Diesel, Jordana Brewster and Michelle Rodriguez.

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)
(11:15 P.M. – 2:00 A.M. EDT)
Director Justin Lin picks up where John Singleton left off in the latest installment of the supercharged “Fast and the Furious” film series. A teenager (Lucas Black) becomes a major competitor in the world of underground Japanese drift racing after moving in with his father to avoid a jail sentence in America. The film also stars Shad Moss (Bow Wow) and Nathalie Kelley.

Wednesday, August 10
Runaway Bride (1999)
(8:30 – 11:00 P.M. EDT)
The late director Garry Marshall reunites Richard Gere and Julia Roberts in this romantic comedy about a columnist (Gere), fired by his editor/ex-wife for being too chauvinistic, who tries to redeem himself by chasing a story on spec about a woman (Roberts) who habitually jilts her fiances at the altar.

Friday, August 12
Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns (2008)
(6:00 – 8:30 P.M. EDT)
When Chicago-based single mother Brenda (Angela Bassett) sets out for Georgia to attend a funeral, the once fretful mother is pleasantly surprised to discover that there is a whole side of the family she never knew existed. A crass but good-natured clan that welcomes Brenda and her children with open arms, the Browns’ lazy summer afternoons and frequent trips to the county fair offer a much-needed contrast to the stress of surviving inner-city life. Writer/director/actor Tyler Perry reprises his role as indomitable, law-breaking grandmother Madea in a comedy that proves sometimes second chances come when you least expect them.

Tyler Perry’s Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)
(8:30 – 11:00 P.M. EDT)
Married for 18 years to one of Atlanta’s most successful attorneys, Helen McCarter (Kimberly Elise) seems to have it all. But on their anniversary, Charles (Steve Harris) drops a bombshell on Helen – he’s divorcing her for another woman. With nowhere to go, Helen moves in with her grandmother Madea (Tyler Perry), a sassy woman with no shortage of opinions. Soon the divorcée meets handsome Orlando (Shemar Moore), but is she ready to trust a man again with her broken heart? Adapted from the popular stage play by Tyler Perry, “Diary of a Mad Black Woman” marks the first feature-film credit for successful music video director Darren R. Grant.

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