First Three Episodes of “Recovery Road” Available on Digital and On Demand
FIRST THREE EPISODES OF “RECOVERY ROAD” AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL AND ON DEMAND THROUGH JANUARY 25TH PREMIERE
Series Theme Song Also Available for Purchase
Burbank, CA (December 18, 2015) – Today ABC Family (soon to be Freeform) announced the first three episodes of upcoming series “Recovery Road” will be available on several digital platforms beginning today and available until the series premiere. “Recovery Road” will premiere on Monday, January 25th at 9:00 PM ET/PT on Freeform, the new name for ABC Family. ABC Family is becoming Freeform on January 12, 2016.
The series will make the first three episodes available in their entirety on the WATCH ABC Family app, Hulu, and Video on Demand. In addition, the premiere episode “Blackout” will be available as a free digital download on iTunes, Amazon Video, and Google Play. The series theme song, “My Time” by Sucré, is also available for purchase as a download starting today (link to purchase).
“Recovery Road,”based on the popular young adult novel by Blake Nelson, focuses on a teenage girl dealing with addiction. Maddie has a reputation as a party girl who doesn’t think she has a problem, until she’s confronted one day by her school guidance counselor and is forced to choose between expulsion and rehab. Maddie makes the difficult decision to live with other recovering addicts at a sober living facility while facing the daily pressures of teenage life.
“Recovery Road” stars Jessica Sula (“Skins”) as Maddie, Sebastian De Souza (“The Borgias”), Sharon Leal (“Dreamgirls”), Alexis Carra (“Mixology”), Kyla Pratt (“Dr. Doolittle”), Daniel Franzese (“Mean Girls”), and David Witts (“EastEnders”). The pilot was written by Bert V. Royal (“Easy A”) and Karen DiConcetto (“Ruby & The Rockits”), who will also serve as executive producers, alongside Holly Sorenson (“Make It or Break It”), Danielle VonZerneck (“Left to Die”), and Craig Piligian (“Abducted: The Carlina White Story”), and Beth Miller (“Revenge of the Bridesmaids”) from Pilgrim Studios.
Part of the Disney/ABC Television Group, ABC Family (to be renamed Freeform on January 12, 2016) is distributed in 94 million homes. The network connects to audiences and goes beyond entertainment with bold original programming and immersive social engagement. The network delivers a unique mix of quality original and acquired series, plus fan favorite movies and the holiday events “13 Nights of Halloween” and “25 Days of Christmas”. WATCH ABC Family (also to be renamed Freeform) is a service which allows viewers with participating TV subscription services access to 24/7 live viewing of the network, as well as continued on-demand access via a wide array of devices.