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Recovery Road Cancelled at Freeform

Its the end of the road for Recovery Road. Freeform has cancelled the series after one season, TVLine has confirmed. Executive producer Holly Sorensen broke the news via Twitter on Friday evening. i am as proud of @RecoveryRoad as anything ive done and i didn't create it. im heartbroken it ends after ten amazing episodes. [] //tvline.com/2016/05/13/recovery-road-cancelled-freeform-season-2/

Recovery Road: Kyla Pratt Breaks Down Trish's Devastating Twist

  [Warning: The following contains spoilers for Monday's episode of Recovery Road. Read at your own risk!] Recovery Road has purposefully balanced its dark episodes with lighter fare to give a multifaceted look at the life of addicts. Monday's episode went very dark though as it became obvious that ...   Read More...   //www.tvguide.com/news/recovery-road-kyla-pratt-breaks-down-trishs-devastating-twist/?rss=breakingnews

Mischa Barton's 'Millennial Grace Kelly' Checks Into Recovery Road (Video)

Welcome to rehab, bitch! The O.C.s Mischa Barton returns to her small-screen roots in Monday's episode of Recovery Road (Freeform, 9/8c), playing a former child star-turned-hot mess-turned-sober icon-turned-spectacularly relapsed DUI car crash headline, as Vern (Daniel Franzese) describes in this exclusive sneak peek. When Barton's Olivia shows up at the sober living facility, Vern can't contain... //tvline.com/2016/02/12/mischa-barton-recovery-road-season-1-video/

2015: The Year Mental Illness Finally Got Some Respect on TV

Mental health on TV has been enjoying a quiet transformation in recent years, and in 2015, the change grew louder. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is using a musical format to highlight the complexities of anxiety and depression. You're the Worst' s Gretchen Cutler got one of the more interesting   and  accurate representations of depression on TV. BoJack Horseman s bright, silly universe belies its title characters depression and substance abuse . Where depictions on TV were once almost exclusively demeaning and dismissive, many now feel nuanced and compassionate. A lack of funding for research into how shows shade their characters with mental illness, and how those characters impact viewers, means theres not much hard proof that mental illness in general is less stigmatized. But many mental-health advocates agree theyve seen a gradual change, even if, as one researcher put it, theyre still waiting for their own so-called Will & Grace moment: a show with the longevity, popularity, range of characters, and critical acclaim to set the tone for portraying a marginalized community in a positive light. Read More...

Find Out When Pretty Little Liars, The Fosters and More ABC Family Shows Return

  ABC Family, which will be going by the name of Freeform in January, has announced more of its winter lineup. We knew that Pretty Little Liars ' sixth season will kick off on Tuesday, Jan. 12 at 8/7c, followed by the series premiere of the Mortal Instruments fantasy series Shadowhunters , and now we ...   Read More...   //www.tvguide.com/news/pretty-little-liars-young-and-hungry-premieres-abc-family-freeform/?rss=breakingnews

ABC Family's 'Recovery Road' Lands Laura San Giacomo (Exclusive)

The addiction drama, based on author Blake Nelson's YA book, premieres in 2016.   Read More... //feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/ajOrgKsnpEo/story01.htm