3 Young Adult Shows to Watch on Freeform

As we continue this article series with Freeform, it’s worth noting that some young adult shows are available on several different platforms. That spells true with Freeform shows, as they can be found on Hulu and maybe even Netflix.

Freeform is generally known as a channel for young adults. So there are plenty of related shows found on the network. If you want to watch some of the sitcoms, the Freeform website/app provides direct access to the content. While you’re in quarantine, here are a few shows to potentially check out:


This is a spin-off version of the hit ABC show Black-ish. Grown-ish follows Dre (Anthony Anderson) and Bow Johnson’s (Tracee Ellis Ross) daughter Zoey (Yara Shahidi) at college.

The younger Johnson begins her college journey at Cal U. and must now deal with adulthood and learn more about herself. The series is empowering, as it depicts authentic situations and brings to light issues that exist in society today. This includes the need for safe spaces, analyzing diversity, and more.

Not only that, but Grown-ish is an enjoyable series that features a wide variety of characters, including Zoey’s close friends Ana (Francia Raisa) and Nomi (Emily Arlook), the passionate Aaron (Trevor Jackson), twins Jazz (Chloe Bailey) and Sky (Halle Bailey), laid-back Luca (Luka Sabbat), and the energetic Vivek (Jordan Buhat).

The series just finished airing its third season and is scheduled to return for a fourth. Most of the episodes are available on the Freeform app or Hulu.

Famous In Love

Following that college theme, Famous in Love is a young adult drama focused on the life of college student Paige Townsen (Bella Thorne) and how her life drastically changes when she is cast in a Hollywood production. However, an ordinary person must deal with the inside rumblings of the highly-glamorized entertainment industry.

In the process, she deals with movie stars, trying to set a normal work-life balance, maintaining friendships, and learning how Hollywood truly works. The series also features Carter Jenkins, Keith Powers, Georgie Flores, Perrey Reeves, Charlie DePew, and more.

Famous in Love has two seasons that can be found on the Freeform app.

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Good Trouble

Finally, Good Trouble succeeds the long-lasting Freeform drama The Fosters. This series centers around two of the characters from the previous show, Callie (Maia Mitchell) and Mariana (Cierra Ramirez), as they enter the real world and deal with the true challenges of adulthood.

The sisters move from San Diego to Los Angeles together where they begin work (Callie in law and Mariana in engineering). They meet tons of new people, including new friends, co-workers, other professionals, and romantic interests.

In addition, for you Fosters fans, the original cast members do make appearances in Good Trouble! This series regularly stars Beau Mirchoff, Roger Bart, Zuri Adele, and more!

Good Trouble just finished airing its second season and is slated to return for a third.

In conclusion, there are plenty of other shows to check out on Freeform such as Twisted, Shadowhunters, Switched at Birth, and more!

So is Freeform a network you check out for great shows?