FreeForm is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by ABC Family Worldwide Inc., a subsidiary of the Disney–ABC Television Group division of The Walt Disney Company. The channel generally offers contemporary as well as family-oriented programming aimed at a wide audience, but primarily features series and movies aimed at teenage girls and young women ages 14 to 34; its programming includes off-network syndicated reruns and original series, feature films and made-for-TV original movies, and some religious programming.

The network was founded in 1977 as an extension of televangelist Pat Robertson's Christian television ministry, and eventually evolved into a family-focused entertainment network as The Family Channel by 1990. In 1998, it was sold to Fox Kids Worldwide Inc. and renamed Fox Family. On October 24, 2001, Fox Family Channel and Fox Family Worldwide were sold to The Walt Disney Company, in a sale that also included Saban Entertainment.On October 6, 2015, Disney–ABC Television Group announced that the network would be rebranded as Freeform on January 1, 2016.

As of February 2015, ABC Family is available to approximately 94,406,000 pay television households (81.1% of households with at least one television set) in the United States.

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