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“Young & Hungry’s” fifth season will be supersized.
Freeform has given a back order to the comedy, well ahead of its Season 5 premiere, bringing the season to a total of 20 episodes, a source tells Variety. The season will be split into two parts with the first half debuting on Monday, Mar. 13 at 8:00 p.m, and the second half airing at a later date.
Each season of “Young & Hungry” has spanned for 10 episodes, except for its sophomore season, which had 20 episodes. The comedy was renewed for a fifth season back in Oct. 2016.
The back order comes after “Young & Hungry’s” fourth season wrapped up in August 2016, performing well in young, female-skewing demos in its Wednesday at 8 p.m. timeslot. The show ranked as the top original ad-supported cable comedy for the summer season among Adults 18-34.
The series follows the complicated relationship between a wealthy entrepreneur, Josh (Jonathan Sadowski), who hires a food blogger, Gabi »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
Freeform is serving up more Young & Hungry.
The network has ordered more episodes of the comedy, which stars Emily Osment, Jonathan Sadowski, Aimee Carrero, Kym Whitley and Rex Lee. The fifth season will debut on March 13 at 8:00 p.m., while back half of the season will air at a later date.
In the fourth season finale, Gabi (Osment) and Josh (Sadowski) decided to be “friends with benefits,” much to the group’s chagrin, after their previous attempts at a relationship went awry. In the new season, the pair try to prove to everyone that »
- Bryn Elise Sandberg
Managers Daniel Pancotto and Jon Kanak, who have been helping lead the expansion of Magnet Management, have just been promoted. Pancott, who represents Tom Cavanaugh from CW’s The Flash and Jonathan Sadowski from Young and Hungry, has been named Head of Talent at the firm, while Kanak has been named Head of International. Pancotto also reps breakout Flash star Carlos Valdes. Kanak reps Marcus Kryler & Fredrik Akerstrom (Hummingbird, Battlefield One), Tom Daley (Tiger House… »
3 items from 2017
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