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Recovery Road - Episode 1.01 - Blackout - Press Release


When Maddie gets busted for possessing alcohol at school, she's forced to choose between expulsion and rehab in the series premiere of "Recovery Road," airing 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.

When her high school guidance counselor confronts Maddie about the severity of the situation, Maddie can't see the problem with her hard-partying ways. Forced to face facts, Maddie makes the difficult decision to live with other recovering addicts at a sober living facility at night. She's determined to keep it all a secret from her peers as she continues her regular high school routine by day.

The premiere episode, titled "Blackout," was written by Bert V. Royal and Karen DiConcetto and directed by Lawrence Trilling.
Based on the popular young adult novel by Blake Nelson, "Recovery Road" stars Jessica Sula ("Skins") as Maddie, Sebastian de Souza ("The Borgias"), Sharon Leal ("Dreamgirls"), Alexis Carra ("Mixology"), Daniel Franzese ("Mean Girls"), Kyla Pratt ("Dr. Doolittle"), 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.

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