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Freeform Announces New Unscripted Series ‘Grand Cayman: Secrets In Paradise’ & ‘Wayne Brady: The Family Remix’

Freeform is expanding its unscripted slate with two new series.

The network announced Wednesday that it has two new reality series set to premiere this year — Grand Cayman: Secrets in Paradise and Wayne Brady: The Family Remix. Details on both series are below.

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The news comes as Freeform wrapped one of its flagship scripted series, Good Trouble, on Tuesday after five seasons. Grown-ish, another young adult series that helped the network usher in its new era once it rebranded from ABC Family, is also ending this month.

The network is now focused on repositioning its programming once again to include a larger slate of unscripted original series. The two newly announced series join the existing slate that includes Chrissy & Dave Dine Out, and the upcoming Royal Rules of Ohio and Sasha Reid & The Midnight Order.

Debuting on April 9, Grand Cayman: Secrets in Paradise is described as a “docusoap” that follows a group of uber-rich and on-the-rise locals and expats navigating the rocky waters of their relationships, friendships, and careers in the paradise of the island.

The series stars Elizabeth Chambers, Selita Ebanks, Courtney McTaggart, Craig Jervis, Julian Foster, Aaron Bernardo, Cass Lacelle, Victoria Jurkowski, Chelsea Flynn, Teri Bilewitch, Trevor Coleman, Dillon Claassens, and Connor Bunney.

Executive producers are Aaron Rothman, Josh Halpert, Jessica Chesler, Jesse Light via Haymaker East; Sean Rankine and Mark Seliga via This Way Out Media. Johnny Fountain and Camilo Valdes also serve as executive producers. Chambers and Ebanks serve as producers.

As for Wayne Brady: The Family Remix, no release date has been announced yet, though Freeform says it will debut sometime in the summer. As the name suggests, the series will follow the actor and his family during their day-to-day life.

Here’s a logline for the series:

What happens when an entertainer so iconic peels back the curtain on the realities of an unexpected life? In “Wayne Brady: The Family Remix,” Brady has turned the term “modern family” on its head. He’s still best friends with his ex-wife, soulmate, and business partner, Mandie Taketa. Together, they co-parent their 21-year-old daughter, Maile Brady, a student and aspiring artist, as well as running their production company, A Wayne & Mandie Creative (“Wayne Brady’s Comedy IQ”). Jason Fordham, Mandie’s life partner since 2009, handles the family’s cinematography and post-production; and Mandie and Jason have an almost 3-year-old son, Sundance-Isamu.

Wayne Brady: The Family Remix is a production of Fremantle and A Wayne & Mandie Creative.

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