Freeform has revealed the premiere date for the forthcoming family drama Party of Five ahead of its preview screening at the Tribeca TV Festival. The reboot of the classic ’90s series will debut on January 8. To add to the news of its premiere, Freeform has also released an extended first look at the drama — and you might want to have a couple of tissues handy because you are guaranteed to cry your eyes out.
The original premiered in 1994 and followed the Salinger siblings whose parents died in a car crash and follows their struggle with loss. The new series comes from Sony Pictures Television retells the story through a different modern-day lens and follows the Acosta children as they navigate daily life struggles to survive as a family unit after their parents are suddenly deported back to Mexico. The new iteration comes from original series creators Amy Lippman and Christopher Keyser and tells the story of a young family bound by adversity.