First Look: Freeform Announces Premiere Of New Series “The Watchful Eye”

December 14, 2022

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Freeform has just shared the first look at their upcoming series “The Watchful Eye,” which premieres this January with double episodes debuting. All episodes will also be available on Hulu the day after they air.


The Watchful Eye” follows Elena Santos, a young woman with a complicated past, maneuvering her way into working as a live-in nanny for an affluent family in Manhattan. She quickly learns that everyone in the mysterious building has deadly secrets and ulterior motives. What they don’t know, however, is that Elena has some shocking secrets of her own.”


The cast for the 10-episode first season includes Amy Acker, Jon-Michael Ecker, Warren Christie, Aliyah Royale, Mariel Molino, and Baraka Rahmani, among others.


 Emily Fox (“Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist”) serves as showrunner for the series as well as an exacutive producer. Ryan Seacrest, Nina Wass, Andrea Shay and Jeffrey Reiner (also directed the pilot) also executive produce. The series is produced by ABC Signature, a part of Disney Television Studios. The series was created by Julie Durk (“Grace and Frankie”). 

Tune in to Freeform on Monday, January 30th for the premiere of this dark, pulse-pounding series.

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