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|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||8|
|Running time||25–31 minutes|
|Production company||Crazy Cat Lady Entertainment|
|Original release||February 2, 2023|
|On My Block|
Freeridge is an American teen comedy-drama series created by Lauren Iungerich, Eddie Gonzalez, Jeremy Haft, Jamie Dooner, and Jamie Uyeshiro that premiered on Netflix on February 2, 2023. It is a spin-off of On My Block. In April 2023, the series was canceled after one season.
Cast and characters
- Keyla Monterroso Mejia as Gloria, the leader of the friend group
- Bryana Salaz as Ines, Gloria's younger sister
- Tenzing Norgay Trainor as Cameron, the only male in the friend group who is a proud bisexual. He has a boyfriend, but is still hung up on Demi whom he has a crush on since they were 12 years old.
- Ciara Riley Wilson as Demi, the friend who is interested in spirituality and Cameron's best friend
- Peggy Blow as Mariluna, a woman who is interested in getting the box the friend group have
- Zaire Adams as Andre, Cameron's boyfriend
- Paula Garces as Geny, Gloria and Ines' neighbor. Garces reprises her role from On My Block.
- Eric Gutierrez as Ruben, Geny's husband. Gutierrez reprises his role from On My Block.
- JeanPaul SanPedro as Javier, Gloria and Ines' dad who is a widower
- J.R. Villarreal as Tonio, Gloria and Ines' uncle and Javier's brother
- Michael Solomon as Rusty, a new classmate of Gloria and Ines' whom Tonio hired as an assistant
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original release date|
|1||"The Box"||Lauren Iungerich||Jamie Uyeshiro|
|February 2, 2023|
|2||"Cake"||Lauren Iungerich||Lauren Iungerich||February 2, 2023|
|3||"Cinnamon"||Eli Gonda||Jamie Uyeshiro||February 2, 2023|
|4||"Dead Mom"||Arlyn Richardson||Veronica Rodriguez||February 2, 2023|
|5||"Edward Claw Hands"||Joe Suarez||Christy Stratton||February 2, 2023|
|6||"Revenge"||Paula Garces||Jamie Uyeshiro||February 2, 2023|
|7||"Karmic Coincidence"||Eli Gonda||Lauren Iungeric|
|February 2, 2023|
|8||"Thanksgiving"||Lauren Iungerich||Lauren Iungerich||February 2, 2023|
On September 27, 2021, a spin-off of On My Block, titled as Freeridge was ordered to series by Netflix. It is created and executive produced by Lauren Iungerich, Eddie Gonzalez, Jeremy Haft, Jamie Dooner, and Jamie Uyeshiro. On October 8, 2021, Bryana Salaz, Keyla Monterroso Mejia, Ciara Riley Wilson, and Shiv Pai were cast to star. On November 4, 2022, Tenzing Norgay Trainor and Peggy Blow joined the cast in undisclosed capacities. The series was filmed from May 9 to July 5, 2022 in Los Angeles. On December 16, 2022, it was reported that Michael Solomon was cast to star and Trainor is part of the starring cast. The series was released on February 2, 2023. On April 12, 2023, it was reported that the series was canceled after one season.
The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported an 80% approval rating with an average rating of 6.8/10, based on 10 critic reviews. Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 77 out of 100 based on 4 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".
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- ^ a b Otterson, Joe (April 12, 2023). "'On My Block' Spinoff 'Freeridge' Canceled at Netflix After One Season". Variety. Archived from the original on April 13, 2023. Retrieved April 12, 2023.
- ^ Swift, Andy (October 8, 2021). "On My Block Spinoff Freeridge Reveals Its New Core Four — First Look". TVLine. Archived from the original on October 8, 2021. Retrieved October 8, 2021.
- ^ Hailu, Selome (November 4, 2022). "'On My Block' Spinoff 'Freeridge' at Netflix Casts Tenzing Norgay Trainor and Peggy Blow (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Archived from the original on December 16, 2022. Retrieved December 16, 2022.
- ^ Sheehan, Sofia (January 8, 2023). "'Freeridge': Release Window, Cast, Plot, and Everything We Know so Far About the 'On My Block' Spin-Off". Collider. Archived from the original on January 16, 2023. Retrieved January 15, 2023.
- ^ "Freeridge: Season 1". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved March 8, 2023.
- ^ "Freeridge: Season 1". Metacritic. Retrieved February 3, 2023.