Freeform’s new comedy series “Alone Together” won’t premiere for nearly three months, but once it does it will stick around for a while.

The channel announced Wednesday that it’s picking up a second season of the show, about the friendship between two “overlooked millennial misfits.” It stars comedians Esther Povitsky and Benji Aflalo, who also co-created the show with Eben Russell.

“Alone Together” is scheduled to premiere Jan. 10 on Freeform, where it will be paired with “Black-ish” spinoff “Grown-ish.”

“I’m so grateful to Freeform for this crazy opportunity,” Povitsky says in a statement. “Plus, you know the saying: ‘second season, second dog.’ I’ll see you guys at the animal shelter.”

“Season 1 was so fun,” adds Aflalo. “If we did not get a Season 2, I was gonna dedicate my life to some sort of charity because I’m a really good person on the side.”

“Alone Together” will follow Esther and Benji as they try to navigate life in Los Angeles, leaning on each other as they go. Season 1 will find them shooting their own music video and living as retirees, among other things.

In addition to the three creators, the show is executive produced by the Lonely Island team of Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer.

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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