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Actress With Autism Starring In New TV Show

A new comedy is headed to television featuring a teen with autism who’s played by an actress on the spectrum.

“Everything’s Gonna Be Okay” is one of several new shows Freeform hyped this week at the upfronts, a week of events held every year where television executives pitch advertisers on their slate of shows for the upcoming season.

The show is about a 25-year-old who’s left to hold everything together for his two teenage half-sisters after their father becomes terminally ill. One of the half-sisters, Matilda, has autism.

A new comedy is headed to television featuring a teen with autism who’s played by an actress on the spectrum.

“Everything’s Gonna Be Okay” is one of several new shows Freeform hyped this week at the upfronts, a week of events held every year where television executives pitch advertisers on their slate of shows for the upcoming season.

The show is about a 25-year-old who’s left to hold everything together for his two teenage half-sisters after their father becomes terminally ill. One of the half-sisters, Matilda, has autism.