Word is that season two of the Shadowhunters TV show will be quite different from the first season. Freeform has also ordered more than 50% more episodes this time around. Will this help draw better ratings? Will Shadowhunters be renewed for a third season or, will it be cancelled instead? Stay tuned.
On the Shadowhunters TV show, young Clary Fray (Katherine McNamara) celebrates her 18th birthday at a New York City nightclub and sees a group of teenagers with supernatural abilities attacking a demon. She realizes that she is the only person who can see them and later learns that she’s one of a long line of demon hunters. When her mother is kidnapped, she must join other hunters to try to save her, all while learning about her new supernatural abilities. The rest of the Freeform cast includes Matthew Daddario, Alberto Rosende, Dominic Sherwood, Harry Shum Jr., Emeraude Toubia, and Isaiah Mustafa.
4/21 Update: Shadowhunters has been renewed for season three on Freeform. Details here.
Below are the show’s TV ratings, typically the best way to tell if the series will be cancelled or renewed. These figures will be updated as the weeks progress.
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For comparisons: The first season of the Shadowhunters TV show averaged a 0.41 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 960,000 viewers.
Note: These ratings are collected by the Nielsen company and are the final national numbers. The final nationals are typically released within 24 hours of the programming or, in the case of weekends and holidays, a couple days later.
What do you think? Do you like the Shadowhunters TV show on Freeform? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a third season?