Is good news in store for the Foster family? Has The Fosters TV show been cancelled or renewed for a fifth season on Freeform? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of The Fosters, season five. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?
What’s This TV Show About?
Airing on [su_freeform], The Fosters follows dedicated police officer, Stef Foster (Teri Polo), and school administrator, Lena Adams (Sherri Saum). An interracial lesbian couple, Stef and Lena are raising a blended family of foster, biological, and adopted kids, in San Diego. The TV show’s cast also includes Hayden Byerly, Noah Centineo, David Lambert, Maia Mitchell, Danny Nucci, and Cierra Ramirez.
Season Four Ratings
The fourth season of The Fosters averaged a 0.34 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 804,000 viewers. Compared to season three, that’s down by 16% in the demo and down by 20% in viewers. Learn how The Fosters stacks up against the other Freeform TV shows.
On January 10, 2017, The Fosters was renewed for a fifth season.
Season five premiered on July 11, 2017 at 8:00pm ET/PT.
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Since it is one of the cable channel’s stronger shows, it comes as little surprise that Freeform renewed The Fosters for a fifth season. One hundred episodes is a good sized package to sell in syndication.
Still, I don’t think fans should be too surprised if season five ends up being the final season. Remember the fate of Switched at Birth. While its fourth season received higher ratings than current season averages for The Fosters, eventually, Freeform confirmed season five would spell the end of that family drama. We’ll have to wait and see how The Fosters’ story unfolds.
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