There’s good news for the Foster household. Freeform has renewed The Fosters TV show for a fifth season. The drama will reach the 100 episode landmark during season five.
The Fosters revolves around an interracial lesbian couple who are raising a blended family of foster, biological, and adopted kids in San Diego. The Freeform TV show’s cast includes Teri Polo, Sherri Saum, Hayden Byerly, Noah Centineo, David Lambert, Maia Mitchell, Danny Nucci, and Cierra Ramirez.
Season four began airing in June 2016 and 10 episodes aired before the series went on a break. Those installments have averaged a 0.38 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 891,000 viewers (live+SD ratings). Season four resumes on January 31st.
Here’s the press note:
Freeform’s critically acclaimed family drama “The Fosters” has been greenlit for a fifth season, which will bring the series to the momentous 100-episode mark. The network will premiere all-new episodes from the fourth season on Tuesday, January 31, at 8:00 p.m. EST.
During summer 2016, “The Fosters” was the No. 1 scripted cable series in its time period in Total Viewers (1.6 million) and across key Adult and Female demographics (18-34/18-49/12-34). The series reached almost 7 million Total Viewers, including nearly 4 million Adults 18-49, and generated an additional 4.4 million consumer engagements across digital platforms and VOD/STB. Overall, “The Fosters” was the No. 2 scripted basic cable series of the summer in Women 18-34 and the No. 2 basic cable drama in Viewers 12-34 and Females 12-34, behind only “Pretty Little Liars.”
Winner of a Television Academy Honors Award and GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Drama Series, “The Fosters” is executive produced by Jennifer Lopez, Bradley Bredeweg, Peter Paige, Joanna Johnson, Greg Gugliotta, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Benny Medina. “The Fosters” stars Teri Polo, Sherri Saum, Hayden Byerly, Noah Centineo, David Lambert, Maia Mitchell, Danny Nucci and Cierra Ramirez. The series is produced by Nuyorican Productions, Inc. in association with Freeform.
What do you think? Do you like The Fosters TV show on Freeform? Are you looking forward to the rest of season four? Are you glad that The Fosters has been renewed for a fifth season or, do you think it should have been cancelled instead?