Clary Fray lives to fight another day. The Shadowhunters TV show has been renewed for season three, Freeform confirms. Below, watch the cast announce the third season renewal. The second half of Shadowhunters, season two, returns to Freeform on Monday, June 5th, at 8:00pm ET/PT. Season three will premiere in 2018.
A Shadowhunters cancellation was not expected. Last week, we reported production on season three would begin in August. The Freeform series stars Katherine McNamara, Matthew Daddario, Alberto Rosende, Dominic Sherwood, Harry Shum Jr., Emeraude Toubia, and Isaiah Mustafa.
Shadowhunters: Freeform Picks Up a Third Season of the Hit Saga Series ‘Shadowhunters’
‘SHADOWHUNTERS’ ENTERS ROUND THREE IN THE BATTLE OF GOOD VS. EVIL
AS FREEFORM PICKS UP A THIRD SEASON OF THE HIT SAGA SERIES
Freeform will be bringing back their hit original saga series “Shadowhunters” for a third season to air in 2018. The network announced the news today via a Facebook live interview with cast members from the Toronto-based set. Fans can view here.
“Shadowhunters” returns for the second half of season two on MONDAY, JUNE 5 (8:00 – 9:00 p.m. EDT), with Shadowhunters and Downworlders reeling from what happened at the New York Institute in the winter finale. As the rift between the two sides grows larger, the team and their Downworld friends and lovers are put in the middle of the dangerous divide. Torn between the Clave’s rules and what they feel is right, Clary, Jace, Alec and Isabelle struggle to help forge a new beginning. Relationships will be tested, a new Shadowhunter named Sebastian will join the fray and the Seelie Queen will step out of the shadows in the summer season.
“Shadowhunters” is produced by Constantin Film and executive produced by Todd Slavkin, Darren Swimmer, McG, Michael Reisz, Matt Hastings, Mary Viola, Martin Moszkowicz and Robert Kulzer. The series stars Katherine McNamara as Clary Fray, Dominic Sherwood as Jace Wayland, Alberto Rosende as Simon Lewis, Emeraude Toubia as Isabelle Lightwood, Matthew Daddario as Alec Lightwood, Isaiah Mustafa as Luke Garroway and Harry Shum Jr. as Magnus Bane.
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Shadowhunters: A Look at the Ratings
The second season of Shadowhunters is averaging a 0.28 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 699,000 viewers. Compared to the season one, that’s down by 32% in the demo and down by 27% in viewers. Learn how Shadowhunters stacks up against the other Freeform TV shows.
What do you think? Did you expect the Shadowhunters TV series to be cancelled or renewed for season three on Freeform?