Despite declining ratings over the last couple of years, Freeform renewed The Fosters TV show for a fifth season, ensuring it has 100 episodes, for a good sized syndication package. How much longer will this series continue? Will The Fosters be cancelled or renewed for season six? Stay tuned.
A Freeform family drama, The Fosters stars Teri Polo, Sherri Saum, Hayden Byerly, Noah Centineo, David Lambert, Maia Mitchell, and Cierra Ramirez. The story centers on Stef Foster (Polo), a dedicated police officer, and school administrator Lena Adams (Saum). An interracial lesbian couple, Stef and Lena are raising a blended family of foster, biological, and adopted kids, in San Diego.
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 fourth season of The Fosters averaged a 0.34 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 804,000 viewers.
What do you think? Do you like The Fosters TV series? Should it be cancelled or renewed for a sixth season on Freeform?
1/3/18 update: Freeform has announced The Fosters will end after five seasons and a summer event series, but the story will continue. Details here.