Get Ready For More Shadowhunters!
Yesterday was a happy day for Shadowhunters fans. Freeform has confirmed that a second season of the show is on the way, the Shadowhunters cast announced the news via Facebook Live Chat with the fans. The news of a second season doesn’t come as a big surprise for some, considering the high number of viewers the show got on it’s debut:
“Shadowhunters” launched as Freeform’s #2 series premiere on record in Adults 18-49 (1.6 million) and Adults 25-54 (1.4 million) and its #1 series launch of all time in Men 18-49 and Men 25-54 and #3 launch on record in Total Viewers (2.9 million). “Shadowhunters” is also a social media powerhouse with the series being, season–to-date, the #4 most engaging scripted series overall across all TV with over 17.7 million engagements, well ahead of established series such as “Arrow” (5.4 million), “The Flash” (6.9 million), “Vampire Diaries” (3.9 million) and “The Originals” (2.6 million). Likewise, the series outperforms newer fantasy series including “Supergirl” (2.8 million), “Legends of Tomorrow” (4.5 million) and “The Shannara Chronicles” (3.8 million). Since the launch, “Shadowhunters” has amassed over 7.5 million long-form views, making it the network’s #2 series, behind only “Pretty Little Liars.”
Fans have been showing their excitement all over twitter, making #ShadowhuntersSeason2 a worldwide trending topic at the top spots ever since the news broke. There are 5 episodes left to air of the first season, so make sure you don’t miss anything as, according to the cast and writers, the best is yet to come. The season one finale will air on Tuesday, April 5 on Freeform.
Let us know in the comments what would you like to see on the second season of Shadowhunters!
“Shadowhunters” airs Tuesdays at 9|10c. on Freeform, the new name for ABC Family.