The Fosters, one of the longest running series in Freeform network, has been renewed for another season. It is likely to premiere some time around summer, following the trends of the previous seasons. The current season will return after a hiatus at the end of January.
Freeform Network Orders The Fosters Season 5
During its long run, the series has managed to maintain strong ratings. It has also been the no. 1 scripted cable series in terms of total viewers and key adult and female demos.
The series could secure almost 7 million in total views. With 4 million adults and another additional 4.4 million consumer engagement over VOD/STB and digital platforms, the Deadline reported.
Freeform announced the news on Tuesday. The renewal came alongside The Bachelor spin-off Happily Ever After? Season 2.
The show is currently on midseason hiatus and is set to return later this month with a few more episodes. The return of the series is a delightful news for the fans, who are waiting for the rest of the episodes.
The Fosters, executive produced by Jennifer Lopez, has won a Television Academy Honors Award and GLAAD Media Award, Variety reported. Aside from that, another achievement is set to be recorded by the show as its Season 5 will also mark their 100th episode.
Other Freeform Shows Update Besides The Fosters Season 5 Renewal
The Fosters is not the only show in Freeform network that is set to make a return for the next season. It will also bring back Ben and Lauren: Happily Ever After? which is the spinoff of The Bachelor. The Buddy TV reported that second season will now center around two other cast members from The Bachelor Season 20.
The air date for The Fosters season 5 is still not known. However, the series will return with season 4B on January 31 at 8/7c.
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