March 14, 2016

It was announced today that Freeform has renewed Shadowhunters for a second season. The early pickup comes nine episodes into the show's run, with the good news arriving via an early-morning Facebook Live Chat with the show's cast.

Based on best-selling book series The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare, the fantasy drama has been drawing solid viewership since its launch early this year. The show also touts a strong social media presence, logging over 17 million engagements across social media platforms. New episodes are currently airing on Tuesday nights following Pretty Little Liars, with the first season set to wrap up on April 5.