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March 14, 2016 at 03:40 PM EDT

You know what they say: There ain’t no rest for the wicked … or those who fight them.

EW has confirmed that Shadowhunters will return for a second season on Freeform. The series, based on Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments books, tells the story of Clary Fray, whose 18th birthday reveals her fate as a shadowhunter: someone destined to fight the many evils of the world.

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Shadowhunters premiered in January and gained a quick following thanks to both its built-in fan base and its coveted time slot — it follow’s Freeform’s biggest hit show, Pretty Little Liars, on Tuesdays.

The cast took to Facebook Live on Monday to announce the good news to fans: 

 

[facebook url="https://www.facebook.com/ShadowhuntersSeries/videos/573307689512101/" /]

 

Shadowhunters airs Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET on Freeform.

type
TV Show
seasons
1
Genre
run date
01/12/16
Status
In Season
Cast
Alberto Rosende
Network
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