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