Shadowhunters is the very popular series of Freeform that tells the story of a teenage girl who later learned that she is the one who protects human beings from the demons. The series is based on novels titled The Mortal Instruments penned by Cassandra Clare. The main cast members Katherine McNamara played the role of Clary Fray and Dominic Sherwood played Jace Herondale.
When the first season released back in 2016, it got positive responses for everyone, especially for the cast performances. The third season finished airing episodes on May 6, 2019, and from that moment fans are asking if they will get the fourth season or not. Below are every single detail for it:
Its been a very long time when the third season premiered and fans are tired of asking for a new season. But unfortunately, Freeform not gave the green light to the new episodes and just chose to end it with season three. The network divided season 3 into two parts.
So the last episode of the third season is the series finale. We have to say that we will not get the fourth season of Shadowhunters in the future.
Reason For Cancelation
So the reason for the cancellation of the supernatural series is financial problems and the ratings of the series. The cost of making the series is very high and some sources also reported that the ratings were got lesser. Usually, networks considered good viewership and ratings, so that’s the reason for the series’s cancellation for the fourth season.
In the end, Freeform decided to end Shadowhunters with the two-part third season and give audiences perfect ending. The story of the series is also concluded.
Fans Trying To Save Shadowhunters
Fans started campaigning when they learned that Shadowhunters ending with the third season. Fans started petitions online and in London, even there were images on buses concerning saving the series. But the sad truth is Shadowhunters will not return in the future. Freeform also stuck to their decision and they confirmed that they will not renew the series for more seasons in the future.