ABC Family Picks Up “The Fosters” For a Second Season

thefosters-050813The cast of “The Fosters” recently returned to work to begin filming the second half of season one and it looks like the good news continues!

ABC Family announced today that they have picked up the hit drama for a second season. The order came as production continues on the first season of the series, which premieres new episodes in January, 2014.

“’The Fosters’ has demonstrated its ability to build an audience, and the creative team’s compelling storytelling assures us that there will be more growth in upcoming season,” said Kate Juergens, Chief Creative Officer and Executive Vice President, Programming, ABC Family. “The shows dynamic cast and groundbreaking storylines resonate with our core viewers and leave them wanting more.”

“The Fosters” ranked as the #1 new cable TV series of the summer in Viewers 12-34 and Females 12-34, gaining momentum each week heading into the season finale, which set series highs in Total Viewers and across target 18-34, 18-49 and 12-34 demos. Of all current ABC Family original series, “The Fosters” is the network’s #2 series in target demos, behind only “Pretty Little Liars.”

We definitely can’t wait for more episodes of “The Fosters.” Congrats to the cast & crew!