The Fosters Recap

The Fosters Renewed for Season 5

The Fosters will be back for Season 5, which will include the drama’s landmark 100th episode.

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Freeform on Tuesday announced that the family series has been renewed for a fifth season, along with Bachelor franchise spinoff Happily Ever After?, which will return for Season 2.

The Fosters returns for Season 4B on Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 8/7c, where it will lead into the final season of Switched at Birth. Meanwhile, Happily Ever After?  now titled The Twins: Happily Ever After? — will turn its focus to Bachelor Season 20 standouts Emily and Haley Ferguson and will be back on Monday, March 20, at 9 pm. 

In addition to the aforementioned renewals, Freeform has announced that both Young & Hungry and Baby Daddy will return with new episodes on a new night, beginning Monday, March 13.

The cabler has also picked up to series The Bold Type (formerly known as Issues), a new one-hour drama from Parenthood producer Sarah Watson, The series, based on the life of Hearst Magazines’ chief content officer, Joanna Coles, stars Katie Stevens (Faking It), Aisha Dee (Chasing Life) and Melora Hardin (Transparent). It is slated for a summer 2017 debut.

Are you psyched for The Fosters renewal? Sound off in the comments!

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  1. Andrew Hass says:

    I’m happy by this news because i think The Fosters is a great show.

  2. Alec says:

    Yessss! I love The Fosters <3

  3. Bianca says:

    I started to watch The Fosters only recently and I fell in love. Happy it will be back

  4. Steven says:

    Yes! So happy to hear this!

  5. woodspriteg says:

    Love the Fosters! So glad the show is renewed!

  6. Carol says:

    So glad the Fosters will be back! It is a wonderful show! Heart warming! ! Love is love!!!!

  7. Cody Drennen says:

    Happy for The Fosters but why movie Baby Daddy and Young & Hungry to a new night?

  8. MLD says:

    Love the show. Would like the kids to evolve so that Callie lies less, Brandon makes smarter decisions, Marianna stops stealing Jesus’ medication for whatever reason, Jesus stops getting injured, and Jude gets back together with Connor. Also more Rosie O’Donnell, Annie Potts and Kerr Smith!

  9. matraupach says:

    Love the show.. although I think season 4 is the weakest so far.. but who knows… maybe the second part of the season will surprise me ;)

    Anyway I am glad it got renewed !

  10. Anne says:

    Oh wonderful!!!

  11. MSAF says:

    Such great News. Made my day

  12. Me says:

    Best news of the year :) :)

  13. Samantha says:

    I love the fosters and I am super excited they are starting season 4b but I live in Canada so I don’t think I get freeform does anyone know if I can and if I can’t how else can I watch the season 4b

  14. Sheena O Keeffe says:

    I am over the moon that this brilliant show has been renewed for season 5. It is my favourite show at the moment . Love is love . 😄😄😄

  15. Kenny Shoulars says:


  16. Jenny Carrow says:

    Love The Foster’s!

  17. Jenny Carrow says:

    What channel does The Foster’s come on?

  18. lola says:

    Don’t have cable! Damn you people!

  19. Christina Wendell says:

    When will it air? I didn’t see a date?

  20. Jalynn says:


  21. Maya says:

    Omg yesss! I was so sad I thought Ithat done.. so glad it’s coming back!

  22. Michelle says:

    I love the fosters :) best show ever

  23. Ti'Naja says:

    Fosters be lit its such a good movie i watched every single day after school my mom use to have to take my computer because i couldnt stop watching it and one time it was 9:20 and i go tot bed at 9:50 because i have school but the episode was so addicting i stayed up in till 1:00am

  24. Julia Grocki says:

    They definitely need to make this a continuous show!!! Absolutely in love with this one!

  25. mary myers says:

    I love this show

  26. man says:

    where are the auditions for the fosters.

  27. says:

    someone please tell me if there is going to be auditions for the fosters because i really like this show so please tell me if there is.And also if there is auditions for the fosters where do we go to audition.thank you

  28. says:

    someone plz tell me i’m almost done with school and i really want to be in this show because i like the way everybody plays there part good and i want to be good at something so i can make my parents proud of me because there never proud of me and if i prove to them i can do do this they will be proud of me for the first time so please please tell me were to go to audition for the fosters

  29. Danielle says:

    I wanted to know when it will come on.Netflix

  30. danielle says:

    Yes I love the Foster’s really disappointed were losing switched at birth and pretty little liars but so happy that we get to keep Foster’s for a little bit longer

  31. JudyB says:

    Yes I love this show

  32. Mary 49ers says:

    Glad The Fosters got picked up for season 5. Just finished watching season 4. Love the show!!!

  33. When can we start watching Season 5 of the Fosters….. binged all seasons TWICE…… great show…..

  34. says:

    nobody has answered me so can u plz tell me if u guys know were we can audition and if we can were do i have to go

  35. Myra goldsteingmail says:

    Can’t wait for season 5 u left us hanging in season 4 love the show

  36. Kayla Napolitan says:


  37. says:

    iḿ happy too

  38. Bonnie says:

    I binged several episodes and I love this show I’m so glad that net flex as picked this shoe up I really relate to the roles that some of the actors play

  39. Susan says:

    I have been watching The Fosters and I truly love it! I’m glad to hear it is coming back. I hope it goes on for many years to come. I was a bit down to see that Switched at Birth was over, but the finale was ok. Keep us up with the news. Thanks, Susan

  40. AngieGaine says:

    Callie never ceases to amaze me! Please get rid of Emma! She’s boring.