According to ABC Family, the show has been given a 13-episode count for its first season, each episode being an hour long, meaning that we’re guaranteed at least 13 hours of the show, even if it flops.
Cassandra Clare says:
“I’m excited to see ABC Family bring the world of the Shadowhunters to life. As a huge fan of long-form television drama, I can’t wait to see the story unfold and for the fans to have more time with the world and the characters,” added book author, Cassandra Clare.
Additionally, there are now various social media accounts for the Shadowhunters tv series, including a Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram:
What are your thoughts on this news? I’m happy that we’re guaranteed 13 hours, no matter the audience’s perception.