Switched At Birth cancelled after 5 seasons
By Daniel Redford on March 12, 2016
Other recent Renewals and Cancellations on Freeform:
- Shadowhunters Renewed for Season 2 on Freeform (March 15th)
- Freeform's Kevin From Work Cancelled; Kevin is out of work (March 8th)
Freeform, formerly ABC Family, has decided to end its Peabody award-winning series. The show will conclude after its upcoming fifth season, which also includes the seriesâ€™ 100th episode. The 10-episode season five will end with a special 90-minute swan song.
Series creator Lizzy Weiss announced the news herself on Twitter:
This season of #SwitchedatBirth will be our final one. We are ending the show after an amazing 103 episodes with pride, love, and gratitude.
— Lizzy Weiss (@Lizzy_Weiss) March 12, 2016
Â tells the story of two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish (Vanessa Marano) grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez (Katie Leclerc), who lost her hearing at an early age due to a case of meningitis, grew up with a single mother in a working-class neighborhood.
It is currently unknown when the fifth and final season ofwill premiere, other than that it will be somewhere in 2016.