‘Once Upon a Time’ Renewed for Season 7 at ABC


Once Upon a Time” has been renewed for Season 7 at ABCVariety has learned.

The series takes place in the fictional town of Storybrooke, Maine, which is populated with fairytale characters once cursed by the Evil Queen Regina to live in our world, deprived of their memories and happy endings. All that changed, however, with the arrival of Emma Swan (Jennifer Morrison), the daughter of Snow White and Prince Charming.

Morrison recently announced that Season 6 would be her last on the series. It stars Ginnifer Goodwin as Snow White/Mary Margaret, Lana Parrilla as the Evil Queen/Regina, Josh Dallas as Prince Charming/David, Emilie de Ravin as Belle, Colin O’Donoghue as Hook, Jared S. Gilmore as Henry Mills, Rebecca Mader as Wicked Witch/Zelena, and Robert Carlyle as Rumplestiltskin/Mr. Gold.

The series is said to be undergoing a major reboot in Season 7, which will focus on new cast members “Walking Dead” alum Andrew J. West and Alison Fernandez given Morrison’s departure. It is not known at this time how many of the original cast members will return for the new season.

Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz created the series in addition to serving as executive producers. Steve Pearlman, David H. Goodman, and Andrew Chambliss also executive produce. The series is produced by ABC Studios.

The series has seen a dramatic drop in live ratings over the course of its run, with Season 6 averaging a 1.0 rating in adults 18-49 and 3.2 million total viewers, down approximately thirty percent in both measures from Season 5, which was itself down over 30% from Season 4, and so on.

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  1. Alex says:

    I hope it was not an ending, but, if it was, it was classy and I wish other series would take note.

  2. Nicole says:

    Yay! I can’t wait!!! ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤

  3. Dany Scar says:

    I love this show so much andthe last seasons have been some of the best, but I’m not sure about this…. I’ll still give it a shot, gotta hold on to hope, am I right?! ;)

  4. yasenia says:

    my daughter loves this show the should keep it going cuz and cried because 1st that it was over 😥😥

  5. Mary wilkins says:

    I am so glad you have decided to come back another year. I hope a few more . I know all good things must come to a end but I hope not this show not yet… thank you for something decent on tv . ❤

  6. Anon says:

    Without the original cast, the series will take a major downfall! The show won’t be the same.

  7. Johnathan maygarden says:

    This means once upon a time will be short rope on TV and fans

  8. Caligula says:

    how is this still on?

  9. Jim says:

    Why do they have to milk these shows until they leave a bad taste in your mouth? Why can’t they end like Breaking Bad or the Sopranos on an upward trajectory?

    • Calvin says:

      This is the Disney money making machine. They’ll run everything into the ground as long as they can make a cent from it.

  10. jaclynweb says:

    Wait a minute? Killian without Emma? NO THANK YOU!

    • Deb says:

      S6 is so much better than 4, 5. just fast forward anything with Jasmine/Ariel/Aladdin and you have some nicely written human stories. We wont be seeing the old cast in reboot.. entire cast was tied up in bows and got their endings and Henry is recast as adult in final 3 seconds with a mysterious daughter knocking on his door…I just hope they finally get James Marsters on the show. if this is daughter from the Aurthurian world girl then there is an opening to see him return as Mordred from the teaser?

    • Kate says:

      YES, same here!

  11. tlsnyder42 says:

    Boo. I would rather they had kept LAST MAN STANDING.

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