‘Stitchers’ Canceled at Freeform After Three Seasons

Stitchers renewed season 3
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“Stitchers” has been cancelled after three seasons on FreeformVariety has confirmed.

The series follows a young woman (Emma Ishta) who is recruited into a secret government agency to be “stitched” into the minds of the recently deceased, using their memories to investigate murders and help solve mysteries before they go to the grave.

Along with Ishta, the series starred Kyle Harris, Ritesh Rajan, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Allison Scagliotti and Damon Dayoub. Executive producers are Jeffrey Alan Schechter, Jonathan Baruch and Rob Wolken.

The series had slipped in the Live+Same Day ratings in its third season, averaging a 0.13 rating in adults 18-49 and 365,000 viewers per episode, making it one of the lower-rated originals currently airing on Freeform.

Back in August, Freeform gave a Season 2 renewal to “Famous in Love,” which stars Bella Thorne as a college student named Paige as she gets her big break after auditioning for the starring role in a Hollywood blockbuster, and then must navigate her new star-studded life and the highs and lows that come fame. That series hails from Marlene King, creator of Freeform’s hit series “Pretty Little Liars,” which recently ended after seven seasons.

Other Freeform originals currently on the air include “The Fosters,” “Shadowhunters,” “The Bold Type,” “Young & Hungry,” and “Beyond.” The Marvel series “Cloak & Dagger” and the mermaid drama “Sirens” will launch on Freeform in 2018.

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  1. Jessikah Taylor says:

    #Freeform at least give the viewers and fans a few send off episodes to tie up the loose ends from Season 3/Episode 10 ending. Huge cliffhanger to completely end a show on. If there isn’t any resolution or official ending IMO it would be worse than the finale of Lost.

  2. Lori says:

    Really disappointed in this cancellation. No ending to the cliffhanger and how cameron ends up. Was hoping the freeform was a network that gave unique creativity a chance and didn’t make shows all about ratings but this viewer was wrong and further disappointed. Too many different shows are cancelled and this was one of them. I only have one show on freeform now, after that its bye bye freeform. At least give closure to the series

  3. I’m disappointed but not really surprised… the show has been a little aimless and the acting not so great IMO (not terrible but there’s virtually no chemistry at all in most of the relationships on the show for a start). Considering how many awesome looking new shows are coming out this season I probably would have dumped it anyhow.

  4. Dean says:

    so sad without any real answers and stories about kirsten parents, specifically about her dad and what really happened years ago when kirsten dad created that technology and why did he really left kirsten and never return again and what has been happening all this yeas under stitching program and so many other things, but instead they turned the show this season in real drama about relationships, instead on concentrating on real stuff and ratings have been worst than season 2 and this time we had season in summer so I expected other shows would do better and so many people stopped watching the show as it wasn’t the same anymore. SO sad no real conclusion, at least they should gave us the proper ending with the last season..

    • They have pretty much explained what happened but in pieces – they haven’t put all the pieces together for you.

      Her father had Kirsten stitch into her mother while she was still alive (as he wanted the process to work on living people, not just dead ones) and it caused the mothers mind to become trapped. In order to enhance the process he’d implanted tech into both the mother and Kirsten – which actually caused Kirsten to be emotionless as she was in the beginning of the series. And he had falling out with Ed over what to do with the machine as he was paranoid what NSA/CIA etc would do with the machine while the Ed felt the government had better chance of improving the tech to heal the mother. When Ed betrayed the father and gave the tech to the NSA, the father went on the run (becoming increasingly paranoid) leaving Kirsten to be raised by Ed.

  5. Steve says:

    please give us a conclusions at least.

    • Kucy says:

      They did not conclude this, and could have! I am sick of Freeform doing this, does anybody remember Kyle XY? I dropped the ABC Family then because of it, and once again I WILL DROP YOU FREEFORM!

  6. Linda says:

    This is a good show why do you insist on canceling good shows. Please change your mind or at least give it a final season so we can find out what happened at the end of this season.

  7. Please don’t cancel this show! It is one of the few that shows there is that probability that the writing is so close to the truth about our overnment. To think there really aren’t persons like Kirsten is ignorant. I for one continue to keep faith because of this show that the little guy will finish first on rare occasions in the world today.

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