Another one bites the dust at Freeform. It has been announced that their mermaid drama, Siren, will not be returning for a fourth season and has been canceled.
The news of the cancellation comes more than two months after the May 28 Season 3 finale and marks a bit of a reversal of fortune for the series, which made a pretty splashy debut for the struggling basic cable network in 2018. The series became a breakout hit in Season 1 and its second season ranked as Freeform’s most-watched series of the year. Even with a double-digit ratings drop in Season 3, Siren remained the most-watched Freeform original series in linear ratings.
Siren is based on a story by co-writers Eric Wald and Dean White and is set in the coastal town of Bristol Cove, known in legend as an ancient home of mermaids. The legend part changed, though, when reality set in with the arrival of the mysterious Ryn (Eline Powell), who wreaks havoc on the small fishing town. The series also stars Alex Roe, Fola Evans-Akingbola, Ian Verdun, and Rena Owen.