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Shadowhunters is a television show that is based on the Mortal Instruments book series by Cassandra Clare. The show airs on Freeform formerly ABCFamily. Shadowhunters is a one hour action, mystery, gothic style show. The story revolves around Clary, a teen with a single mother. She has a best friend named Simon, who is secretly in love with her. Clary runs into a trio of young people who she sees fighting demons and vampires. This trio, Jace, Alec, and Isabelle, are Shadowhunters. Shadowhunters are a race of people who are half angel and half human. They are responsible for protecting the human world from the creatures of the underworld.

When Clary's mother is attacked by a demon, she soon realizes that she is a Shadowhunter and her mother has hid this from her. She then must train with Jace and the other Shadowhunters to help find her mom, find out why Shadowhunters were hid from her and embrace her destiny.

There is an immediate chemistry bewtween Clary and Jace. He takes her under his wing to help train and protect her. The Shadowhunters also have a nemesis in Valentine, a former Shadowhunter who has turned on his kind with ruthlessness.

Tuesday 9:00 PM et/pt on FreeForm
2 Seasons, 34 Episodes
December 6, 2015
Action & Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Cast: Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, Alberto Rosende, Matthew Daddario
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Shadowhunters Full Episode Guide

  • Jace and Clary rush to make a final stand, but when a traitor is revealed, Jace and Clary may have a bigger fight on their hands than expected. Meanwhile, Alec and Izzy must fight off a large mass of demons that have unexpectedly shown up, as Luke and Simon head to the Seelie Court to deal with some unfinished business with the Seelie Queen.

  • After centuries of being lied to and treated poorly by The Clave, the Downworlders decide to come together and take matters into their own hands as the hunt for Valentine and Sebastian intensifies.

  • After a devastating attack at The Institute, everyone is on high alert as the Shadowhunters close in on their hunt for Jonathan. Meanwhile, Simon and Maia help a new downworlder as the Seelie Queen demands an answer from Magnus and Luke.

  • With two of the three Mortal Instruments missing, everyone is on the hunt for the last one - The Mortal Mirror. Jace and Clary are on the hunt to recover it first before it could fall into enemy hands. But along the way, Clary realizes that her brother Jonathan may be closer than she thought. Meanwhile, Isabelle has a hard time accepting the fact that her little brother Max is growing up, and Maia struggles to bring her guard down with Simon.

  • Simon goes down a dark path while Alec and team prepares to transport Valentine.

  • Alec has big plans to mend fences with the Downworlders, while Jace and Clary are summoned by the Seelie Queen.

  • The Institute's leaders worry about a Downworlder uprise when Shadowhunters start turning up dead.

  • Clary feels pressured between picking Jace or Simon. Izzy settles issues with Raphael. Sebastian breaks his dad out of prison.

  • Everyone is coping with the aftermath of the Soul Sword attack at the Institute.

  • Valentine's scheme is in full effect and the Shadowhunters must race to save the Downworld.

  • With word leaking that Clary is a critical part of Valentine's plan, the Downworlders are at odds on how to take care of the situation.

  • Assigned with organizing his brother Max's Rune Ceremony, Alex feels this would be the perfect chance for his family to get to know Magnus.

  • To help find answers to what Valentine may be plotting, Isabelle and Clary are sent on an assignment to go see the Iron Sisters.

  • The Shadowhunters regroup after the assault on the Institute. Meanwhile, Simon moves home, but fights to adjust to his new life with his family around.

  • Clary continues to fight with the new Shadowhunter assignment as Jace is being held in The City of Bones with an unknown future, and all mistrust in the Shadowhunter world continues to rest on Valentine's daughter.

  • Jace is wanted by the New York wolf pack while he continues to be sought after by other Shadowhunters. Meanwhile, Simon desperately looks for Camille.

  • Alec and Isabelle hurry to locate Jace before the other Shadowhunters find and murder him. Meanwhile, Simon goes after Magnus' help when he discovers himself clashing with Raphael and Aldertree; and Clary battles to fit in while pining for her old, mundane life.

  • Only a short time has passed since Jace left with Valentine and all hell has opened up at The Institute. Alec, Isabelle and Clary are determind to locate Jace, but are quickly halted with the arrival of Victor Aldertree, who means business about getting the Institute back on the right path.

  • Jace, who is still reeling from everything that has happened, is determined to find Valentine despite his conflicted feelings.

  • On the eve of Alec and Lydia's wedding, relationships are scrutinized as everyone tends to the final details of the wedding.

  • With the assistance of a new ally and armed with new information about Valentine, Clary and Jace attempt to rescue Jocelyn.

  • Clary and Jace get a tip from Meliorn about how to find Valentine, but only Clary can venture into this new world.

  • Following the attack, the Institute and The Clave are on high alert and refusing prisoners. When Lydia makes a harsh call on the Seelies, Jace, Clary and Isabelle are afraid of the repercussions. Left with no other choice, the trio takes drastic actions to stop what is about to take place.

  • Alec and Clary are forced to make some hard decisions.

  • With Luke in dire need of help, Jace, Clary and Simon take him to Magnus' lair in hopes of saving his life. Once there, the story of how Valentine came to be evil, and Jocelyn and Luke's past is revealed to Clary in hopes of triggering her memory of what happened to The Mortal Cup.Meanwhile, Isabelle and Alec are tasked to restore their family name in the eyes of The Clave.

  • Tensions escalate between Alec and Clary as they don't see eye to eye on the best way to hunt down Valentine. But when Jace and Isabelle are sent on an intel mission to the Seelies by Maryse Lightwood, Alec is put in charge of keeping Clary safe, much to both of their chagrin. With his hard-as-nails mother back in town and Clary's rule-breaking tendencies, Alec finds himself struggling to stick to the Claves rules while keeping his promise to Jace.Meanwhile, the New York City Werewolf pack begins their hunt for Clary and The Mortal Cup.

  • After getting a clue about who may have wiped Clary's memories, the crew hunts down the High Warlock of Brooklyn, Magnus Bane. With all of the warlocks in hiding from Valentine, the team must lure Magnus out with something he can't refuse - a killer party and something very valuable. But with emotions running high, more may come out of their meeting with Magnus than just the retrieval of Clary's memories. Meanwhile, Simon doesn't seem to be himself after his recent Downworlder encounter.

  • With Simon being held captive at The Hotel DuMort, Clary pleads with Jace, Alec and Isabelle to help her rescue her best friend. As the team readies for the mission, Jace helps Clary learn more about her Shadowhunter powers, Isabelle turns to her favorite Seelie for Intel, and Alec begins to question Jace's motives and his place in their partnership. Meanwhile, a very scared Simon gets very up close and personal with Camille, the leader of the vampire clan.

  • Clary scrambles to find a way to rescue her kidnapped mother. She quickly learns that a fallen Shadowhunter, Valentine, is to blame and he believe Clary can find him the mystical Mortal Cup.

  • In the series premiere, a woman finds out on her 18th birthday that her ancestors are all Shadowhunters, human-angel hybrids who hunt demons.

  • "Beyond the Shadows: The Making of Shadowhunters" will give fans of The Mortal Instruments book series a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the making of the television show, which will include the cast talking about how they landed their roles and a glimpse into how the cast got into fighting shape.

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Awake, Arise, Or Be Forever Fallen Preview (01:09) A Problem Of Memory Preview (00:48) The Fair Folk Preview (00:24) Those Of Demon Blood Preview (00:48) By The Light Of Dawn Preview (00:48) Bound By Blood Preview (00:48) Iron Sisters Preview (00:31) Malec Preview (00:32)