Showrunner and cast members of Pretty Little Liars took to Facebook Live to announce that the show will end with Season 7.
Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell and Sasha Pieterse as well as creator/showrunner I. Marlene King. The 7A ‘Finale’ airs tonight and the second half 7B is set to air in April 2017. It could be argued that Pretty Little Liars changed the game for mystery/thriller shows aimed at a younger demographic, it paved the way for shows like Scream The TV Series.
Karey Burke, executive vice president, Programming and Development, Freeform said:
“Through brilliant storytelling, compelling characters and social media phenomena, ‘Pretty Little Liars’ paved the way for television shows, writers and cast to interact and engage with audiences on a national and global scale like never before, which led the series to unparalleled success,“
I. Marlene King added:
“It’s been an honor to work with such a talented cast and crew over the last seven years. We are a family, and it will be hard to say goodbye to a show that has made such an impact on young audiences and been a mouthpiece for cultural change. I’m excited for fans to finally have all of their questions answered, and I believe they will be satisfied with the wild ride that is our last ten episodes”