The Fosters (American TV series)

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The Fosters is an American family drama television series created by Peter Paige and Bradley Bredeweg. It premiered in the United States on June 3, 2013, on the ABC Family (later Freeform) television network and concluded on June 6, 2018. It followed the lives of the Adams-Foster family led by a lesbian couple, Stef Foster, a police officer, and Lena Adams, a school vice principal, who raise one biological son and four adopted teenagers in San Diego, California.

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The Fosters
Created by
Theme music composerKari Kimmel
Opening theme"Where You Belong" by Kari Kimmel
ComposerAlec Puro
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons5
No. of episodes104 (list of episodes)
Executive producers
  • Christine A. Sacani
  • Paul Sciarrotta
  • David Hartle
  • Mark Benton Johnson
  • Megan Lynn
  • Wade Solomon
  • Lowell Peterson
  • Kees Van Oostrum
  • Checco Varese
  • Kristin Windell
  • Sharon Silverman
  • Debra Weinstein
  • Michael Jablow
  • Meghan Robertson
Running time42 minutes
Production companies
Original networkFreeform
Picture format1080p (HDTV)
Original releaseJune 3, 2013 (2013-06-03) 
June 6, 2018 (2018-06-06)
Good Trouble

The first season received generally favorable reviews and particular acclaim for its portrayal of LGBT themes. It also earned two GLAAD Media Awards and one Teen Choice Award.

On January 3, 2018, Freeform announced that The Fosters would end after five seasons. It concluded with a three-episode finale, which also acted as an introduction to Good Trouble, the spin-off series starring Maia Mitchell and Cierra Ramirez.[1]