Season 2 of Freeform's mermaid mystery-thriller series, Siren was renewed on May 15, 2018.[1] It premiered on January 24, 2019, on Thursday night, 8 pm.[2]

After a two-month hiatus, the last eight episodes aired on June 13, 2019 and the second season finale concluded on August 1, 2019.



More mermaids will arrive in the once-sleepy fishing town in Season 2 — but are they seeking revenge, or is something more catastrophic driving them out of the sea? Marine researchers Ben (Alex Roe) and Maddie (Fola Evans-Akingbola) continue to establish a bond with mermaid Ryn (Eline Powell), not only to protect her but to try to help save her entire civilization. Ian Verdun and Rena Owen also star.[3]

Season 2B picks up with Ben and Maddie feeling uncertain about the mermaids’ future after the deadly consequences of the attack on the oil rig. With the mermaids returning to sea, Ben and Maddie are left feeling lost without Ryn. Once Helen learns she’s not the only one of her kind, she discovers theirs a dark side to her people’s past.[4]



# Image Title Writer(s) Director Airdate
1 S02E01-The-Arrival-Promo-23 "The Arrival" Emily Whitesell Matthew Hastings January 24, 2019
With more and more mermaids and mermen landing at Bristol Cove’s shores, the threat of discovery increases. After his repeated encounters with the siren song, Ben tries to cope with the after-effects. Maddie’s mom returns to town and tries to connect with her daughter. Meanwhile, Ryn attempts to adapt to life on land.
2 S02E02-The-Wolf-at-the-Door-Promo-12 "The Wolf at the Door" Eric Wald Amanda Row January 31, 2019
Ben, Maddie and Ryn desperately try and keep the newly arrived mermaid pack hidden from the rest of the town, but the new mermaids’ quick degradation on land forces them to get them back to the sea unnoticed during the town’s Mermaid Beauty Contest. Elaine grows more suspicious of Helen and her connections to her husband's family.
3 S02E03-Natural-Order-Promo-01 "Natural Order" Heather Thomason Joe Menendez February 7, 2019
Ryn fights Katrina in a fish tank to maintain leadership of the pack when her loyalties are questioned over her close friendship with Ben and Maddie. Ben interferes in a mermaid ritual causing friction between himself and Ryn, meanwhile, Helen discovers more about her family lineage.
4 S02E04-Oil-&-Water-Promo-04 "Oil & Water" Heather Thomason Ian Sobel
Matt Morgan
February 14, 2019
Ryn decides they need to find another solution for housing the mermaids, as hiding them becomes increasingly difficult. Ben becomes a mentor to Levi as he tries to learn how men behave on land, while Maddie continues to struggle with her mother’s renewed presence in her life.
5 S02E05-Primal-Instincts-Promo-01 "Primal Instincts" Liz Maccie Ellen S. Pressman February 21, 2019
Ryn continues to try to teach the other mermaids to be more human in order to better assimilate, but some are starting to resist her, causing Ryn to wonder if she herself is becoming too human. Maddie finds herself in a dangerous situation trying to help her mom. Meanwhile, Ben and Xander reconcile in order to work together to get the mermaid pack back into the water.
6 Siren Title New S1 Theme "Distress Call" Michael Gans
Richard Register
David Grossman February 28, 2019
Dale copes with the fallout from Maddie and Ryn's encounter with the man from Susan's troubled past, while a fierce Katrina continues to persuade the rest of the pack to get on her side, even if it means brute force against merpeople and humans.
7 S02E07-Entrapment-Promo-05 "Entrapment" Zoe Green Amanda Row March 7, 2019
Tensions are rising following a shocking discovery. And living in a tank rather than the ocean is starting to have an adverse effect on many of the mermaids. Hoping to save her kind, and help her human circle, Ryn makes a deal with a complicated ally.
8 S02E08-Leverage-Promo-05 "Leverage" Eric Wald Joe Menendez March 14, 2019
Mermaids and humans join forces in a radical plan to stop the oil company, but their efforts have a devastating effect. After facing an uncertain future, Ben, Maddie and Ryn come together for a romantic farewell.


# Image Title Writer(s) Director Airdate
9 S02E09-No-North-Star-Promo-04 "No North Star" Sarah Wise Geoffrey Shotz June 13, 2019
Ben, Maddie and the other humans deal with the fallout from the attack on the oil rig, while the mermaids return to their ocean home. Ryn comes back to land to follow through on an agreement she made with the military.
10 S02E10-All-In-Promo-02 "All In" Heather Thomason David Solomon June 20, 2019
With Elaine Pownall's health worsening, she has been seeking treatment from the military's medical trial using stern cells from Ryn's mermaid DNA. But the procedure doesn't come without side effects to Ryn, who allows her mermaid blood to be drawn in order to try and save Elaine from certain death.
11 Siren Title New S1 Theme "Mixed Signals" Ian Sobel
Matt Morgan
Ben Bray June 27, 2019
Maddie and Ben contend with how to help Ryn knowing that in order to help Elaine get better, they will need to continue the procedures on Ryn. Meanwhile, when one of the group gets sirened, there is more drive than ever to get to the bottom of how the siren song really works—further piquing the interest of the military in how Ryn can be of use to them.
12 S02E12-Serenity-Promo-05 "Serenity" Elias Benavidez Steven A. Adelson June 27, 2019
Ryn goes back to the ocean to get help for Ben and Maddie’s conditions but discovers that continuing to go back may get harder than she realized the longer she’s on land. But when they learn that there may be a special place in Ryn’s homeland that could help them, Ben, Maddie and Ryn must all venture under the sea together to find the cure. Meanwhile, Helen and Ted connect over their shared family histories.
13 Siren Title New S1 Theme "The Outpost" Cole Fowler Amanda Tapping July 11, 2019
Mermaid mating season has begun, with Ryn knowing she will need to go back to the sea to help her colony. Beth convinces Levi to come with them to a remote location to the other hybrids of his kind, leading Helen and Rick on a hunt to find them. Ben and Ryn follow, only to discover a stranger cult-like group that is joyful of their presence.
14 S02E14-The-Last-Mermaid-Promo-02 "The Last Mermaid" Michael Gans
Richard Register
Barbara Brown July 18, 2019
Mating season turned out to be less successful than everyone had hoped, leading them to question the possibility of the mermaids procreating on land. Ryn brings a new mate ashore for the good of the colony, but it raises emotional questions for Ben and Maddie.
15 Siren Title New S1 Theme "Sacrifice" Liz Maccie Rachel Leiterman July 25, 2019
Ben and Xander are left dealing with a shocking discovery about Chris and his connection to the military. Meanwhile, Helen and Maddie reluctantly seek help from the hybrids as the threat of extinction looms over the mermaids. Ryn encounters the journalist who continues to chase his theories on mermaids to increasingly desperate ends.
16 S02E16-New-World-Order "New World Order" Emily Whitesell Nick Copus August 1, 2019
Ben faces a choice that has rippling consequences amongst mermaid, hybrid and human alike, as the truth about mermaids is exposed.

Production Notes

  • Filming for Season 2 begins on July 26, 2018 and is scheduled to end on March 15, 2019.[5]
  • At San Diego Comic Con 2018, it was stated that Season 2 would further explore the Siren Song and how it impacts male human characters. At the same panel, it was revealed that more mermaids and mermen are set to appear in Season 2.[6]





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