With an average audience of 312,000 per episode according to ShowBuzzDaily, Motherland: Fort Salem was one of Freeform’s biggest new arrivals in 2020.

Now, the show’s highly anticipated second season has finally arrived on our screens and promises more magic-filled adventures for Raelle, Abigail and Tally.

However, after episode 1 ended on a dramatic cliffhanger that teased the dangers ahead, fans have been left chomping at the bit for episode 2.

Motherland: Fort Salem | Season 2 Trailer

Motherland: Fort Salem | Season 2 Trailer

Motherland: Fort Salem recap

Season 1 of Motherland: Fort Salem premiered on Freeform on March 18th, 2020 and tells the stories fantastical of three young witches who are in training to become soldiers for the United States at the mystical Fort Salem.

Raelle, Tally and Abigail aim to pass through basic training and get accepted into War College for more advanced tutoring but countless obstacles including a deadly plot by a group known as the Spree threaten to get in the way.

By the end of season 1, our three recruits managed to pass through basic training but the plot from the Spree still looms and takes on a new dimension after its revealed that Raelle’s own mother is the leader of a Spree cell.

Motherland: Fort Salem finally returned for season 2 on June 22nd, 2021 and continues the stories of Raelle, Abigail and Tally as they are finally accepted into War College but that brings with it a fresh set of challenges.


When is episode 2 released?

  • Episode 2 of Motherland: Fort Salem season 2 arrives on Freeform at 10pm ET/PT on Tuesday, June 29th.

The new season of Motherland: Fort Salem replaces Cruel Summer in the Tuesday night 10pm slot and as well as airing on Freeform, each new chapter will be added to the Hulu streaming service the day after its initial broadcast.

Fans will be able to watch episode 2 on Hulu from Wednesday, June 30th.

Following the cliffhanger ending of episode 1, season 2’s second chapter – titled Abomination – promises big things for Fort Salem as the synopsis reads:

“The Unit begins War College, introducing them to their Coven and new challenges. Anacostia and Scylla find themselves unlikely partners in a dangerous mission. Tally mentors a new recruit.”


How many episodes in total?

  • Season 2 of Motherland: Fort Salem consists of 10 episodes in total.

According to IMDb, Motherland: Fort Salem’s second season will be the same length as the show’s first season, which also featured 10 episodes.

After premiering on June 22nd, season 2 is expected to air weekly on Freefrom until the finale on August 24th (25th on Hulu).


Season 2 of Motherland: Fort Salem continues weekly on Freeform on Tuesdays with new episodes arriving the next day on Hulu.

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