Fox has determined to drop its comedy Pivoting in addition to Our Type of Folks after only one season every.
The latter is especially shocking because it was certainly one of Fox’s first ever straight-to-series orders. The present from Lee Daniels and Karin Gist had skipped the community’s common pilot season in an try and shift away from conventional growth strategies.
Impressed by Lawrence Otis Graham’s 1999 guide Our Type of Folks: Inside America’s Black Higher Class, Our Type of Folks starred Yaya DaCosta as Angela Vaughn, a single mom who embarks on a mission to reclaim her household identify when she discovers a darkish secret about her personal mom’s previous.
Fox commissioned a complete of 12 episodes with its finale airing in January. The present, whose solid additionally options Morris Chestnut and Joe Morton, acquired combined critiques from critics and modest viewership. It averaged slightly below 2.1 million viewers per episode in line with Nielsen’s seven-day scores.
Pivoting had an honest premiere with excessive viewership following an NFL broadcast however rapidly retreated within the scores. The comedy sequence starring Ginnifer Goodwin, Eliza Coupe and Maggie Q had a midseason spike in views and acquired largely robust critiques however ended up averaging simply 1.85 million viewers over its 10-episode run.
Fox can have its upfront presentation on Monday afternoon, earlier than which the community is anticipated to announce extra renewals and sequence orders. Pivoting and Our Type of Folks be part of the beforehand canceled The Huge Leap on this season’s axed packages. Reside-action comedies Name Me Kat and Welcome to Flatch are nonetheless pending a call in addition to animated sequence Duncanville, Housebroken and veteran dramas 911, 911: Lone Star and The Resident.
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