It’s official: “Pitch
” has struck out.
Fox has canceled the baseball drama, after one 10-episode season. Executive producer Kevin Falls
tweeted the news on Monday evening, also posting, “Thank you to our faithful fans for trying so hard to save us.”
I'm sorry to tell you that @PITCHonFOX will not be getting a second season. #Pitch
— Kevin Falls
(@KevinFalls) May 2, 2017
” was one of the most hotly anticipated new series of the 2016-2017, the cancellation is not a surprise. Despite the early buzz, the baseball drama never connected with viewers, averaging a 0.8 live-plus-same day Nielsen rating in the 18-49 demo and 3 million total viewers per episode. Following its first 10 episodes, Fox did not go forth with a back-order, signaling the imminent cancellation.
Premiering in September 2016, “Pitch
” last aired in early December of last year. However, Fox executives remained optimistic about the show, telling reporters in January that no decision had been made yet. “We