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Fox Cancels ‘Our Kind of People’ and ‘Pivoting’

The adventure of both series could last for a single season.


Fox has confirmed that the comedy “Pivoting” has been canceled after just one season. The mid-season single-camera sitcom starring Eliza Coupe, Ginnifer Goodwin and Maggie Q wrapped up its first 10-episode season on March 10. Set in a small, middle-class town on Long Island, New York, “Pivoting” follows close-knit childhood friends Amy (Coupe), Jodie (Goodwin) and Sarah (Q) as they deal with the death of their fourth member.

The short-lived comedy stars Tommy Dewey as Henry, JT Neal as Matt, and Marcello Reyes as Luke, alongside Coupe, Goodwin, and Q. According to Nielsen’s delayed viewing data, the first season of the series averaged 0.4 ratings and 1.8 million total viewers. Pivoting was created by showrunner and executive producer Liz Astrof (The Conners, 2 Broke Girls), along with Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor, and Tristram Shapeero.

Fox also canceled the Yaya DaCosta-led drama Our Kind of People after just one season. Produced by Lee Daniels and Karin Gist, adapted from Lawrence Otis Graham’s book Our Kind of People: Inside America’s Black Upper Class, the series is inspired by Oak Bluffs’ Martha’s Vineyard, a historic castle inhabited by the rich and powerful. takes place in the world.

“Our Kind of People” follows strong-willed single mom Angela Vaughn (DaCosta) as she sets out to reclaim her family name and make an impact with her revolutionary hair care line that highlights the innate, natural beauty of black women. But she soon discovers a dark secret about her own mother’s past that will turn her world upside down and shake the community forever. Along with DaCosta (Chicago Med, Whitney), Our Kind of People stars Morris Chestnut (The Resident), Joe Morton (Scandal), Nadine Ellis (Let’s Stay Together), Lance Gross (Hawaii 5-0), Rhyon Nicole Brown (Empire), Kyle Bary (Ginny & Georgia) and new talent Alana Bright.

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