FOX cancels “Pitch” after only one season

by Angela Davis|@jerseygirlsport Welp, it's a wrap! The FOX show Pitch struck out and the network has cancelled the show.
from Variety.com 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. After airing its first 10 episodes, Fox did not go forth with a back-order, signaling the imminent cancellation. 
The show actually never really took off in the way that we had hoped. I loved the concept of the show: the first woman to play in the MLB, but it just didn't 'land'. The concept is interesting and makes for great discussion in social media, but apparently it doesn't translate to good TV. Oh well. Maybe we can try a football story...with a female lead. What do you think?

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