Our Kind of People, from Lee Daniels and Karin Gist was one in every of Fox’s first straight to sequence orders – skipping the same old pilot season course of because the community tried to pivot away from conventional growth strategies.
Our Kind of People was impressed by Lawrence Otis Graham’s 1999 e book Our Kind of People: Inside America’s Black Upper Class and starred Yaya DaCosta as Angela Vaughn, a single mom who got down to reclaim her household title however found a darkish secret about her personal mom’s previous.
Fox ordered 12 episodes of the mission and aired its finale in January. The present, whose forged options Yaya DaCosta, Morris Chestnut and Joe Morton, earned blended opinions from critics and modest rankings. It averaged just below 2.1 million viewers per episode in Nielsen’s seven-day rankings.
As for Pivoting, the comedy earned a midseason berth and drew a good premiere viewers following an NFL broadcast however shortly fell off in linear numbers. The present starring Ginnifer Goodwin, Eliza Coupe and Maggie Q drew principally sturdy opinions however averaged 1.85 million viewers over its 10-episode run.
The two sequence be a part of the beforehand axed The Big Leap on Fox’s cancellation checklist. The community is predicted to announce extra renewals and new sequence orders on Monday forward of its upfront presentation that afternoon. Still awaiting phrase are live-action comedies Call Me Kat and Welcome to Flatch, animated sequence Duncanville (whose third season debuted May 1) and Housebroken (season two has but to air) and veteran dramas 911, 911: Lone Star and The Resident.
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