Fox cancels ‘Our Kind of People,’ Pivoting’; ABC saves ‘The Conners’ | #entertainment | #news

The drama “Our Kind of People” and the comedy “Pivoting” have been canceled and will not be returning to Fox, the network announced Friday.

“Our Kind of People” starred Yaya DaCosta as Angela Vaughn, a single mother who sets out to clear her family name.

The comedy “Pivoting” starred Ginnifer Goodwin, Maggie Q and Eliza Coupe as three friends seeking happiness in midlife. Both shows lasted one season.

ABC on Friday announced the renewals of all five of its on-the-fence “bubble” shows.

“A Million Little Things” and “The Conners” will return for fifth seasons, while sitcom “Home Economics” and drama  “Big Sky” will be back for their third and the remake of “The Wonder Years” returns for a second, though without producer, director and 1980s cast member Fred Savage. 

Results are in: ‘Magnum, P.I.,’ ‘A Million Little Things’ top 25th annual Save Our Shows poll

“Million,” the soapy drama following a group of friends, initially in the aftermath of a close friend’s death, placed second among voters in USA TODAY’s 25th annual Save Our Shows poll.

The drama series “Big Sky, following the crime-solving exploits of private detective Cassie Dewell (Kylie Bunbury) and her former partner, Undersheriff Jenny Hoyt (Katheryn Winnick), ranked high in the “Save Our Shows” poll with 30% support.

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Grace Park (left), Allison Miller, Christina Moses, David Giuntoli and Romany Malco in ABC's "A Million Little Things," now ending its fourth season (and hoping for a fifth).

ABC ordered three new series Friday, including “The Rookie: Feds,” starring Niecy Nash-Betts as Simone Clark, the oldest rookie in the FBI Academy. The drama spin-off was introduced as a two-part event during the current fourth season of “The Rookie.”

Gina Rodriguez will star in the comedy “Not Dead Yet,” which follows a broke, single woman who restarts her life with a new career writing obituaries. The third new network series is the drama “Alaska,” from executive producer and screenwriter Tom McCarthy, the director of the Oscar-winning film “Spotlight.” Hilary Swank stars as a disgraced reporter who leaves her high-profile Manhattan job to join a metro newspaper in Alaska.


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