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Fox Cancels Drama ‘Pitch’

Ten Episodes in Total Were Produced

Fox, not surprisingly, has opted against a second season of scripted drama “Pitch.” Debuting on Sept. 22, 2016 and produced in partnership with Major League Baseball, “Pitch” focused on a young pitcher named Ginny Baker (Kylie Bunbury) who becomes the first woman to play in the Major Leagues after she is chosen to play for the San Diego Padres. Ten episodes in total were produced and the now series finale aired on Dec. 8.

Said Kylie Bunbury in an Instagram post: “Ginny Baker has profoundly changed my life and I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to play a role that resonated with so many people. I wasn’t ready to let go of Ginny, but more than anything I wasn’t ready to let go of my “Pitch “family- the cast, crew, creators and writers, thank you for the magic.”

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US ( Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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  1. While I never felt this show would be a massive hit, Fox really botched the launch of it. They had the highest rated World Series in years and I never saw a single promo for this during the telecasts. Pathetic.