Fox, one of two broadcast networks to present Monday’s first day of the upfronts, was the last to make cancellation decisions this week, canceling freshman comedy. To turn and drama Our kind of people Friday night. No announcement has been made yet about Fox’s other two bubble shows, comedies Call me Kat and Welcome to Flatch† I hear both are being renewed, the latter following a strong season 2 pitch, including cast addition plan, as well as some creative deals from Lionsgate TV.
Surprisingly, Fox has not yet announced formal renewals for some of its strongest series, dramas 9-1-1† 9-1-1: Lonely Star and The inhabitant† I hear all three are still negotiating with 20th Television, along with the studio’s contingent of Fox animated veterans, The Simpsons† Family man and Bob’s Burgers†
Talks are on the rocks, but are expected to end, sources said. Animated series are on a different timeline, so their renewal may come after the upfronts.
Fox has not yet picked up any new series for next season. (The network had previously ordered dramas Monarch and Accused on deck for the fall.) As Deadline previously reported, the procedural drama of John Eisendrath’s missing person Warning is expected to get a straight-to-series order. Steve Yockey’s Meteorologist Comedy Cindy Snow it will also likely continue to look for a direct order under a cheaper production model, but the pickup may not come before the upfronts.