[11/01/13 - 05:16 PM]
ABC Pulls the Plug on "Back in the Game"
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- ABC has canceled its freshman comedy "Back in the Game."

Co-creator Robb Cullen broke the news via his Twitter account this afternoon:

Said development fell on the final day of production on the show's 13-episode order. To date this season, "Back in the Game" ranks as the Alphabet's third most-watched comedy (all Live + Same Day):

11.064 million - "Modern Family"
8.313 million - "The Middle"
6.666 million - "Back in the Game"
6.354 million - "Super Fun Night"
6.186 million - "Last Man Standing"
6.074 million - "The Goldbergs"
4.709 million - "Trophy Wife"
4.234 million - "The Neighbors"

Among adults 18-49 however, said numbers fell to fifth:

5.172 million - "Modern Family"
2.957 million - "Super Fun Night"
2.866 million - "The Middle"
2.572 million - "The Goldbergs"
2.375 million - "Back in the Game"
1.915 million - "Trophy Wife"
1.702 million - "Last Man Standing"
1.291 million - "The Neighbors"

[UPDATED 7:45 PM] Cullen has since clarified that all 13 episodes will indeed air:

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