Fox Cancels 'Touch'

Touch Premiere Still - H 2013

Touch Premiere Still - H 2013

A day after adding four dramas to its 2013-14 schedule, Fox has started to clean house, opting to cancel Touch after two seasons. 

Shuffled to Fridays for its second season, the 20th Television drama from Tim Kring (Heroes) and starring Kiefer Suthlerland underwent a creative reboot this year with the additions of Maria Bello, Lukas Haas and a long roster of recurring and guest players.

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The series, which last year had the benefit of airing on Thursdays, was almost dead on arrival this season. It drew a 1.1 in the adults 18-49 demo and nearly 4 million total viewers on its way to averages of an 0.7 in the demo and 2.7 million viewers, a far cry from its freshman numbers.