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Blue Mountain State: Cancelled; No Season Four

Blue Mountain State canceled season fourThe game is over for Coach Daniels (Ed Marinaro) and his team. There won’t be a fourth season for Blue Mountain State. The Spike TV series has been cancelled.

The comedy series revolves around the on and off-field antics of Pennsylvania college football powerhouse, Blue Mountain State. Coach Daniels has his hands full with the hijynx of his wife (Denise Richards) and students like team captain Thad (Alan Ritchson), quarterback Alex (Darin Brooks), and team mascot Sammy (Chris Romano).

The comedy performed decently for Spike in season one and realized significant gains in season two. The cable channel reported that the series saw a 33% increase with men 18-34, a 50% climb in men 18-24, and a 14% increase with men 18-49.

Total viewership dropped however in season three which kicked off this past September. While some episodes of season two had attracted 1.25 million viewers, at least one episode of season three garnered only half as many viewers. Spike TV aired the last two episodes of the season on November 30th. It turns out they’ll also be the last of the series as well.

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Lionsgate, the studio that produces Blue Mountain State, apparently considered shopping the series to other outlets but it didn’t work out. The cast and crew were recently told that season four wouldn’t be happening.

While it’s been reported that the show was cancelled due to a decline in ratings, producer Eric Falconer says differently. He tweeted, “BMS wasn’t cancelled because of a drop in ratings. Season 3 was actually up 20% + in all male demographics vs S2. It was a budget issue.”

As recently as last week, Falconer was still hoping to hear that the show had been picked up for season four. However, it seems that State was actually living on borrowed time with Spike — even during season three. Last August, Spike TV executive VP Sharon Levy told Variety that the cable channel would be focusing on only non-scripted programming for the immediate future.

Of the cancellation news, Ritchson wrote, “Sad day for #BMS fans.” He followed that up with, “I can’t thank the dedicated cast, crew, and fans enough for all the love and support. Portraying Thad was a dream come true. I’m grateful.”

Brooks thanked the cast and crew and “everyone who made this show possible…a HUGE thank you!! Love you guys!!”

What do you think? Are you sorry that Blue Mountain State has been cancelled? Would you follow the show to another channel? Would you be interested in a BMS movie?

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Adam Ross May 20, 2015 at 10:45 am

This show needs to continue big fan I would absolutely be willing to move to a different channel to watch this show one of the funniest shows I have ever watched GO BMS


Anonymous May 19, 2015 at 1:43 pm

BMS… Funniest stuff I have ever seen. So sad it’s finished !


Josh May 18, 2015 at 8:37 am

Bms is awesome is as awesome as the cast. I’d watch it all day if I could. Loved the series, bring it back.


Kenedy April 20, 2015 at 5:11 am

BMS is an awesome show!!! I wish it would come back on and I am so excited about the Movie!!!


Annon April 11, 2015 at 3:43 pm

Need bms it is the bestt


remington April 10, 2015 at 10:33 pm

We need bms back on it is the best show ever and I would keep watching it forever if you brought it back on


Kieran April 1, 2015 at 8:59 pm

BMS Is the best show I have ever watched, and I have watched many series 1st season to last. And in this case season 3 should not be the last. BMS Is unsurpassed by any show ive ever seen, it is the #1 on my list and countless others as well. BRING IT BACK, BRING IT BACK.


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