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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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jaz June 5, 2013 at 6:55 am

my names is jasmine,now just recently I finished all 3 seasons of BMS and I was not only upset and bummed out but I was very sad to find out those spike channel fuckers cancelled season 4…..I was just starting to love this show and then you assholes pull the rug out from under us….I think BMS should continue to many more seasons…its the first american pie styled humor we and you are ever gonna create that people love….97% of all ppl you surveyed on if we thought the show should be cancelled said HELL THE FUCK NO!!! Believe me if you put some faith and trust in us fans who LOVE this show,you will have enough funds to make a season 4 and many more seasons to come!Isay give BMS a shot,its the least you can do for all us goat fans!This show is amazing and its hysterical!

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Adam June 4, 2013 at 2:05 am

Keep BMS going. Best TV show ever!!!!

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Anonymous June 2, 2013 at 9:32 am

bms come back

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Anonymous June 1, 2013 at 3:53 pm

It was the best show that was ever made it has to continue I watch it all the time on netflix and I still can’t get enough

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Anonymous June 1, 2013 at 3:51 pm

It has to be brought back that show was the best!!! But no movie it has to be a series.

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karan May 30, 2013 at 5:36 am

Get BMS back everyone loves that shooww!

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Anonymous May 24, 2013 at 7:26 pm

Blue mountain state was an amazing show, I’d love to see more season or infact a movie!!

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Axel Masa May 24, 2013 at 12:04 pm

Movieeeeeeeee

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Anonymous May 23, 2013 at 7:38 pm

This show has to continue

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Luis May 16, 2013 at 4:29 am

You guys have to out the four one out people love this show over million of people sit down and enjoys watching this some people see their self as a bms please come back. It not fair I think they should just put it in another channel or just nexflix I don’t have alot but I pay nexflix just to watch bms and now what am I gonna do but Alex back that my favorite

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savanna May 13, 2013 at 11:02 pm

I’ve never gotten enough of BMS, I hate the fact its cancelled and of it was ever made into a.movie I would probably cry of joy lol. It should happen just for the redemption of the cancellation of the show.

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Adam May 6, 2013 at 8:08 am

This show was hilarious, it made me wish college life was really like it, all the actors are hilarious and amazing. There’s not one bad episode. Bring it back.

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thorne May 5, 2013 at 8:39 pm

We want BMS..I want BMS SEASON4..if I love bms and I live in south africa then how does the rest of the world feel?just bring bms season!!!

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Kyle Harris May 1, 2013 at 12:45 am

Funniest TV show I have ever watched this show is amazing and I was beyond disappointed to here that it was cancelled

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Anonymous April 28, 2013 at 10:40 am

Blue mountain state must come back it just must its the best series to ever hit tv for crying out loud we want BLUE MOUNTAIN STATE TO CONTINUE….

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