It’s been a newsy day out of Fox Sports 1, the cable-sports network that still is trying to figure out how to best siphon viewers away from ESPN when it doesn’t have a live game to air.

First off, John Ourand of Sports Business Daily reported Thursday that FS1 has canceled its “Fox Sports Live” studio show and will not renew the expiring contracts of hosts Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole, who were plucked from Canada to host the show when it debuted in August 2013. Never a huge ratings draw compared with ESPN’s “SportsCenter,” the show soon got lost in the all-debate, all-the-time mantra that popped up at FS1 after former ESPN executive Jamie Horowitz was hired as Fox Sports’ national networks president last spring. The writing was on the wall as early as last winter, when the show was put on hiatus for retooling after Horowitz’s arrival, its staff and budget reportedly gutted in moves that left both Onrait and O’Toole publicly fuming at their bosses.

According to James Miller, Onrait will be headed back to Canada, where he previously paired with O’Toole on TSN for a well-liked highlights show that FS1 failed to replicate.

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Moving on, Awful Announcing’s Ben Koo reported that “Garbage Time” will not be coming back in its current format as FS1 decides what it wants to do with host Katie Nolan. The show was hailed in certain corners for its fresh take on sports and became known for generating viral content — it won an Emmy for “Outstanding Social TV Experience” last May — but was hardly a ratings success out of its midnight EST time slot on Wednesday nights.

According to Koo, FS1 executives are weighing whether to bring “Garbage Time” back in a different format or to slot a different show featuring Nolan into its daytime lineup, which has been the focus of Horowitz’s attention.

Nolan, Onrait and O’Toole all arrived at FS1 before Horowitz and vice president of content Charlie Dixon, and so in some ways Thursday’s news isn’t all that surprising. The two executives “haven’t shown much interest in legacy programs and, to some degree, personalities that predate their arrival. If it’s not something they conceived, they don’t really care much and that applies more so to anything outside of daytime, which is their focus,” a source told Koo.

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