Fox Was 'Emboldened' to Revive 'Last Man Standing' After 'Roseanne' Reboot Exploded

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Of course, NBC snatched up Brooklyn Nine-Nine just one day later after Fox lowered the ax last week, but the Fox team was still asked to explain its moves.

"And a fist pump, ouch, for Dana Walden and Gary Newman at Fox for not only listening to the fans but for making the bold move to bring "Last Man Standing" back". It's a great length of time for a single-camera comedy.

Walden praised the cast and writing of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" but said that the decision not to renew it for another season came down to scheduling and being unable to put it on Sunday prime time, where it performed best. With our increased investment in football, we're going to use the powerful platform of the NFL to launch our new comedies. We're really happy, though, that it's found a new home.

In other words: We're so glad the show we broke up with met somebody else! "With tediously unfunny scripts and a listless cast that looks as if it can barely wait for the director to shout 'Cut!' so it can head en masse to the unemployment office, Last Man Standing is some kind of voracious video parasite that sucks out all intellect, sense of objective or will to live". The show will return to Friday nights this fall. Yet as it turns out - and likely to the surprise of few - FOX was inspired to make their (somewhat controversial) decision after watching ABC's recent windfall with reviving Roseanne. The six-season long Last Man Standing, on the other hand, routinely delivered around 8 million viewers on a weekly basis.

"Obviously everyone took a good hard look at the performance of (that show)", said Walden, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Tim Allen is overjoyed about the return of Last Man Standing, which he says will pick up eight months after the final episode before it was canceled.

"It's a really amusing show", she said. Thankfully for Nine-Nine devotees, NBC soon stepped in and saved that show-though neither Last Man on Earth nor The Mick, which Fox also canceled, have had such luck.

"Last Man Standing" was resurrected at Fox for Season 7 on Friday after ABC canceled the popular show. We always wondered how it would do if it was given a better opportunity and prioritised more, in terms of a network's marketing agenda.

"All of you. man, I'm telling you. we would not be standing here [without the fans]", Allen said.

"If anything, it had more to do with vertical integration", he insisted, adding, "Tim's personal politics are not a big feature of the show" which "never delved deeply" into politics. "We think its a amusing show and audience responded to it... and we thought there was an opportunity there for us particularly after adding Thursday Night Football".

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