Last Man Standing (American TV series)
Last Man Standing is an American sitcom created by Jack Burditt for ABC, later airing on Fox. The show stars Tim Allen as an executive at a sporting goods store chain headquartered in Denver, Colorado. The series originally ran on ABC from 2011 to 2017 for six seasons, and entered syndication in 2015. In May 2020, Fox renewed the series for a 9th and final season,which premiered on January 3, 2021.
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Last Man Standing is an American sitcom created by Jack Burditt for ABC, later airing on Fox. The show stars Tim Allen as an executive at a sporting goods store chain headquartered in Denver, Colorado, who is a married father of three daughters and a grandfather to his eldest daughter’s son. The series originally ran on ABC from 2011 to 2017 for six seasons, and entered syndication in 2015. Despite being ABC’s second-highest rated sitcom for the 2016–17 season, the network declined to renew Last Man Standing for a seventh season. One year later, Fox announced it had picked up the show for a 7th season, which premiered on September 28, 2018. In May 2020, Fox renewed the series for a 9th and final season,which premiered on January 3, 2021. The character of Boyd was also age-advanced from age five to five years old in season 2. Jordan Masterson plays Ryan, Boyd’s father, in a recurring role. Nick Jonas, previously played in one episode in season 1, guest-starred in one episode in the 2nd season. The second season initially received a 13-episode order on November 12, 2012. On November 10, 2012, ABC announced that three scripts had been ordered to bring the second-season total to 18. On May 10, 2014, ABC renewed Last Man standing for a fourth season. It premiered on October 27, 2014. Héctor Elizondo and Nancy Travis joined the cast in the leading female role as Allen’s wife who doesn’t miss much, and their guest star role in season 3 was as the boss to Allen’s character.
On October 11, 2011, the series was picked up for a full season of twenty-two episodes. The first two episodes aired in a one-hour premiere, with the first twoisodes airing in a 1:30 p.m. ET premiere. On April 25, 2013, it was announced that the series would air on Tuesday nights at 8 Eastern7 Central. On June 11, 2012,. Tim Doyle was hired as the new showrunner of the series. Doyle replaced Kevin Abbott, who joined the staff as the showrunner mid-way in the first season. Abbott continued to serve as a executive producer while showrunning the fellow ABC sitcom Malibu Country starring Reba McEntire. Both shows aired as a part of ABC’s Friday night lineup for the 2012–2013 primetime television season. On November 8,2012, Abbott re-joined the last season’s crew full-time, after a stint in rehab, and gave Nastaran Dibai full showrunning duties of Malibu country. On July 11, 2013,. Alexandra Krosney was let go from the show. Krosneys was replaced by Amanda Fuller in season2. On September 20, 2013. The series was renewed for a third season which premiered in September 2013, and ended on April 25,. 2013, after 22 episodes. It was also renewed for another season in May 2014, which ended on September 20.