Tim Allen has another season of former ABC original series Last Man Standing gifted to him by FOX. The sitcom series that began in October 2011 focuses on Allen as a family man, senior executive and director of marketing for an outdoor sporting goods store chain based in Denver, Colorado.
Last Man Standing found its current home at FOX in 2017 after its original cancellation on ABC despite being one of the most loved sitcoms airing on the network. The show now has improved upon the network’s performance on Friday nights at 8pm by 50% in adults 18-49 and 112% in total viewers according to statistics on weekly ratings.
Allen expressed his joy to fans about the renewal and humorously quipped stating the following:
“Thanks to our family at Fox who continue to make us feel so at home. Man, if we keep this up, they might have to call our show, Last Man Unable to Stand.”
As well as main star Tim Allen, the series also stars Nancy Travis, Amanda Fuller, Jordan Masterson, Jonathan Adams, Jet Jurgensmeyer, and Krista Marie Yu. The Jack Burdiff created sitcom will now enter its eighth’s season and second to air on Fox after an original six-year run on ABC.
The welcomed news comes as the show gets ready to air it’s 150th episode in the show’s seventh season this coming Friday entitled “Yass Queen”.
As well as Last Man Standing, Tim Allen will soon return to his fan-favorite role of Buzz Lightyear in Pixar’s upcoming Toy Story 4 set to hit theaters in June 2019.
Last Man Standing stars Tim Allen as Mike Baxter, Nancy Travis as Vanessa Baxter, Amanda Fuller as Kristin Beth Baxter, Molly McCook as Amanda Elaine “Mandy” Baxter-Anderson, Christoph Sanders as Kyle Anderson, Jet Jurgensmeyer as Boyd Baxter, Jordan Masterson as Ryan Vogelson, Jonathan Adams as Chuck Larabee, Héctor Elizondo as Edward “Ed” Alzate, Krista Marie Yu as Jen, Kaitlyn Dever as Eve Baxter, Jay Leno as Joe Leonard, and Tisha Campbell as Carol Larabee. Check out the synopsis below:
“The series follows Mike Baxter, a senior executive and director of marketing for an outdoor sporting goods store chain based in Denver, Colorado. His home life is initially filled with his wife, three daughters, and a grandson, but later extends to the young men who are married to or dating his daughters.”
Last Man Standing airs on Friday nights at 8:00pm ET on FOX.