- Fox has renewed 'Last Man Standing' and 'The Resident' but has canceled 'Outmatched.'
Fox president Michael Thorn announced today that the network has renewed the family comedy Last Man Standing and the medical drama The Resident.
Last Man Standing starring Tim Allen will enter its third season with on Fox but its ninth in total. The show previously aired on ABC. The Resident will enter its fourth season.
“The Resident and Last Man Standing are such important parts of FOX, and we’re so pleased they will be returning next season,” said Thorn. “We want to thank all of the writers, actors, directors, producers and talented crews for both of these shows, and, of course, our friends and producing partners at 20th Century Fox Television.”
Last Man Standing centers around Mike Baxter (Allen), a happily married father of three daughters, who finds himself the odd man out as he tries to maintain his manliness in a home dominated by women. Its Fox’s most-watched comedy averaging more than eight million Multi-Platform viewers.
The Resident rips back the curtain and reveal the truth of what really happens, both good and bad, in hospitals across the country. The provocative medical drama follows a group of doctors at Chastain Memorial Hospital, as they face personal and professional challenges on a daily basis. The show averaged nearly 10 million Multi-Platform viewers, and ranks among the season’s Top 10 broadcast dramas among Adults 18-34.
Fox also announced that the multi-cam family comedy Outmatched starring Jason Biggs and Maggie Lawson has been canceled.
Last Man Standing is produced by 20th Century Fox Television and created by Jack Burditt. Kevin Abbott, Matt Berry, Kevin Hench, Ed Yeager, Tim Allen, Marty Adelstein, Shawn Levy, Becky Clements, Richard Baker, and Rick Messina serve as executive producers.
The Resident is produced by 20th Century Fox Television. Todd Harthan, Amy Holden Jones, Rob Corn, Antoine Fuqua, David Boorstein, Oly Obst, and Elizabeth Klaviter are executive producers.