Published: Wed, May 16, 2018
People | By Neil Grant

Fox Releases Trailers for 'Last Man Standing' & More 2018-2019 Shows

Fox Releases Trailers for 'Last Man Standing' & More 2018-2019 Shows

Deadline reported Friday the Andy Samberg-starring series was picked up by NBC for a 13-episode sixth season. The show had run for six seasons, and many fans were invested.

"Brooklyn Nine-Nine", which first premiered in 2013, explores the hilarious antics of Jake Peralta (Samberg), an immature, but talented NYPD detective in Brooklyn's 99th precinct. The network has yet to make a decision on the fates of "Ghosted" and "L.A.to Vegas".

The cancellation of 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine "was based on a variety of factors", Walden said. "We love the show".

"Obviously, I think everyone took a good hard look at the performance of 'Roseanne, '" she explained.

Still, Walden said Fox is pleased "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" hasn't completely lost its place on television.

"We're really pleased with how "The X-Files" did this past season", Thorn said. "We kind of assumed it would". I don't know what happened. The drama stars Rachelle Lefevre ("Under the Dome", "A Gifted Man"), Vincent Kartheiser ("Mad Men"), Russell Hornsby ("Seven Seconds", "Grimm"), Brian d'Arcy James ("13 Reasons Why", "Spotlight") and Tony Award victor Nikki M. James ("BrainDead", "The Good Wife", "The Book of Mormon").

Many fans of "Last Man Standing" speculated at the time that ABC axed the series over its politics, a rumor that ABC vehemently denied at the time.

Some fans may be drawn to the family sitcom because of Allen's personal political views, but they "aren't really a big feature of the show", Fox Television Group executive Gary Newman said. Get a look at how the Fox of the future is shaping up below. "We really just felt it was a amusing show, the audience responded to it and there was an opportunity on our schedule particularly ... to put a great comedy that would attract a broad audience". "We thought that our Sunday night, young, somewhat male-leaning audience, would be a great opportunity for it". It was a really compressed time when it was canceled at the very end in May. "Now we get the news from FOX that it's time to get back out on that diamond - hell yes, I'm excited!"

Hit comedy LAST MAN STANDING joins the FOX lineup. Including "economic perspectives" which were "fresh for us...focusing on a family who is in different economic circumstances than a number of other comedies on our air".

The revived seventh season on Fox will air during the 2018-2019 TV season, which could mean Tim Allen back in primetime as soon as this fall.

She added that Fox was interested in picking up the comedy when ABC canceled it previous year, but couldn't find the right place on its schedule. "It's a really amusing show..."

Walden added that there was always wonder at the network about how "Last Man Standing" would do if it was prioritized in a way that ABC didn't, and "Roseanne" was the final push it needed. Viewership is lower on Fridays nights so, presumably, FOX has lower expectations for these shows.

Fox has released new trailers for its fall fare, including comedies Last Man Standing and The Cool Kids, as well as midseason dramas The Passage and Proven Innocent.

Allen, a conservative who has voiced his support for Trump, starred as Mike Baxter, who is also politically conservative on the show.

"'Last Man Standing" ended too soon and the outcry from the fans has been deafening", Walden and Newman said, according to Variety.

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