Last Man Standing Renewed by ABC, Likely To Be Paired with Malibu Country

last man standingLast Man Standing has been renewed for a second season by ABC. The multi-camera comedy, starring Home Improvement’s Tim Allen, debuted this past October and has proved to be an okay building block for a potential multi-cam comedy night.

It’ll likely be paired with Reba McEntire’s Malibu Country, which received a pickup earlier tonight. McEntire, a country music legend and former sitcom star in her own right, will be playing Reba Gallagher, a woman that discovers her husband’s infidelity. Once she makes it through a painful divorce, Reba moves to California with her children and mother, in a bid for a new start on life. There’s a major culture shock, though, and Reba Gallagher has to figure out a way to plant her roots and begin her life as a single mother.

Malibu Country is the only multi-cam comedy that ABC picked up for the 2012-13 season, having given the greenlight to the likes of Family Tools, How to Live with Your Parents for the Rest of Your Life, and The Neighbors. How to Live with Your Parents bears a little similarity to Malibu Country, both comedies following the journey of divorced women looking to land on their feet after traumatic life change. Whereas Malibu Country finds the Gallagher family moving across the country, How to Live with Your Parents has its heroine Polly moving back home with her parents.

ABC has been quite busy today making room for their new shows, deciding the fate of every 2011-12 show and ordering an impressive fleet of dramas and comedies to fill in the cracks. To catch up on every ABC move, check out the ABC tag here at TVOvermind.

Last Man Standing aired its season finale on May 1st.

What did you think about the first season of Last Man Standing? Do you think that Reba and Tim Allen make for a compatible match, in terms of timeslot and content? What’s been the best move that ABC’s made today?

Leave a Reply

The Punisher
Netflix Officially Orders The Punisher Spin-Off Series
friends
4 TV Couples that Ruined the Show
Supernatural
Supernatural Review: Spec Script Come To Life
The Americans
The Americans Review: Gut Punch
Arrow
Amell Cousins Film Funding Campaign Closing in on $1.5M
denzel
Famous Celebrities Back in the Day
wrestler-rourke-fl
Seven Celebrity Comebacks That Should Motivate You To Try Harder
cSqXgzr
That Time Harry Potter and Neville Longbottom went to a WWE Match
Godfather
Find Famous Scenes from Films at Interactive Map Jackpot City
Arrow
Amell Cousins Film Funding Campaign Closing in on $1.5M
1
Jungle Book Swings Into Theaters and We Approve
pirates_of_the_caribbean_015
Eight Movie Franchises That Need to Rest in Peace
bruce-springsteen-chris-polk-getty-946
Bruce Springsteen Opens with Prince’s “Purple Rain” At Barclay’s Center
spike-jonze-portra_2808683b
10 Awesome Music Videos Directed by the Incomparable Spike Jonze
rolling-stones-concert
The 10 Greatest Rolling Stones Concerts of All-Time
1pbook092nm
Five Awesome Intentionally Funny Music Videos in Movies
150415194757-2015-playoff-graphic-2-041515.1200x672
The Top Five Moments in NBA Playoffs History
2themastes
Your Official Guide to Watching the Masters Tournament on TV
Austin X Games
X Games Austin 2016 Has an Amazing Sports and Music Lineup
nascar_daytona_nationwide_auto_racing_15301727
Seven Incredibly Dangerous Car Accidents in NASCAR History

Get more stuff like this
in your inbox

Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox.