The network that canceled Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Last Man on Earth is placing its faith in Tim Allen. Following initial rumors, FOX confirms Allen’s Last Man Standing will return for new episodes after its cancellation at ABC last year.
The specter of Tim Allen’s Last Man Standing rose with the success of ABC’s Roseanne, but the canceled conservative comedy has taken an unexpected turn. Reports indicate FOX may pick up the tab for a seventh season, with Tim Allen and cast back on board.
FOX’s Lethal Weapon TV series has quietly coasted along as one of its more popular, but may come to an abrupt end. Reports indicate on-set abuse and unprofessional behavior from star Clayne Crawford is making FOX and Warner Bros. consider scrapping the series altogether.
Revivals are everywhere these days, but FOX certainly caught our eye with news that Mike Judge’s King of the Hill might make a propane-fueled comeback. Should FOX move forward, however, Judge previews a change to the core cast that would be unusual, as animation goes.
It seems like only yesterday we were welcoming Mulder and Scully back from a fourteen-year X-Files absence, and goodbyes may already be in order. Star Gillian Anderson doubles down on previous suggestions that Season 11 would mark the last for Dana Scully, so soak it in while you can.
Simpsons character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon has long-influenced stereotypes about people from India, so much so that comedian Hari Kondabolu made a full documentary about The Problem With Apu. Now, character voice Hank Azaria admits the controversy is “a lot to think about,” as well that producers have considered potential measures in response.
We may never get another Simpsons Movie, but Bob’s Burgers is anything but sloppy seconds. The fan-favorite FOX animated series is officially taking the Belchers to the big screen, as Bob’s Burgers has ordered up a theatrical movie for 2020.
The Simpsons reached another milestone in its advanced age with the dismissal of 27-year composer Alf Clausen, but the series’ orchestral future has gotten even murkier. Representatives now claim the Emmy-winning Clausen will have an “ongoing role,” though his orchestra has apparently been dismissed.
The third time’s the charm for How I Met Your Mother spinoff How I Met Your Father, but it might also be the Worst. A third attempt at resuscitating the romantic comedy franchise now has a familiar writer from FXX’s You’re The Worst, and perhaps a revamped premise.