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on May 11, 2017 in World News

Despite High Ratings, ABC Cancels Trump-Friendly Sitcom ‘Last Man Standing’

By: John Nolte Even though it had been dumped on Friday nights, the Tim Allen sitcom Last Man Standing enjoyed ratings that Deadline describes as “very respectable for any night and especially Friday[.]” Every week, the half-hour comedy, one of the very few aimed to appeal to America’s heartland, won its time-slot in the all-important demo, including 6.4 million overall same-day viewers. Deadline further adds that  “[w]hile most returning shows were down year-to-year 20-30%, LMS was virtually flat, off just by 5% in total viewers and adults 18-49[.]” Those are very impressive numbers for a show that has been around...

By: John Nolte Even though it had been dumped on Friday nights, the Tim Allen sitcom Last Man Standing enjoyed ratings that Deadline describes as “very respectable for any night and especially Friday[.]” Every week, the half-hour comedy, one of...

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