Extremely wise move by the folks at CMT for working to pick up Tim Allen’s, Last Man Standing. This widely popular TV show abruptly canceled by ABC might have a new home.
The Political Insider gives these details:
'Last Man Standing' may get the last laugh! CMT reportedly looking into reviving the Tim Allen sitcom pic.twitter.com/JfsUbHAgct
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But now the CMT channel is reportedly looking into reviving the popular comedy. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network is seeing if bringing back the show would be viable. But people with knowledge of the deal say that it is a “long shot” given the price.
Here are more details:
The Viacom-owned network is in preliminary talks to revive canceled Tim Allen comedy Last Man Standing. Insiders stress talks are in the early stages as CMT is exploring if it can revive the expensive show at a price point that works for the niche cable network. It’s unclear if a deal will be made as insiders cautioned that a renewal at CMT may be a long shot given the price tag on the veteran series. Also unclear is how big of a renewal the show could get as everything from a short order to multiple-season/20-episode run have been rumored. 20th TV, which has already placed calls to writers about a potential revival, and CMT declined comment.