Fox Renews ‘The Resident’ And ‘Last Man Standing’

Peter 'Hopper' Stone / © ABC / Courtesy: Everett Collection

Peter ‘Hopper’ Stone / © ABC / Courtesy: Everett Collection

If you are a fan of Last Man Standing and The Resident, good news for you! Fox has announced that the two series have been renewed for the 2020-2021 TV season.

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Fox previously set its fall 2020 schedule to include animated comedies like The SimpsonsFamily Guy and Bob’s Burgers, and previously set to premiere midseason dramas Flithy Rich and neXt, and newly acquired series L.A.’s Finest starring Jessica Alba and Gabrielle Union.

The Resident and Last Man Standing are such important parts of Fox, and we’re so pleased they will be returning next season,” Michael Thorn, president of entertainment for Fox Entertainment, said in a statement. “We want to thank all of the writers, actors, directors, producers and talented crews for both of these shows, and, of course, our friends and producing partners at 20th Century Fox Television.”

According to the network, Last Man Standing, which stars Tim Allen and Nancy Travis, averages 8 million multi-platform viewers. As for The Resident, which stars Matt Czuchry and Emily VanCamp, averages 10 million across platforms.

Last week, Fox revealed its public health situation-proof 2020 fall TV lineup, making the network the first broadcaster to announce a specific fall schedule since the outbreak of this global health crisis.

“The effects of this global health crisis leave no business unaffected. As a media company that prides itself on an entrepreneurial spirit and the focus that comes with doing fewer things better, we mobilized, swiftly creating an entirely new, original-programming lineup for the fall to share with our partners this upfront,” said Charlie Collier, CEO, Fox Entertainment.

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