Walden emphasized that “Last Man” was a self-starter for ABC during its six-season run with little promotional support. With all of those factors combined, “Roseanne’s” out of the box performance “emboldened” Fox’s plan to put Allen’s show back on the air, in tandem with a new comedy that is a tonal fit, “Cool Kids,” starring Martin Mull, Vicki Lawrence and David Alan Grier.
“It’s a really funny show,” Walden said of “Last Man”. “It had nothing to do with ‘Roseanne’ that we were interested in the show in the first place. (But) I think everyone took a good, hard look at the performance of ‘Roseanne.’ It certainly did remind us we have a huge, iconic comedy star in our Fox family in Tim Allen.”
Source and more: Variety
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