"Last Man Standing" will stand again. ABC on Sunday confirmed that it will pick up Tim Allen's family sitcom for a fifth season.
The network announced most of its returning shows last week. But "Last Man" was conspicuously left off the list, leading to speculation that the show might not make the cut.
Ultimately ABC was able to clinch a deal with 20th Century Fox Television, the studio behind the series, that enabled "Last Man" to get another round.
"Last Man" finds Allen, the former star of ABC's "Home Improvment," playing a traditional-minded man who works as a marketer for a chain of outdoor stores. Nancy Travis is his...