ABC Besieged by Boycott Calls Following Cancellation of Conservative Tim Allen’s ‘Last Man Standing’

Heat Street: It’s TV upfront week, which means major network cancellations are being announced left, right and center.
But the liberal ABC Television Network’s decision to axe Tim Allen’s hit Friday night comedy The Last Man Standing has caused consternation among fans who suspect the highly rated multi-camera sitcom has been nixed primarily because of Allen’s right-of-center political beliefs.

The show was ABC’s second-most-watched comedy this season, with 8.1 million viewers, only behind Modern Family. Deadline Hollywood, which broke the news of the cancellation, reported that The Last Man Standing was “hitting ratings highs in its sixth season.”
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