Last Man Standing is an American sitcom created by Jack Burditt for ABC, later airing on Fox, that ran from October 11, 2011, to May 20, 2021. The show starred Tim Allen as an executive at a sporting goods store chain headquartered in Denver, Colorado, who is a married father of three daughters and a grandfather to his eldest daughter's son. Last Man Standing was a joint production by 21 Laps-Adelstein Productions, NestEgg Productions, and 20th Television.
The series originally ran on ABC from 2011 to 2017 for six seasons, and entered syndication in 2015. Despite being ABC's second-highest rated sitcom for the 2016–17 season, the network declined to renew Last Man Standing for a seventh season amid controversy, causing fans to petition for its renewal. The following year, Fox announced it had picked up the show for a seventh season, which premiered on September 28, 2018.In May 2020, Fox renewed the series for a ninth and final season, which premiered on January 3, 2021. The series concluded after 194 episodes on May 20, 2021. Since 2021, the series runs in syndication on the USA Network, as well as CMT and NewsNation (formerly WGN America).