Fans of the Tim Allen-starring sitcom Last Man Standinghave threatened a boycott of ABC after the network cancelled the conservative-friendly series last week despite strong ratings and critical acclaim.
Last Man Standing ran for six seasons on ABC before being cancelled on Wednesday. The sitcom centered on Allen’s Mike Baxter, a blue-collar marketing director for a sporting goods store and his relationship with his wife Vanessa (Nancy Travis) and his three teenage daughters (Molly Ephraim, Kaitlyn Dever, and Amanda Fuller).
Over the weekend, fans of the show took to social media to call for a boycott of the network, while some urged other platforms like Netflix and CMT to pick it up.
@starcrosswolf @ABC @AnitaWhiteee @RobertsRooms @gotspeed2burn @1Talking_Stick @mary_p7mary3 @mollyday15 @LibertyNews1776 @CB618444 .@ABCNetwork Is your goal to make money? Im not sure you know how… #BoycottABC pic.twitter.com/Qjyx63negI
— AmericanKelli (@kshw5678) May 12, 2017
My favorite show "Last Man Standing" has been cancelled by liberal ABC. I hope all 8.1 million viewers join #BoycottABC, I am. What a shame.
— Stacy Bolton (@sbolton20) May 14, 2017