Fox bosses talk 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' cancellation, reviving 'Last Man Standing'

“I think everyone took a good hard look at the performance of ‘Roseanne,” Walden said. “It did so well and it certainly did remind us that we have a huge iconic comedy star in our Fox family in Tim Allen. “We always felt like for whatever reason, ABC didn’t really prioritize ‘Last Man Standing.’ We always wondered how it would do if it was given a better opportunity and prioritized more, in terms of a network’s marketing agenda. So yeah, we were emboldened, I would say, by the performance of ‘Roseanne.'”