Fox fall lineup includes new series from Winston-Salem native

The network announced on Friday the mutli-cam comedy has been picked up for a new season, roughly one year after its cancellation by ABC caused an uproar among some, who alleged star Tim Allen's conservative political views played a part in the network's decision to ax the series.

RelStarring: Lil Rel Howery (Get Out), Jess "Hilarious" Moore (Wild 'N Out), Jordan L. Jones (Wisdom of the Crowd), and Sinbad (Jingle All the Way) Logline: Lil Rel, a prideful, self-made success who lives by the code to "always believe in yourself and great things will come", finds that attitude put to the test when he learns his wife is having an affair with his own barber.

The network's schedule, announced Monday, is its first since parent company 21st Century Fox announced that it would sell its TV and movie production assets to the Walt Disney Co.

Shows canceled by Fox are "The Last Man on Earth", "New Girl", "The Mick", "Lucifer" and "The Exorcist".

"Last Man Standing" averaged 8.3 million viewers for ABC during the 2016-2017.

The series is set to air on Fox during the 2018-19 TV season.

"It's a really amusing show", Walden said of "Last Man".

Walden said the network's been talking to Allen throughout the year and tried to pick the show up when ABC let it go. Walden added that ABC had not, "for whatever reason", made Allen's series a priority, which may be a reference to its relegation to a Friday night time slot.

But the multi-camera family comedy series is a break from the quirkier single-camera comedies and daring animated fare the Fox network has been known to favor over the years.

"Rel" will air at 9:30 p.m. He will be replaced with a new character played by Seann William Scott, who is best known for his role as Steve Stifler in the "American Pie" movies.

"The Gifted" is back on Tuesday at 8 p.m., with "Lethal Weapon", returning at 9.

MacFarlane and Braga also are executive producers on Fox's science-fiction mix of drama, adventure and humor, "The Orville", which will return at midseason.

The midseason for Fox will feature a live January production of "Rent", and two new dramas, medical thriller "The Passage", with Mark-Paul Gosselaar, and "Proven" Innocent, a legal series about wrongful convictions.

What it's about: Based on the books by Justin Cronin, this post-apocalyptic story centers around a top-secret government experiment with a deadly virus that could either cure the world of diseases or end humanity as we know it. It will be the final season for "Gotham", which will focus on Bruce Wayne's (David Mazouz) transformation into Batman. The network has yet to make a decision on the fates of "Ghosted" and "L.A.to Vegas".

Vanessa Coleman

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