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'Last Man Standing' (Tuesdays at 8 p.m., premieres Oct. 11): Today it's a woman's world, and this man's man is on a mission to get men back to their rightful place in society. Tim Allen plays Mike Baxter, a marketing director for an iconic outdoor sporting goods store. He loves to have adventures while he's traveling for work and he drives a pick-up truck. While Mike is the king of the hill at work, he's the odd man out in a home that is dominated by women -- namely his wife and their three daughters.
The show also stars Nancy Travis ('So I Married an Axe Murderer,' 'Three Men and a Baby') as Vanessa, Molly Ephraim as Mandy, Alexandra Krosney as Kristin, Kaitlyn Dever as Eve and Hector Elizondo ('Chicago Hope') as Ed. 'Last Man Standing' was written by Jack Burditt ('30 Rock'), who also serves as executive producer with Tim Allen, Becky Clements, Marty Adelstein ('Prison Break'), Shawn Levy ('Night at the Museum'), Richard Baker ('The Santa Clause') and Rick Messina ('The Santa Clause'). John Pasquin ('Home Improvement,' 'The Santa Clause') directed. 'Last Man Standing' is from Twentieth Century Fox Television.
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