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ABC's Last Man Standing replaces showrunner

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Premieres: Friday, Oct. 3, at 8 p.m. on ABC Stars: Tim Allen, Nancy Travis, Hector Elizondo, What to expect: Conservative Mike Baxter (Allen) doesn't evolve…
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Last Man Standing will have a new boss next season—if ABC gives it a fifth year.

Matt Berry, currently a co-executive producer, would replace Tim Doyle as showrunner, EW has confirmed. Berry’s previous credits are impressive and include Desperate Housewives, Reba, and Ellen. Doyle was in charge of the Tim Allen-led comedy for three seasons. Deadline first reported the switch.