December 08, 2011 at 07:51 PM EST

Man down!

ABC is pulling comedy Man Up from its prime-time schedule. Instead, the network will plug in repeats of the show’s lead-in, Tim Allen’s Last Man Standing.

The Tuesday comedy most recently delivered a decent 8.8 million viewers, but only a 1.6 rating among adults 18-49 (plus it shed 40 percent of its Last Man lead-in). ABC notes the comedy isn’t officially canceled, the network might use remaining episodes to fill a hole at some point. But for all intents and purposes…

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