Actor Tim Allen has been America's favorite dad on TV for years! But Tim's life didn't start full of glitz and glam. Tim's dad was tragically killed by a drunk driver when he was just a boy. The loss of his father shook him to his core and he turned to drugs to try and ease the pain. That addiction eventually led him to prison. Through it all Tim was wrestling with the faith he had been taught as a child. He questioned and struggled but knew all along that there was a God who loved him. And man did God show up in a big way!
The day after Tim was released from his parole he got a call from a casting agent at Disney and things took off from there. Tim ended up on the famous family show 'Home Improvement' and was shot to stardom. But he knew this wasn't all his doing, Tim knew that God, who he calls 'the builder', had a plan for his life. He knew that God put him here for a purpose.
Now sober for years Tim opens up about his tough life and his complicated relationship with the Lord. And this is a testimony you don't want to miss!
The Tim Allen sitcom, “Last Man Standing,” has been cancelled after six seasons. The show’s high ratings have led some viewers and critics to speculate that ABC discontinued it due to Allen’s conservative views.
In "The Last Man Standing," Tim Allen plays a man outnumbered by his wife and three daughters. And according to Fox News, the show was the television network’s second highest comedy this season. It averaged 8.1 million viewers.
Additionally, the show reached ABC’s third highest watched scripted series, following the popular “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Modern Family.”
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The decision came as a surprise to Tim Allen, who sent out a Tweet saying, "Stunned and blindsided by the network I called home for the last six years."
Stunned and blindsided by the network I called home for the last six years. #lastmanstanding— Tim Allen (@ofctimallen) May 16, 2017
Commentators and fans of the Tim Allen sitcom wasted no time in suggesting the show's cancellation came about because of the actor’s conservative views and the conservative-leaning views of his character in the show.
Weird how ABC was fine doing for left-wing Modern Family what it wouldn't do for a successful conservative show RIP Last Man Standing— Allen Whitt (@ULookRight) May 11, 2017
Tim has stated, “What I find odd in Hollywood is that they didn’t like Trump because he was a bully. But if you had any kind of inkling that you were for Trump, you got bullied for doing that. And it gets a little bit hypocritical to me.”
ABC is claiming the show's cancellation has to do with the network's decision to no longer air comedies on Friday nights. But fans aren't buying, nor are they happy with the decision. Some outraged fans have even started petitions to bring the show back, one of which has gotten more than 115,000 signatures.
With so many supporters of the show, it will certainly be interesting to see if another Network, or a content provider such as Netflix or Hulu, picks up the show. But no matter what happens, it's inspiring to see Tim Allen hold true to his beliefs, regardless of how Hollywood feels about them.
h/t: Christian Headlines
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