Last Man on Earth Return Date

TVLine Items: Last Man Return Date, FNL Reunion at ATX Fest and More

We’re officially one step closer to Phil and Mike Miller’s inevitable family reunion.

The Last Man on Earth will return with new episodes on Sunday, March 6, at 9:30/8:30c, Fox announced Friday. That same day, Seth MacFarlane’s animated series Bordertown will move to its new 7 pm time slot.

The Will Forte-led comedy will pick up right where it left off, with Mike’s space capsule descending toward Earth, putting him on the same planet as his big brother.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* The 2016 ATX Television Festival — being held from June 9 to 12 in Austin, Texas — announced a new batch of panels and programs, including a Friday Night Lights reunion and a live reading of The O.C. pilot, as well as sessions for Hulu’s Casual, Lifetime’s UnREAL and TV Land’s Younger.

* Days of Our Lives‘ Daniel Cosgrove, whose Aiden character was recently killed off, is (somehow) returning to the NBC soap this spring, Soap Opera Digest reports.

* Fox will air an encore of Grease: Live on Easter Sunday (March 27). With Live+3 DVR playback now factored in, the well-received live musical has amassed 14.6 million total viewers and a 5.2 demo rating (up 30 percent vs. NBC’s The Wiz Live).

* Reba McEntire will guest-star on a spring episode of Last Man Standing as Mike Baxter’s (Tim Allen) former college sweetheart, who now travels the world doing the kind of outdoor stuff Mike used to do.

* Freeform’s upcoming summer-camp horror series Dead of Summer, from Once Upon a Time bosses Adam Horowitz and Eddy Kitsis, has added Zelda Williams (The Legend of Korra) as a camp counselor, Alberto Frezza (Touch) as a young deputy, and Eli Goree (The 100) as another camp counselor.

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  1. Mr. Tran K says:

    First Michael Easton returns to GH and now Daniel Cosgrove back on DAYS?

  2. kmw says:

    Now if only we can get a Bones return date.

  3. Sg. Grant says:

    I like that older shows still do panels for people who may binge watch an older series long after it aired to it’s completion.

  4. Katie says:

    Hey, Reba’s going to be on Last Man Standing sometime this spring? Yeehaw! I like that show and I love Reba. She’s a pip. I’ll be looking for it!