In the vein of Friday family comedies of years past on ABC, the broad "Malibu Country" heads to 8:30 p.m., teaming up with Tim Allen's relocated "Last Man Standing" with Tim Allen. Reba McEntire stars in "Malibu" as a displaced country music singer, raising the question of whether ABC might ever consider a crossover episode with new drama "Nashville."

The secret weapon for "Malibu Country" might well be Lily Tomlin, who plays Reba's mom. Sara Rue co-stars as the neighbor (as opposed to "The Neighbors").

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