Was Family Ties Cancelled?
After season five, the show moved from Thursday night following The Cosby Show (1984) to Sunday night. The show dropped from second place in the ratings to number seventeen due to the move. The ratings declined even further in season seven, and the show was cancelled.
Where was Family Ties filmed?
Modeled after the childhood home of executive producer Gary David Goldberg, the exterior of the middle-class residence was never seen. (Though the show was set in Columbus, Ohio, the series was filmed on a soundstage at Paramount Studios in Hollywood.)
How did Family Ties series end?
Family Ties’s series finale aired 30 years ago, on May 14, 1989, with Alex moving to New York City to take a job—though not before giving his family a heartfelt goodbye.
How many seasons of Family Ties are there?
Alex receives a scholarship to fictional Leland University, which is located close enough for him to continue to live at home and commute. Keaton excels at Leland and teaches an economics course as a teaching assistant.
Who played Mr Keaton on Family Ties?
Set in suburban Columbus, Ohio, during the Reagan administration, Steven and Elyse Keaton (Michael Gross and Meredith Baxter) are baby boomers, liberals and former hippies, raising their three children: ambitious, would-be millionaire entrepreneur Alex (Michael J. Fox); fashion-conscious, gossipy Mallory (Justine …