The cast of Roseanne will return to televisions this fall — without Roseanne Barr — in The Conners. The spinoff, which features the remaining members of the iconic sitcom family, will officially premiere on Tuesday, October 16 — almost a month after ABC debuts its other fall programming. In addition to The Conners, the network has set fall premiere dates for several other new and returning shows, including The Good Doctor and Grey’s Anatomy.
The hoopla surrounding ABC’s Roseanne revival has largely died down, even as the series continues pushing hot-button topics. That said, producer Whitney Cummings now reveals a cut gun control story written before the Parkland shootings, but considered too dark for TV.
Boy, game shows are real sticklers these days. You have to check out this viral video of a Wheel of Fortune contestant losing over $7000 of his hard-spelled money for something as simple as minor mispronunciation.
ABC has taken the rare step of pulling an episode over its political content. A recent episode of Black-ish has been shelved indefinitely over “creative differences” with showrunner Kenya Barris, owing to its commentary on the state of the country.
One wouldn’t necessarily expect the Conner family to take stock of the Oscars, but Roseanne is officially going for gold. The 90th Academy Awards brought our first look at ABC’s upcoming Roseanne revival, and John Goodman’s miraculous return has not gone unnoticed.