The Conners, to my surprise, premiered Tuesday night. Marking the continuation of the since-canceled Roseanne revival, original series star and executive producer Roseanne Barr marked the occasion (which, as expected, included the death of Barr’s character) with a predictable tweet about being alive. Barr also shared a full-length statement on the Conners premiere in conjunction with friend Rabbi Shmuley Boteach. “While we wish the […]

Can Roseanne thrive without Roseanne? We’ll find out when The Conners premieres in October. The working-class sitcom stars the same cast as last season’s highest-rated show — John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, etc. — with one major exception: Roseanne Barr, who was fired by ABC over “abhorrent” comments she made on Twitter. She won’t be creatively or financially involved with the Lanford-set spinoff, and […]

In the wake of Roseanne Barr’s firing from her own show revival on ABC, the network and the rest of the cast is moving on with a Roseanne-less spinoff, The Conners. Even a date has been set for the series’ continuation, but when it comes to determining what precisely will happen to explain the titular character’s absence, no one is willing […]

Looks like ABC is not about to let the Roseanne revival die, even after its titular star, in a state of allegedly Ambien-fueled racism, sent out a tweet describing former Barack Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett as a product of the Muslim Brotherhood and the Planet of the Apes. According to the Associated Press, the canceled Roseanne revival will now be revived […]