‘The Conners’ Gets Season 2 Renewal; Roseanne Conner to Remain Dead

Following up on reports earlier in the week that the series was close to receiving an official second-season greenlight pending final contract negotiations, ABC confirmed on Friday that Roseanne spinoff The Conners will return. While the number of episodes has yet to be finalized, speculation is that the network will order 13 episodes – an […]


ABC Releases 30-Second Promo for The Conners

While 30 seconds isn’t a lot of time to formulate an opinion on a television series, ABC has nonetheless released a new promo for their upcoming Roseanne-less Roseanne continuation show, The Conners. Reportedly, the series will pick up after Roseanne (played by Roseanne Barr, duh) overdoses on opioids, as she struggled with the beginnings of […]

Juliette Lewis Joins ABC’s Roseanne Continuation, The Conners

Things are moving ahead for the ABC Roseanne-less Roseanne continuation series, The Connors, with Juliette Lewis joining the cast. At present, Lewis’s involvement in the series is listed as David’s (Johnny Galecki) girlfriend Blue, who was spoken about briefly in the most recent season of the Roseanne revival.   View this post on Instagram   HERE’S THE BIG NEWS!! Look what […]


ABC Teases ‘The Conners’ with “What’s Next” Video

While it isn’t lengthy, ABC has released a short video tease for their upcoming reboot of the Roseanne revival, The Conners. The series will be a continuation of the Roseanne show, but without Roseanne Barr. Set to Carly Simon’s “Anticipation,” the 15-second video has no dialogue and no characters, just an empty couch that sits in the Conners living […]

The Connors: ABC Releases First Look at ‘Roseanne’ Spinoff Series

Out of the ashes of the raging dumpster fire that was ABC‘s revival of ’90s sitcom Roseanne rises our first look at the set of the new Roseanne Barr-less ABC series spinoff The Connors. Though very little is known about the series’ storyline (other than the fact that Barr won’t be a part of it) ahead […]

The Power of Danny McBride, John Goodman Compels HBO to Order Televangelist Comedy Pilot

HBO has found a little bit of that “old time religion” with a pilot order for a half-hour comedy series from creator Danny McBride (Vice Principals) based in and around the the world of televangelism. Written, directed, starring, and executive produced by McBride, The Righteous Gemstones co-stars John Goodman (The Big Lebowski, The Connors) and […]

‘The Conners’ Ordered by ABC, No Roseanne Barr Involvement

It looks like ABC Television Network has chosen to pick up a Roseanne spinoff series reportedly called The Conners following the cancelation and subsequent firing of series star and producer Roseanne Barr. So far, it’s a 10-episode series order. Comedian and personality Barr is no stranger to controversy, but she finally crossed the Disney-owned company’s line by posting […]

ABC Eyes an Eden Sher-Led Spinoff of ‘The Middle’

With the cancellation of Roseanne, ABC has a hole in its schedule, which may end up getting a show picked up that previously was passed on or a mid-season series moved up to fill the fall slot. One of the possible solutions to the opening could be a spinoff from the recently ended series The […]


ABC Cancels Roseanne Following “Abhorrent, Repugnant” Joke by Roseanne Barr

ABC has officially canceled Roseanne following the reaction show creator and star Roseanne Barr’s “joke” about former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett. Barr tweeted that Jarrett looked like “the Muslim Brotherhood & Planet of the Apes had a baby,” prompting Roseanne producer Wanda Sykes to quit the show and sparking a wave of backlash on social media and […]

May the 4th Be with You – Television’s Lovingly Obscure Star Wars References

In honor of 2018’s edition of Star Wars Day (and just so I don’t forget, May the 4th be with you!), Bleeding Cool wants to remind you that television’s had a love affair with legendary sci-fi franchise for years — but we don’t play around with the “standards” or clichés around here, people! Sure, we […]

Roseanne for President

Is the Media Getting Suckered into Making Roseanne a Serious Post-Trump Presidential Candidate?

It’s hard to watch the unfolding furor over Roseanne Barr‘s rebooted television show and the increased scrutiny over her politics and embrace of the alt-right QAnon meme-generation / “Overton Window” strategy without wondering whether the mainstream media is getting suckered… again… over covering the outrageous spectacle of it without really understanding what’s happening and why. […]


ABC Renews Roseanne for Season 2, Much to the Joy of Donald Trump

Looks like America gets to spend a little more time crashing on The Conners’ couch. ABC officially announced what many believed was a foregone conclusion: the network’s revival of family sitcom Roseanne has been renewed for a second season, making it the show’s 11th season overall. The Roseanne Barr-starring and Donald Trump-adored sitcom shattered ratings expectations […]


18 Million People Watched the Return of Roseanne

Last night’s return of ABC’s Roseanne was huge. The revival of the ’90s sitcom featuring Roseanne Barr and John Goodman pulled in 18.2 million total viewers and a 5.1 demo rating across the double-episode run. That made it the biggest launch of the season, beating out Young Sheldon, which brought in 17.2 million viewers and […]

Let’s Talk About ABC’s ‘Roseanne’ Revival, Season 10 Premiere

You knew when ABC announced the return of Roseanne, eventually someone was going to have to review it.  Apparently that someone is me, as I’ve been covering most of the news surrounding the American family sitcom. Reuniting the original cast to shoot new episodes (no really the tag line for the show is “Same Cast, New […]

Watch: ‘Roseanne’ Revival on ABC Opening Credits

The upcoming revival of Roseanne from ABC is getting closer, and today the network released the first look at the series.  Namely- the opening credits that’ll begin each episode. Check it out: Both Roseanne (Roseanne Barr) and Dan Conner (John Goodman) are back, so are Darlene (Sara Gilbert), Jackie (Laurie Metcalf), D.J. Michael (Fishman) and original […]

Watch: New Trailer For Roseanne Revival

Somedays it really does seem like there are no original ideas left in Tinseltown, and while the ABC Roseanne revival may be proof of that, it feels like a timely choice to bring back the series. The Connors were an all American family, struggling to make ends meet while interacting with their biting humor and love. […]

LGBTQ Writers And Creators Talk Queer Pop Culture At NYCC 2017

Rosilyne Bean wrote from New York Comic Con 2017: New York Times tech columnist and book review editor Jude Biersdorfer hosted this year’s Queer Pop Culture panel at NYCC. She was joined by several artists, activists, and cosplayers in discussion of their experiences and work in the community. David Barclay Moore was there to discuss his […]

ABC’s Roseanne Revival Officially Gets 2018 Midseason Release

Earlier this month it was reported that fan favorite family sitcom Roseanne was returning for some type of revival with the original cast.  The announcement was met with lots of chatter, mostly from fans asking the question “which Becky though?”. Today Deadline confirmed that Roseanne has gotten an eight-episode reboot order from ABC.  Original cast Roseanne Barr (Roseanne), […]