The Connors (ABC 2018, Sara Gilbert, John Goodman

The Conners, billed as a spinoff of Roseanne is essentially a continuation of that series following the departure of Roseanne herself (Roseanne Barr was let go from the show in a blaze of publicity following some ill advised twitter remarks.)

In the series opener after a sudden turn of events, the Conners are forced to face the daily struggles of life in Lanford in a way they never have before. This iconic family – Dan, Jackie, Darlene, Becky and D.J. – grapples with parenthood, dating, an unexpected pregnancy, financial pressures, aging and in-laws in working-class America.

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Through it all, the fights, the coupon cutting, the hand-me-downs, the breakdowns – with love, humor and perseverance, the family prevails.

production details
USA | ABC – Werner Entertainment | x22 minute episodes | Broadcast from Tuesday 16 October 2018

Bruce Helford as Creator/Executive Producer
Bruce Rasmussen as Creator/Executive Producer
Dave Caplan as Creator/Executive Producer
Sara Gilbert as Executive Producer
Tom Werner as Executive Producer
Tony Hernandez as Executive Producer

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cast
Sara Gilbert as Darlene
Ames McNamara as Mark
Emma Kenney as Harris
Jayden Rey as Mary
John Goodman as Dan
Laurie Metcalf as Jackie
Lecy Goranson as Becky
Maya Lynne Robinson as Geena
Michael Fishman as D.J.

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