Conners Recap: Checks and Balances — Plus, Can Darlene & Ben Make It Work?

Fall behind? Read our previous The Conners recap here. This week on The Conners, Dan loses his patience with Jackie’s unemployed boyfriend, while Darlene gets dating advice from an unexpected source. Dan is unamused when Jackie gets Peter a $ 3,000 Vespa for Christmas. He agrees to make the necessary repairs, but only for his sister-in-law’s sake. […]

Katey Sagal to Visit The Conners

The Conners may have lost one iconic TV housewife, but the fractured family is about to find itself in the presence of another. Katey Sagal on Monday was “pleased to announce” (via Twitter) that she’ll appear on an upcoming episode of ABC’s Roseanne spinoff. TVLine has learned that her character Louise will be appear in […]

The Conners Season 1 Gets a Bit Bigger

ABC’s Roseanne-less Roseanne spinoff is going to 11. ABC announced on Friday that The Conners‘ freshman run has been extended by one episode, bringing its episode count to 11. The Roseanne revival itself only ran for nine well-watched episodes last spring, prior to series lead Roseanne Barr tapping Tweet on the quip that would swiftly […]

‘The Conners’ premiere fell well short of ‘Roseanne’ in ratings, but it’s still a hit for ABC

ABC ABC’s “Roseanne” spin-off, “The Conners,” debuted on Tuesday to 10.5 million viewers. That’s not as high as the “Roseanne” premiere earlier this year, but on par with industry predictions. “If we can capture even half of ‘Roseanne’s’ audience from last year, we’ll be the number one new show for the season,” ABC exec Andy […]

‘The Conners’ is ‘unavoidably awkward’ without its lead star Roseanne Barr and it’s unclear whether or not the show can succeed without her

ABC/Eric McCandless “Roseanne” spin-off “The Conners” premieres on ABC Tuesday at 8 p.m. without Roseanne Barr. The premiere significantly addresses Roseanne’s absence after her show revival was canceled at the end of May.  While the show makes a solid case for itself without Barr, the show is “unavoidably awkward” without its lead matriarch. “Going from […]

The Conners: Justin Long to Recur as Love Interest for [Spoiler]

The list of famous faces appearing on ABC’s upcoming Roseanne spinoff keeps getting, ahem, longer. TVLine has confirmed that Justin Long (New Girl) will recur on The Conners as Neil, a love interest for none other than Sara Gilbert’s Darlene. As previously reported, Darlene’s ex-husband David (played by The Big Bang Theory‘s Johnny Galecki) will […]

Roseanne Barr Spoils Her Character's 'Cynical, Horrible' Fate on The Conners

Roseanne Barr isn’t happy with the way The Conners is handling her character’s exit. In a podcast released over the weekend, Barr spilled the beans on how the upcoming Roseanne offshoot will write off her character Roseanne Conner: “They killed her. They have her die of an opioid overdose.” Last season, on the Roseanne revival, Roseanne’s […]

John Goodman says Roseanne will be killed off on the spin-off ‘The Conners’

ABC/Adam Rose John Goodman said Roseanne Barr‘s character would be killed off on “The Conners.”  In an interview with The Sunday Times, Goodman said his character’s wife is “dead.”  “The Conners” is a spin-off of “Roseanne” after the revival was cancelled following a racist tweet from Barr.  Goodman’s mention of his TV wife’s death is […]

The Conners: 10 Possible Storylines for ABC's Roseanne Spinoff

The Conners will attempt to prevail after suffering a significant loss this fall. ICYMI: ABC has ordered to series the aforementioned Roseanne spinoff sans Roseanne Barr, in an effort to try and salvage the TV season’s top-rated comedy and No. 2 scripted program. But what will a continuation without its namesake look like, exactly? The […]

Daily Podcast: The Conners, Dear White People, Sinemia, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, The Terror, Disneyland, and More

On the June 22, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest news, including The Conners, The Terror season 2, Sinemia, Point Blank, Dear White People, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, and Disneyland’s dynamic pricing. You can subscribe […]