ABC greenlights 'Roseanne' revival

ABC greenlights 'Roseanne' revival

A Roseanne revival is officially a go on ABC. 

Network boss Channing Dungey confirmed to reporters on Tuesday that the revival of the comedy series is being planned for a 2018 debut. Cast members that are expected to return include Roseanne Barr (Roseanne), John Goodman (Dan), Sara Gilbert (Darlene), Laurie Metcalf (Jackie), Michael Fishman (D.J.), and Lecy Goranson (Becky). Sarah Chalke (Becky) is also appearing in a yet to be known role. 

 

Here's a statement from Dungey:

The Conners’ joys and struggles are as relevant — and hilarious — today as they were then, and there’s really no one better to comment on our modern America than Roseanne. 

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