Married with Children Archie Bunker: Why We Need American Curmudgeons

Married with Children, Archie Bunker: Why We Need American Curmudgeons

Before Roseanne Barr’s unfortunate outburst, her sitcom revival (now currently called The Conners) was trying to recapture that atmosphere in the Trump era As most might not care now, but during Roseanne’s initial run on ABC, it was one of the most progressive shows on TV helping to normalize LGBT characters in sitcoms, which during[...]

Marty Pasko Writer on Superman Doctor Fate and Roseanne Dies At 65

Marty Pasko, Writer on Superman, Doctor Fate and Roseanne, Dies At 65

He was a writer and editor working in comic books and television, including for Superman in both, and co-created the modern-day version of Doctor Fate.[caption id="attachment_1205383" align="alignright" width="235"] Marty Pasko, Writer on Superman, Doctor Fate and Roseanne, Dies At 65 Photo from Pasko.[/caption]Beginning in comic book letter columns and fanzines, including publishing Fantazine, with Alan[...]

The Conners Gets Season 2 Renewal Roseanne Conner to Remain Dead

'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

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 addiction[...]

Juliette Lewis Joins ABCs Roseanne Continuation The Conners

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.[caption id="attachment_922018" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Tinseltown /[/caption]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[...]

ABC Teases The Conners with Whats Next Video

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 room[...]

The Connors: ABC Releases First Look at Roseanne Spinoff Series

The Connors: ABC Releases First Look at 'Roseanne' Spinoff Series

[caption id="attachment_805355" align="aligncenter" width="600"] ABC/Adam Rose[/caption]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[...]

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

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

Goodman recently returned to his role as Dan Conner in ABC’s Roseanne (soon to be The Conners); and has appeared in films such as Barton Fink, 10 Cloverfield Lane, and O Brother, Where Art Thou?.Variety [caption id="attachment_877124" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit (left): HBO / (right): ABC/ABC News[/caption]HBO has found a little bit of that "old time religion"[...]

The Conners Ordered by ABC No Roseanne Barr Involvement

'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 a[...]

ABC Eyes an Eden Sher-Led Spinoff of The Middle

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 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[...]

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

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.[caption[...]

Stormy Speaks Roseanne Returns Hulu Passes MLB Opens and More [The Weekly Static s01e33]

Stormy Speaks; Roseanne Returns; Hulu Passes; MLB Opens and More! [The Weekly Static! s01e33]

Presidential Election (now more than ever) and my own private island-nation. for Delegation of Black Wrestlers, Mark Henry Says Hulk Hogan Can’t Come Back to WWE YetStormy Daniels Gives 60 Minutes Their Best Night in a DecadeHulu Passes on Locke & Key Series; ‘It’ Director Andy Muschietti Pitching to Other Outlets18 Million People Watched the[...]

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

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

[caption id="attachment_819620" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Adam Rose/ABC[/caption]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[...]

18 Million People Watched the Return of Roseanne

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[...]

Lets Talk About ABCs Roseanne Revival Season 10 Premiere

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.[caption id="attachment_805355" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Connors together again in the famous livingroom.ABC/Adam Rose[/caption]Reuniting the original cast to shoot new episodes (no[...]

Watch: Roseanne Revival on ABC Opening Credits

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: Roseanne (Roseanne Barr) and Dan Conner (John Goodman) are back, so are Darlene (Sara Gilbert), Jackie (Laurie Metcalf), D.J. Michael (Fishman) and original Becky (Lecy Goranson).[caption[...]

Watch: New Trailer For Roseanne Revival

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.[caption id="attachment_805356" align="aligncenter" width="600"] ABC/Robert Trachtenberg[/caption]The Connors were an all American family, struggling to make ends meet while interacting with their[...]

LGBTQ Writers And Creators Talk Queer Pop Culture At NYCC 2017

LGBTQ Writers And Creators Talk Queer Pop Culture At NYCC 2017

She discussed the TV reboot of shows Roseanne and Will & Grace When asked if it would be better to create new material, rather than rebooting older shows, Hogan responded: “It is great to reboot older shows as long as they are willing to come into 2017 The creators need to take the old material and[...]