It’s official — ABC has ordered a second season of “Roseanne” spinoff “The Conners.” The renewal comes after collection’ producer Werner Leisure secured new offers with the core solid of “Roseanne” veterans, John Goodman, who performs Dan Conner, Laurie Metcalf (Jackie Harris), Sara Gilbert (Darlene Conner) and Lecy Goranson (Becky Conner-Healy). The scale of the order has not been revealed by ABC however has been purported to be 13 episodes, barely larger than final season’s 11.
Whereas not the mega-hit of the scale of the “Roseanne” revival, “The Conners” has been a breakout for ABC. In its first season, the “Roseanne” followup averaged 9.5 million complete viewers and a 2.2 adults 18-49 ranking (Reside+7) to rank because the season’s No. 1 new comedy in complete viewers and 18-49 and ABC’s No. 1 comedy in each classes. “The Conners” improved its Tuesday eight p.m. time interval by 33% in complete viewers and by 22% in adults 18-49, posting five-year highs for ABC within the half-hour.
“We’re proud to be persevering with the story of the enduring Conners household,” stated ABC Leisure president Karey Burke. “This workforce is fearless of their willingness to deal with up to date points with humor and coronary heart, and I’ve little doubt they may proceed to outdo themselves.”
The listing of “The Conners” solid members confirmed to return in Season 2 embrace Goodman, Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, who additionally serves as an govt producer, Goranson in addition to Ames McNamara as Mark Conner-Healy. “Roseanne” alum Michael Fishman is anticipated to be in a number of the episodes.
In “The Conners,” this iconic household grapples with parenthood, divorce, courting, getting old and monetary pressures in working-class America. By way of all of it — the fights, the coupon chopping, the hand-me-downs, the breakdowns — with love, humor and perseverance, the household prevails.
The freshman season featured a star-studded lineup of visitor appearances, that includes Matthew Broderick, Juliette Lewis, Katey Sagal, Mary Steenburgen, Justin Lengthy and Jay R. Ferguson. “Roseanne” alumni who reprised their roles embrace Estelle Parsons, Natalie West, Johnny Galecki and James Pickens Jr.
“The Conners” is from Werner Leisure and govt produced by Tom Werner with Sara Gilbert, Bruce Helford, Dave Caplan, Bruce Rasmussen and Tony Hernandez all serving as govt producers.