It's finally here — the Roseanne reboot's first episode aired on Tuesday, March 27, and the show has been a hit ever since the premiere. Scroll down to learn more about the new revival!
What time is Roseanne on tonight?
Roseanne will be on at 8:00 p.m. tonight. The episodes are a half-hour long, so it will end at 8:30 p.m.
What channel is Roseanne on?
The Roseanne reboot is on the ABC network. Funny enough, the original show also aired on ABC from 1988 until 1997.
What day is the Roseanne reboot on?
The Roseanne reboot is on every Tuesday night. What a great treat for the beginning of the week!
Who from the cast came back for the Roseanne reboot?
Luckily, much of the original cast came back for the show's revival! We have seen Roseanne Barr as Roseanne Conner, John Goodman as Dan Conner, Laurie Metcalf as Jackie Harris, Sara Gilbert as Darlene Conner, Michael Fishman as D.J. Conner, Lecy Goranson as Becky Conner, and Sarah Chalke as Andrea, a middle-class married woman, who hires Becky as her surrogate. However, we're still waiting to see Johnny Galecki as David Healy!
While on The Talk over the summer, Sarah Gilbert revealed that the cast gave some input on their characters' storylines this time around. "I don’t think that an actor’s voice is going to trump a writer or anything like that, but we have been putting together the Roseanne reboot [and] we went to all the actors and said 'Where do you think your character is?'" Sara said. "Now, nobody had, like, a major diva moment, like, 'My character has to be this, or has to be that,' and ultimately it will be in the writers' hands, but I think it’s so valuable, no one does know their character as well as the people who play them, in a certain way."
As far as new faces, ABC has cast Shamless star Emma Rose Kenney as David and Darlene's daughter. Estelle Parsons, Sandra Bernhard, Natalie West, James Pickens Jr., and Adilah Barnes, will also guest-star on the series.
What will be the Roseanne reboot plot?
The show's wacky series finale didn't go unnoticed. If you remember, the show ended with Roseanne revealing that her husband Dan had died of a heart attack. On top of that, it was revealed that the story was written by Roseanne about her life and major elements of the plot — including the Conners winning $108 million in the Illinois lottery — were actually fiction.
The beginning of the series showed Roseanne screaming Dan's name while he was sleeping, which obviously woke him up. She then exclaimed, "I thought you were dead!" to which he replied, "Why does everyone always think I'm dead?" How funny?
How many episodes are in the Roseanne reboot?
The reboot will be eight episodes, but the show has already been picked up for another season! ABC Chief Channing Dungey opened up about the episodes: "We had a lot of conversations with [executive producer] Tom Werner when he first came in. We've now heard the broad strokes of the creative [direction] for these eight episodes and feel confident that it'll return to the show we all love," she said. "It is very much tonally similar to the original show. It is unflinching, it is honest, it is irreverent at times, and it's also really, really funny. Very topical. We're not talking specifically about the universe that we live in in that way, but we are addressing issues like foreclosure. We're addressing how difficult it is for people to get medical insurance. We're talking about topics in a bigger, broader way. We're not necessarily talking about the occupants of the White House."
How can I binge-watch the original Roseanne?
Don't worry, there are ways to catch up on the first nine seasons of the hit series. Netflix offers all the seasons on DVD. On top of that, all the episodes are available to Amazon Prime subscribers. Now get watching!