or


CONNERS, THE
Air Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-8:31 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#101) "Keep on Truckin'"
[NOTE: The following article is a press release issued by the aforementioned network and/or company. Any errors, typos, etc. are attributed to the original author. The release is reproduced solely for the dissemination of the enclosed information.]

SERIES PREMIERE

TIMES ARE CHANGING, BUT AMERICA'S FAVORITE WORKING-CLASS FAMILY REMAINS RESILIENT, RELATABLE AND (YES) EVEN IRREVERENT ON THE SERIES PREMIERE OF ABC'S 'THE CONNERS,' TUESDAY, OCT. 16

"Keep on Truckin'" - A sudden turn of events forces the Conners to face the daily struggles of life in Lanford in a way they never have before, on the series premiere of "The Conners," airing TUESDAY, OCT. 16 (8:00-8:31 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. A spinoff of the groundbreaking family comedy "Roseanne," the series features John Goodman (Dan), Laurie Metcalf (Jackie), Sara Gilbert (Darlene), Lecy Goranson (Becky), Michael Fishman (D.J.), Emma Kenney (Harris), Ames McNamara (Mark) and Jayden Rey (Mary) as their beloved Conner characters, with the new and talented addition of Maya Lynne Robinson (Geena).

Guest stars include Estelle Parsons as Beverly, James Pickens Jr. as Chuck and Natalie West as Crystal.

"Keep on Truckin'" was written by Bruce Helford, Dave Caplan and Bruce Rasmussen, and directed by Andy Ackerman.

The series is executive produced by Tom Werner, along with Sara Gilbert, Bruce Helford, Dave Caplan, Bruce Rasmussen and Tony Hernandez. Bruce Helford, Dave Caplan and Bruce Rasmussen are also writers. The series is from Tom Werner and Werner Entertainment.

"The Conners" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. This episode carries a TV-PG, DL parental guideline.

Share |







CONNERS, THE (ABC)
Returns Tuesday, January 8
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/16/18 - ???
STATUS:
returning this winter (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 8:00 PM-8:30 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (11 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
one additional episode ordered on 10/26/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, June 2018) "The Conners" (working title), a spinoff of the groundbreaking family comedy "Roseanne," has been greenlit to series with an order of 10 episodes for fall 2018. After a sudden turn of events, the Conners are forced to face the daily struggles of life in Lanford in a way they never have before. This iconic family - Dan, Jackie, Darlene, Becky and D.J. - grapples with parenthood, dating, an unexpected pregnancy, financial pressures, aging and in-laws in working-class America. Through it all, the fights, the coupon cutting, the hand-me-downs, the breakdowns - with love, humor and perseverance, the family prevails. The series, featuring John Goodman ("Dan"), Laurie Metcalf ("Jackie"), Sara Gilbert ("Darlene"), Lecy Goranson ("Becky") and Michael Fishman ("D.J.") as their beloved Conner characters, is set to air Tuesdays (8:00-8:30 p.m.). Additional cast members and a premiere date will be announced later. Roseanne Barr will have no financial or creative involvement in the new series.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ames McNamara as Mark
· Emma Kenney as Harris
· Jayden Rey as Mary
· John Goodman as Dan
· Laurie Metcalf as Jackie
· Lecy Goranson as Becky
· Maya Lynne Robinson as Geena
· Michael Fishman as D.J.
· Sara Gilbert as Darlene
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bruce Helford as CRTR/EP
· Bruce Rasmussen as CRTR/EP
· Dave Caplan as CRTR/EP
· Sara Gilbert as EP
· Tom Werner as EP
· Tony Hernandez as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Werner Entertainment