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CONNERS, THE [EPISODE CHANGE]
Air Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-8:31 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#103) "Tangled Up in Blue"
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DARLENE HAS A CASE OF THE BLUES WHEN SHE MEETS DAVID'S GIRLFRIEND FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF ABC'S 'THE CONNERS,' TUESDAY, OCT. 23

"Tangled Up in Blue" - Darlene is in for one surprise after another when David introduces his girlfriend, Blue (Juliette Lewis), at a parent-teacher conference and mentions that Mark and Harris will be spending the weekend with them. Dan hires Becky to help out at work, but they both come to learn that she might need more help than she can offer, on "The Conners," TUESDAY, OCT. 23 (8:00-8:31 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. Juliette Lewis and Justin Long guest star.

"The Conners" stars John Goodman as Dan Conner, Laurie Metcalf as Jackie Harris, Sara Gilbert as Darlene Conner, Lecy Goranson as Becky Conner-Healy, Michael Fishman as D.J. Conner, Emma Kenney as Harris Conner-Healy, Ames McNamara as Mark Conner-Healy, Jayden Rey as Mary Conner and Maya Lynne Robinson as Geena Williams-Conner.

Guest stars include Juliette Lewis as Blue, Justin Long as Neil, Lindsay Kraft as Mrs. Reynolds and Stephen Monroe Taylor as Dwight.

"Tangled Up in Blue" was written by Darlene Hunt and directed by Bob Koherr.

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. A TV parental guideline will be assigned to this program at a later date.

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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