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[09/14/18 - 02:28 PM]
Maya Lynne Robinson Joins the Cast of ABC's "The Conners" as a Series Regular
Robinson will play Geena Williams-Conner, DJ's (Michael Fishman) wife and Mary's (Jayden Rey) mother, who returns home from active duty overseas in Afghanistan.

[08/28/18 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 28
Updates include: Aisling Bea joins Paul Rudd-led "Living with Yourself" at Netflix; Hulu orders "Solar Opposites" animated series from "Rick and Morty" producers; and truTV extends "Paid Off with Michael Torpey."

[07/24/18 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for 2018-19 Season
"Dancing with the Stars" and "The Good Doctor" will kick things off on Monday, September 24.

[06/21/18 - 05:30 PM]
ABC Picks Up "The Conners" (Working Title) Straight to Series to Premiere This Fall
The series, featuring John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Lecy Goranson and Michael Fishman as their beloved Conner characters, is set to air Tuesdays (8:00-8:30 p.m.).







CONNERS, THE (ABC)
Premieres Tuesday, October 16
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/16/18 - ???
STATUS:
new this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 8:00 PM-8:30 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
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