ABC's 'Roseanne' Revival Gets Time Slot, Premiere Date

Danny Woods
December 16, 2017

The Conners have set a date for their triumphant return.

Last week, it was confirmed that the "Roseanne" reboot will serve as a great homecoming for the original cast members, as Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Michael Fishman and Lecy Goranson will all be back to reprise their roles as Jackie, Darlene, DJ and Becky, respectively.

The new installment of the classic sitcom will debut on March 27 at 8 p.m in a special hour-long premiere.

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ABC is setting its mid-season plans, and it involves two established shows returning in late February and early March once the Winter Olympics are over.

The cast and crew of the Roseanne TV show revival at their first season 10 table read for ABC (ABC / Adam Rose). The show is expected to move to its new time on April 3, when it will air 30-minute episodes at 8 p.m. EST/PST.

Tom Werner and Bruce Helford will return as executive producers, with Whitney Cummings, Tony Hernandez, Barr and Gilbert also executive producing. Sarah Chalke, who played the character Becky in later seasons, will also appear in another role, ABC said. Guest stars will include Sandra Bernhard and Johnny Galecki. Johnny Galecki, who portrayed David in the original and now stars on CBS' "Big Bang Theory", will return for one episode, reported Variety.

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