Channing Dungey, the ABC president, has confirmed that they are bringing back the Comedy Series "Roseanne" for a reboot next year. The revival is expected to be launched in the mid-season. The network has ordered eight episodes for its reboot. Further, the iconic sitcom will also feature the original casts like Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Sara Gilbert, Laurie Metcalf, Michael Fishman, and Lecy Goranson. However, Sarah Chalke who used to play as Becky in the previous seasons will have to play a new role this time.

Connor Clan is returning home

It has been two decades since the iconic sitcom signed off the air.

As ABC officially announced the revival of the series, viewers would be glad knowing that the Connor clan is returning home which once created household names. The eight-episode revival will center on Connor's deal with the different economic challenges while living from paycheck to paycheck in 2018.

After the revival news has been confirmed, "Roseanne" sparks the news among other TV networks. Dungey also added in one of his statements that Connor's joys and struggles in the sitcom series are as relevant and hilarious today than it was before. Further, the reboot will also address one question, whether or not, Dan is still alive.

During the series finale in 1997, it was revealed that Dan suffered a heart attack and he was fatal at the end of the season 8.

On the upcoming reboot, the reason of his death will be given answers.

ABC to reveal series schedules

For the entire run of "Roseanne," it has been acclaimed as the most-watched American show from 1989 to 1990. The sitcom series also got 17 Emmy awards throughout its run. Apparently, "Roseanne" will be the oldest series which will be brought back for new episodes on ABC.

As of now, ABC is yet to reveal the time slot schedules of the TV series in 2017-2018.

Meanwhile, the series revival will be executive produced by Tom Werner and Bruce Helford. To recall, the original series ran for nine straight seasons and it remained as ABC's most widely praised portrayal of working Americans. Further, the series revival will still center on the Connor Family trying to make a living in the town of Lanford, Illinois.

It was also in late April when Barr took a post on Twitter and she shared that she is willing to do a reboot for the sitcom series. She believes that it is a way to cite the country's new political reality today. Fortunately, the revival has been confirmed and is returning on TV soon. Dungey has always believed that there are no other shows that will comment on the modern America today.

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