ABC’s ‘The Conners’ Survives Early Ratings Dip, May Get 2nd Season Without Roseanne

Breitbart | 12/13/2018 | Staff
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ABC Entertainment is reportedly considering renewing The Conners for a second season after the Roseanne spinoff’s season finale received strong ratings.

TVLine reported Thursday that the network has begun preliminary negotiations with regular cast members John Goodman, Sara Gilbert, Lecy Goranson, and Laurie Metcalf. In October, the spinoff’s debut netted 10.6 million viewers and a demo rating of 2.4, slightly below the rebooted Roseanne’s debut draw of 10.6 million with a 2.5 demo. The Conners, ranked ABC’s number 1 comedy, currently enjoys a 1.6 demo. The program’s first 11-episode season will start back up January 8 with the finale scheduled for a January 22 broadcast.

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The Conners star Michael Fishman has said that while dealing with the cancellation of the Roseanne reboot has been heartbreaking, the return of the cast in the...
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