The Conners Premieres Tonight; Is Roseanne Dead? The Conners Premieres Tonight; Is Roseanne Dead?
The series premiere of The Conners on ABC should be able to answer the question of "Is Roseanne dead?" The Conners Premieres Tonight; Is Roseanne Dead?

Roseanne is no more, and tonight, a spin-off featuring her family, The Conners, takes its place. One question will be answered going in, however: Is Roseanne dead?

Roseanne the character, that is. Roseanne Barr is still alive, though no longer a part of this new series, and all indications point to the series killing off the Roseanne Conner character.

The season premiere is called “Keep on Truckin'” and you can find 52 photos below; hopefully at least a few of them will confirm Roseanne’s fate. Or, of course, you can watch at 8PM ET/PT October 16 on ABC.

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THE CONNERS - "Keep on Truckin'" - A sudden turn of events forces the Conners to face the daily struggles of life in Lanford in a way they never have before, on the series premiere of "The Conners," airing TUESDAY, OCT. 16 (8:00-8:31 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Eric McCandless)JOHN GOODMAN

A sudden turn of events forces the Conners to face the daily struggles of life in Lanford in a way they never have before, on the series premiere of “The Conners,” airing TUESDAY, OCT. 16 (8:00-8:31 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. A spinoff of the groundbreaking family comedy “Roseanne,” the series features John Goodman (Dan), Laurie Metcalf (Jackie), Sara Gilbert (Darlene), Lecy Goranson (Becky), Michael Fishman (D.J.), Emma Kenney (Harris), Ames McNamara (Mark) and Jayden Rey (Mary) as their beloved Conner characters, with the new and talented addition of Maya Lynne Robinson (Geena).

Guest stars include Estelle Parsons as Beverly, James Pickens Jr. as Chuck and Natalie West as Crystal.

“Keep on Truckin’” was written by Bruce Helford, Dave Caplan and Bruce Rasmussen, and directed by Andy Ackerman.

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