There’s a reason why The Conners is no longer called Roseanne. This will only come as a spoiler alert if you’ve been living on another planet for the last year: The character of Roseanne Conner is dead. Because of that, the first season of the new show has dealt a lot with how the family is coping in the wake of her death, and Lecy Goranson says it’s given the show a real sense of purpose. (Click on the media bar below to hear Lecy Goranson)
The Conners airs Tuesday nights at 8/7c on ABC.