‘The Conners’ Showrunner: ‘Roseanne’ Fans “Would Find All the Elements Of the Show They Love Intact” In Spinoff Series

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The stakes couldn’t be higher for tomorrow night’s premiere of The Conners, the Roseanne spinoff series starring John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf and Sara Gilbert. Conceived under extraordinary circumstances in the fallout of Roseanne‘s abrupt cancellation following star Roseanne Barr’s controversial Valerie Jarrett tweet, The Conners has the difficult task to live up to the legacy of the mothership series while building a complete and satisfying new show without Barr whose…