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One More Episode Ordered for ‘Roseanne’ Revival on ABC

Nine Episodes in Total Ordered

ABC has added an additional episode to the upcoming revival of sitcom “Roseanne,” bringing the total to nine. Five episodes have already been shot, featuring Roseanne, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Michael Fishman and Lecy Goranson reprising their roles. Sarah Chalke, who replaced Lecy Goranson as Becky twice in the original series is also returning, but in a different role. And no specific launch date for “Roseanne” has been announced yet.

As for John Goodman’s character, Dan Conner, dying in the original sitcom, that will be completely ignored. Life goes on for the Conners!

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Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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