The eight-episode reboot will feature the original cast
Channing Dungey, ABC Entertainment President, said in a statement: "The Conners' joy and struggles are as relevant – and hilarious – today as they were then, and there's really no one better to comment on our modern America than Roseanne."
ABC shared this info about the show on YouTube:
"When it premiered on ABC, the series broke new ground for its realistic portrayal of a working-class family, the Conners, barely scraping by in the fictional town of Lanford, Illinois. it also dominated the ratings as one of the highest-rated television series on the air for its near-decade run. A comedy about ordinary people who faced day-to-day survival with a sense of
"Lauded for its humor, relevance, warmth and honesty, the Conner family will continue to deal with the economic challenges of living pay check to
The show is produced by Carsey-Werner Television with executive producers including Tom Werner, Roseanne Barr, Sara Gilbert, Bruce Helford, Whitney Cummings and Tony Hernandez.
The Roseanne reboot is set to air in 2018.