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ROSEANNE
Air Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-8:30 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#1006) "Darlene v. David"
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DAVID AND BEV MAKE SURPRISING VISITS TO THE CONNERS, ON THE REVIVAL OF ABC'S 'ROSEANNE'

"Darlene v. David" - David unexpectedly shows up for Harris' birthday after being absent for years, forcing Darlene to re-examine their relationship and the rest of the family. Meanwhile, Bev temporarily moves into the Conner home after an incident at the nursing home prevents her from returning, on the fifth episode of the revival of "Roseanne," TUESDAY, APRIL 17 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.

Guest starring in this episode is Estelle Parsons as Bev Harris.

"Darlene v. David" was written by Bruce Helford and directed by Gail Mancuso.

The series stars Roseanne Barr as Roseanne Conner, John Goodman as Dan Conner, Laurie Metcalf as Jackie Harris, Lecy Goranson as Becky Conner-Healy, Sara Gilbert as Darlene Conner, Michael Fishman as D.J. Conner, Emma Kenney as Harris Conner-Healy, Ames McNamara as Mark Conner-Healy and Jayden Rey as Mary Conner.

Roseanne Barr is an executive producer, along with Sara Gilbert, Tom Werner, Bruce Helford, Whitney Cummings and Tony Hernandez. The series is from Carsey-Werner Television.

"Roseanne" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG, DL parental guideline.

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ROSEANNE (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/18/88 - 5/22/18
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2017-2018 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
10 (231 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 5/29/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, March 2018) The ABC Television Network has picked up hit comedy revival "Roseanne" for an 11th season, Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment, announced today. With just one day of Nielsen's delayed viewing counted, the return of "Roseanne" saw its Total Viewer count swell by a best of season for any premiere telecast of over +3.4 million viewers to a 21.869 million average audience. In addition, after the first day of playback, Roseanne shot up to a 6.24 rating in Adults 18-49, adding more than 1.0 rating point and over 20% to its Adult 18-49 Live + Same Day number. "We're thrilled that America has welcomed the Conner family back into their homes. The show is as fresh and relevant today as it was when it left the air 21 years ago. We can't wait to see what the 'Roseanne' team has in store for next year," Dungey said. The timeless sitcom, featuring the complete original cast, new series regulars and notable returning guest stars, explores life, death and everything in between through the relatable, hilarious and brutally honest lens of the Conner household. With the inimitable Roseanne at its epicenter, fresh stories that tackle today's issues and even more laughs from a brilliant cast and crew that haven't missed a beat, audiences old and new will celebrate the homecoming of America's favorite working-class family. The revival has also drawn critical raves, with The New York Times calling it "feisty and funny" and The Wall Street Journal writing that "Roseanne" is "sparkling." The series stars Roseanne Barr as Roseanne Conner, John Goodman as Dan Conner, Laurie Metcalf as Jackie Harris, Lecy Goranson as Becky Conner-Healy, Sara Gilbert as Darlene Conner, Michael Fishman as D.J. Conner, Emma Kenney as Harris Conner-Healy, Ames McNamara as Mark Conner-Healy and Jayden Rey as Mary Conner. Sarah Chalke, who played the character Becky in later seasons, will also appear in another role. Fan-favorite guest stars from "Roseanne" reprise their roles in the revival, including Estelle Parsons as Beverly Harris, Sandra Bernhard as Nancy Bartlett, Natalie West as Crystal Anderson, James Pickens Jr. as Chuck Mitchell and Adilah Barnes as Anne Marie Mitchell.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ames McNamara as Mark
· Emma Kenney
· John Goodman as Dan
· Johnny Galecki as David
· Laurie Metcalf as Jackie
· Lecy Goranson as Becky
· Michael Fishman as D.J.
· Roseanne Barr as Roseanne
· Sara Gilbert as Darlene
· Sarah Chalke as TBA
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bruce Helford as EP
· Matt Williams as CRTR
· Roseanne Barr as EP
· Sara Gilbert as EP
· Tom Werner as EP
· Tony Hernandez as EP
· Whitney Cummings as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Carsey-Werner Television