Can Roseanne survive without Roseanne? Five months after Roseanne Barr’s racist tweets prompted ABC to pull the plug on the hit revival of her family sitcom, the show is back, bearing a new name and offering longtime co-stars John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, and Sara Gilbert a chance to prove the Conners can still entertain. The network has kept under wraps how Barr’s character has been written out of the script, but the ousted star claims the writers chose an opioid overdose. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 8 p.m., ABC
Goodman and Gilbert face life without Roseanne.