ABC’s “Roseanne” Revival Gets Premiere Date
by Brandon Voss 6h ago Sometimes you can go home again. The eagerly anticipated revival of blue-collar family sitcom Roseanne will premiere Tuesday, March 27, 2018. ABC announced the premiere date Friday in a tweet promising the “same couch, same cast, same laugh.” As first reported in April, the revived series will reunite most of its original cast, including Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Sara Gilbert, Laurie Metcalf, Johnny Galecki, Michael Fishman, Lecy Goranson, and Sarah Chalke.
— Roseanne on ABC (@RoseanneOnABC) December 15, 2017 It was confirmed last week that fan favorites Sandra Bernhard and Estelle Parsons, who played queer characters on the iconic sitcom, will also reprise their roles in the upcoming 10th season. Parsons played Beverly Harris, mother of Roseanne (Barr) and Jackie (Metcalf). Bernhard played Nancy Bartlett, a close friend of the sisters. Sources say that Parsons, 90, is set to appear in two of the revival’s nine episodes, while Bernhard, 62, will appear in one. One of the first lesbian recurring characters on an American sitcom, Nancy came out during the series and had girlfriends played by Morgan Fairchild and Mariel Hemingway. (Nancy later identified as bisexual.) Beverly also came