The Official Ranking of TV Revivals, From Roseanne to Arrested Development

HBO, ABC, NBC, FOX, Netflix Roseanne is back…but is it better than ever? Revivals aren’t new to the world of television, but they are the current fad. Arrested Development kind of resuscitated the craze in 2013, with 24: Live Another Day, The Comeback and many more following in its lead with new seasons, the most […]

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How Roseanne Undid the Original Series Finale and Brought Dan Conner Back to Life

When ABC announced their revival of Roseanne, there was one big question on the minds of the beloved sitcom’s fans: What about Dan? As viewers of the much-maligned ninth season remember well, the show’s original series finale saw Roseanne Conner (played by creator and star Roseanne Barr) reveal that the entire season had been a […]

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How the Roseanne Revival Came Together, According to Laurie Metcalf

There are two trends viewers can’t escape in the current TV landscape: superheroes and revivals. The latest revived show is Roseanne, the beloved comedy is returning for eight episodes on ABC midseason, 20 years after its last episode aired in May 1997. The entire original cast—Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Michael Fishman, […]

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