Roseanne is the latest show to receive the revival treatment
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There are plenty of shows getting the revival treatment these days, from Prison Break's current season five to Twin Peaks season three next month and another The X Files event series to follow. Now Deadline has just revealed that Roseanne is the latest shows to be making a comeback.
Original stars Roseanne Barr, John Goodman and Sara Gilbert are already on board for an eight-episode limited comedy series. Barr, Gilbert, Tom Werner, Bruce Helford and Whitney Cummings will all serve as executive producers, with Helford and Cummings co-running. The revival series, which originally ran on ABC, is being shipped to networks at the moment.
It joins the recent announcement of another comedy revival Will & Grace, which is currently returning for a 12-episode series on NBC.