‘The Conners,’ ‘The Wonder Years’ and ‘Home Economics’ Renewed at ABC – Variety

by | May 13, 2022 | Financial

Trio of comedies “The Conners,” “The Wonder Years” and “Home Economics” have been renewed for new seasons at ABC, the broadcaster revealed Friday.
All three series will air their respective season finales Wednesday, May 18.
“The Conners” has been picked up for a fifth season by the Disney-owned network. Season 4 of the comedy series debuted in September.
The show is a spinoff continuation of “Roseanne,” which was canceled after one revival season in 2018 due to controversial remarks made by series star Roseanne Barr.
In Season 4, the Conners continue to face the daily struggles of life in Lanford. This family—Dan, Jackie, Darlene, Becky and D.J.—grapples with parenthood, dating, financial pressures and aging in working-class America.

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

“The Conners” is executive produced by Tom Werner along with Gilbert, Bruce Helford, Dave Caplan, Bruce Rasmussen and Tony Hernandez. The series is produced by Werner Entertainment.
Meanwhile, ABC has renewed “The Wonder Years” for Season 2.
The series is a reimagining of the 1990s series of the same name. The new series tells the story of the Williams family during the late 1960s, all through the point of view of imaginative 12-year-old Dean. With the wisdom of his adult years, Dean’s hopeful and humorous recollections of his past spotlight the ups and downs of growing up in a Black …

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