ABC says 'The Conners' will be the biggest new TV show of the season, even if just half of the 'Roseanne' audience watches
The "Roseanne" spin-off, "The Conners," premieres on ABC on Tuesday.
ABC exec Andy Kubitz told Vulture that the show will be "the number one new show for the season" if even half of the "Roseanne" audience tunes in.
"Roseanne" was the biggest show of the year, and still had over 10 million viewers by its finale in May before it was canceled.
ABC's "Roseanne" reboot was short-lived, but the controversy surrounding it doesn't mean a death sentence for its spin-off, "The Conners," which premieres...