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'The Conners' will complete a seventh, final season

The show premiered in 2018, just months after ABC canceled its "Roseanne" revival after comedian Roseanne Barr stirred controversy following racist remarks.
The cast of Roseanne on ABC before it was canceled.
Posted at 5:42 PM, May 11, 2024
and last updated 2024-05-11 18:42:10-04

ABC has agreed to a seventh and final season of the comedy series "The Conners," and it will be the show's last season on the network.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the season is expected to be the shortest of the show so far. "The Conners" premiered on the network as a spinoff in 2018 following controversy after the network's former show "Roseanne" was canceled after the comedian Roseanne Barr was accused of making racist remarks.

Steve Carell, center, and Rainn Wilson, left, look at Jenna Fischer, right, as she talks about her character on the NBC series "The Office."

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Deadline was the first to report that the network ordered at least six episodes that will include the main cast including John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert and Lecy Goranson.

"After 6 seasons, be there to say goodbye," the show said in a statement. It is still one of the few independently produced shows on ABC, produced by Werner Entertainment. The show's season 6 finale is scheduled to air on May 22, Deadline reported.