'Roseanne' spin-off will premiere this October

TV 27/07/2018

The remake of the 1980s sitcom 'Roseanne' was axed from our screens just two months ago after it's star's racist outburst on Twitter.

A spin-off show named 'The Conners' is on it's way though, with the US ABC network announcing it will premiere the series mid-October this year.

The delay in release from the ABC's usual September releases was due to the abrupt cancellation of Roseanne, with two weeks of urgent spin-off negatiations following. 

Roseanne Barr, the star and creator of the show, was fired in May after her racist tweets about Valerie Jarrett, the former senior advisor to President Barack Obama. 

The actress seemed relatively unapologetic in her first on-camera interview since the scandal last week: