'Roseanne' spinoff 'The Conners' will premiere in the fall without Roseanne Barr

PHOTO: Sara Gilbert and John Goodman on the eighth episode of the revival of "Roseanne," which aired on May 15, 2018 on ABC.PlayAdam Rose/ABC
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ABC has greenlit a spinoff series of the now-canceled "Roseanne" -- without the show's embattled star.

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On Thursday, the network announced that much of the cast of "Roseanne," including John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Lecy Goranson and Michael Fishman, are set to reprise their iconic roles in the new show, currently named "The Conners" as a working title.

Roseanne Barr will have no financial or creative involvement in the new series, according to the network.

PHOTO: On an episode of Roseanne Darlene and Roseanne are pictured in the kitchen. Greg Gayne/ABC
On an episode of "Roseanne" Darlene and Roseanne are pictured in the kitchen.

"The Connners" will air on Tuesdays at 8 p.m.

“The Conners’ stories demonstrate that families can always find common ground through conversation, laughter and love. The spinoff will continue to portray contemporary issues that are as relevant today as they were 30 years ago,” ABC shared in a statement.

PHOTO: Sara Gilbert, Laurie Metcalf and Roseanne Barr appear in a scene from Roseanne. Adam Rose/ABC via Getty Images
Sara Gilbert, Laurie Metcalf and Roseanne Barr appear in a scene from "Roseanne."

In a joint statement, the announced cast members of the spinoff said they have received a “tremendous amount of support” from fans.

“We have received a tremendous amount of support from fans of our show, and it’s clear that these characters not only have a place in our hearts, but in the hearts and homes of our audience,” the statement read. “We all came back last season because we wanted to tell stories about the challenges facing a working-class family today. We are so happy to have the opportunity to return with the cast and crew to continue to share those stories through love and laughter.”

Tom Werner will executive produce the show.

Last month, "Roseanne" was canceled after Barr tweeted racist remarks about former Obama adviser Valarie Jarrett -- who is African-America -- and compared her to an ape.

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