• Roseanne Spinoff The Conners Recasts D.J.'s Wife

    8 days ago - By Screen Rant

    ABC's upcoming Roseanne-less spinoff The Conners has recast the role of D.J.'s wife, who briefly appeared in the prior sitcom's short-lived revival. It's been a roller coaster of a year for Roseanne, both the sitcom and its titular star. For much of the 90s, Roseanne was one of the top programs on TV, and looked to recapture that mantle following the enormous ratings received by the premiere of its 2018 revival. ABC quickly moved to renew the series for another season, but unfortunately, Roseanne Barr's notorious penchant for speaking without a filter ended up costing her in a big way. In...
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  • ‘The Conners': Maya Lynne Robinson Joins ABC's ‘Roseanne' Spinoff As Series Regular

    ‘The Conners': Maya Lynne Robinson Joins ABC's ‘Roseanne' Spinoff As Series Regular

    8 days ago - By Deadline

    A familiar face is returning to the Conner family. Maya Lynne Robinson is set as a series regular on ABC 's The Conners , joining John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Lecy Goranson, Michael Fishman, Emma Kenney Ames McNamara and Jayden Rey in the Roseanne spinoff from Tom Werner and Werner Entertainment.
    Robinson will play Geena Williams-Conner, DJ's wife and Mary's mother, who returns home from active duty overseas in Afghanistan. Her character first...
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  • ‘The Conners' Adds Maya Lynne Robinson as Series Regular for Playing DJ's Wife

    8 days ago - By The Wrap

    D.J.'s wife is joining “The Conners” full time, but with a new actress.
    ABC said on Friday that Maya Lynne Robinson will be a series regular on the upcoming “Roseanne” spinoff as Geena Williams-Conner. Her character, also the mom of Mary , returns home from active duty oversees in Afghanistan.
    “We're thrilled to welcome the incredibly talented Maya Lynne Robinson to the cast this season. Her character 2nd Lieutenant Geena Conner, whom a younger DJ was reluctant to kiss in his school play, comes full circle as his wife and Mary's mother, bringing back a little piece of Conner history. Yet...
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