Entertainment & Arts

How ‘The Conners’ and ‘Murphy Brown’ revivals are faring

Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Lecy Goranson and John Goodman in the series premiere of “The Conners.”
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The L.A. Times team is joined by Vanity Fair’s Joy Press, a former Times staffer and writer of “Stealing the Show: How Women Are Transforming Television,” to discuss two recent TV reboots: “The Conners” and “Murphy Brown.” The group discusses how ABC dealt with Roseanne Barr leaving her namesake show, the big reveal at the start of “The Conners,” and how “Murphy Brown” is faring in comparison.

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