Save the date by marking your calendars because The Conners, a spin-off of the iconic Roseanne, will soon be making a comeback.
After all, it’s a must-watch for fans of the relatable family, which will once again capture the viewer’s interest by continuing the heartwarming tale that made the series a household name popularly known for getting the most special moments for this precious working-class family as they navigate the ups and downs of everyday life in their signature comedic style over.
So, if you are curious to know what the official release date of the new season is, then look no further, as you have come to the right spot to learn all about The Conners Season 6.
The Conners Season 6 Release Date: When will it premiere?
After being renewed earlier this year, on November 16, 2023, it was announced that the sixth season is all set to make its comeback for the 2024 television lineup by premiering new episodes next year on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at the same time slot of 8 PM on ABC and later available to stream on Hulu.
The season premiere will be followed by Not Dead Yet Season 2 at 8:30 PM, Abbott Elementary Season 3 at 9 PM, and the schedule will conclude with Judge Steve Harvey at 10 PM.
Take a look at the official announcement below:
— The Conners (@TheConnersABC) November 16, 2023
The Conners Season 6: What to expect from the season?
As of writing this, nothing much has been revealed about the sixth season’s plot, as it is also reported to be the final season!
Despite the speculation, we are certain that the season will remain true to the official premise, which follows, “The Conners continue to face the daily struggles of life in Lanford. This iconic family—Dan, Jackie, Darlene, and Becky – grapples with parenthood, dating, financial pressures, and aging in working-class America. Through it all – the fights, the coupon cutting, the hand-me-downs, the breakdowns – with love, humor, and perseverance, the family prevails.”
Additionally, executive producer Bruce Helford’s hints that the ABC sitcom could be heading into its last season to TVLine has turned out to be true, quote:
“Sara Gilbert expressed to the network that we don’t want to go out without knowing that we are going out with a series finale so we can build to the right ending — and at this point in time, we feel that [next season] is possibly going to be the last season of The Conners.” Helford continued, “I would not [say that] definitively because the numbers were so good this season, and we’ve all had a really great time… but it’s definitely a possibility.”
The Conners Season 6 Cast: Who will return?
The main cast members who are expected to return are as follows: John Goodman as Dan Conner, Laurie Metcalf as Jackie Harris, Sara Gilbert as Darlene Conner, Lecy Goranson as Becky Conner, Emma Kenney as Harris Healy, Ames McNamara as Mark Healy II, Jayden Rey as Mary Conner, Jay R. Ferguson as Ben Olinsky.
The recurring cast includes Katey Sagal as Louise Goldufski, Charlotte Sanchez as Beverly Conner, and Nat Faxon as Neville Goldufski. “The Conners,” is executive produced by Tom Werner, along with Sara Gilbert, Bruce Helford, Dave Caplan, Bruce Rasmussen, and Tony Hernandez. The series is from Werner Entertainment.
The Conners Season 6 Episodes: Where to stream?
The season has been reported to be picked up for 13 episodes, with an option for 9 more if the story has more to offer and the viewership is steady enough for the creators to continue the plot further. But it has strongly been suggested to be a comparatively short season, as in the exclusive interview with TVLine, executive producer Bruce Helford added:
“There may only be 13 episodes. Obviously, we always want to do 20 or 22 [episodes], but at this point in time, we’re talking about if we can do 13 — God willing — and if we can do more, we’ll do more.” As a result, the episode count is still a major subject to change. Therefore, we advise viewers to wait for more details.
All the episodes of The Conners are currently available on ABC, FuboTV, and Hulu Plus. The show is also available to stream for rent or purchase on Amazon Instant Video, iTunes, and Vudu. So, it is time for you to renew your membership plans and explore another genre of TV series and movies from the massive catalog that the streaming service offers its members worldwide.
— The Conners (@TheConnersABC) July 1, 2023
The Conners Frequently Asked Questions
Is The Conners Season 6 the last season?
Reports circulating around August 30, 2023, alleged that the sixth season would be the sitcom’s last outing, but an official statement is yet to be issued.
Moreover, in an interview with France 24, star John Goodman suggested the ABC comedy may finally have an end date. “I think we may be coming to an end on it, I’m not sure,” he said. “It’s lasted longer than I thought we would. It was just supposed to be like an eight [episode] show and out thing at one point, but they picked us up again, and they keep picking us up.”
Will D.J. Conner return to the show?
Michael Fishman has confirmed that his character, D.J. Conner, would be written out of the show. He did not give an explanation for the character’s departure but stated it was not his decision.
Is there any new teaser for Season 6?
The filming of the new episodes has not begun yet. Due to this, no official teaser or trailer for the upcoming season has been published. For the time being, we urge the viewers to catch up with all the prior seasons to recall what has transpired in the series before streaming the new episodes.
Outside of the USA, where is the series available to stream?
The series is available on CTV in Canada and on Network Ten in Australia. Recently, it began being shown in the United Kingdom on Sky Comedy on January 2, 2023.
Werner Entertainment has signed a global licensing deal with Lionsgate’s Worldwide Television Distribution Group and Debmar-Mercury to make past episodes of The Conners available in syndication, which is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2024.
It was announced on August 10, 2023, that the past episodes of The Conners are coming to free streaming services: Amazon Freevee, Tubi, The Roku Channel, YouTube for free episodes, Sling TV, and Amazon Prime Video.
— The Conners (@TheConnersABC) July 20, 2023