ABC’s ‘Roseanne’ Marathon, Four Back-to-Back Episodes, Set for April 24; Immediately Following, an Original Episode of ABC’s ‘Deception’ Kicks Off a Two-Night Event

ABC’s ‘Roseanne’ Marathon, Four Back-to-Back Episodes, Set for April 24; Immediately Following, an Original Episode of ABC’s ‘Deception’ Kicks Off a Two-Night Event

‘ROSEANNE’ MARATHON SET FOR APRIL 24

Fans Can Re-Experience Four Back-to-Back Episodes;
Immediately Following, An Original Episode of ‘Deception’ Kicks Off a Two-Night Event

For those viewers who haven’t watched yet or want to experience 10th season episodes all over again, the revival of “Roseanne” will rebroadcast four back-to-back episodes on TUESDAY, APRIL 24 (8:00–10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. Episodes are also available via streaming and on demand. Plus, an original episode of “Deception” kicks off a two-night event (part two airs SUNDAY, APRIL 29) where, for the first time this season, “Deception” will show viewers how Cameron Black executes one of the grandest illusions in history, immediately following the “Roseanne” marathon on TUESDAY, APRIL 24 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT). 

The revival premiere, of “Roseanne,” originally broadcast on March 27, set a Nielsen all-time delayed viewing record with a +8.8 million viewer lift after just 7 days of playback, driving its Live + 7 Day average audience to 27.26 million viewers.

Episodes to air during the two-hour block include:

“Twenty Years to Life” – (8:00-8:30 p.m. EDT) – Roseanne and Dan adjust to living under the same roof with Darlene and her two children, Harris and Mark, when Darlene loses her job. Meanwhile, Becky announces she is going to be a surrogate to make extra money; and Roseanne and Jackie are at odds with one another.

Guest starring in this episode are Sarah Chalke as Andrea and Marques Ray as Ramon.

“Twenty Years to Life” was written by Bruce Rasumussen and directed by John Pasquin.

“Dress to Impress” – (8:30-9:00 p.m. EDT) – Darlene’s son, Mark, gets caught with a pocket knife after being bullied on the first day of his new school. Meanwhile, Becky invites Andrea over to meet the family and is nervous to bring her home.

Guest starring in this episode are Sarah Chalke as Andrea, Judy Prescott as Miss Crane and Izzie Leigh Coffey as Girl.

“Dress to Impress” was written by Darlene Hunt and directed by John Pasquin.
“Eggs Over, Not Easy” – (9:00-9:30 p.m. EDT) – A crucial moment for Becky’s surrogacy arrangement forces her and Darlene to critically assess each other’s lives. Meanwhile, an animal rescue organization rejects Jackie’s application to adopt a puppy, and Roseanne makes a plan to change their mind.
Guest starring in this episode are Sarah Chalke as Andrea and Rhea Seehorn as Carrie.

“Eggs Over, Not Easy” was written by Morgan Murphy and directed by John Pasquin.
“Darlene v. David” – (9:30-10:00 p.m. EDT) – David unexpectedly shows up for Harris’ birthday after being absent for years, forcing Darlene to re-examine their relationship and the rest of the family. Meanwhile, Roseanne and Jackie’s mother, Bev, temporarily moves into the Conner home after an incident at the nursing home prevents her from returning.
Guest starring in this episode is Estelle Parsons as Bev Harris.

“Darlene v. David” was written by Bruce Helford and directed by Gail Mancuso.

The series stars Roseanne Barr as Roseanne Conner, John Goodman as Dan Conner, Laurie Metcalf as Jackie Harris, Lecy Goranson as Becky Conner-Healy, Sara Gilbert as Darlene Conner, Michael Fishman as D.J. Conner, Emma Kenney as Harris Conner-Healy, Ames McNamara as Mark Conner-Healy and Jayden Rey as Mary Conner.

Roseanne Barr is an executive producer, along with Sara Gilbert, Tom Werner, Bruce Helford, Whitney Cummings and Tony Hernandez. The series is from Carsey-Werner Television.

The new “Deception” episode is “Sacrifice 99 to Fool One” – (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT). When the Mystery Woman kidnaps Cameron, the FBI calls on Jonathan Black to help find him – and stop the Mystery Woman from committing her next crime.

“Deception” stars Jack Cutmore-Scott as Cameron Black/Jonathan Black, Ilfenesh Hadera as Kay Daniels, Lenora Crichlow as Dina Clark, Amaury Nolasco as FBI Agent Mike Alvarez, Justin Chon as Jordan Kwon, Laila Robins as FBI Agent Deakins and Vinnie Jones as Gunter Gustafsen.

“Sacrifice 99 to Fool One” was written by John A. Norris and directed by Rob Hardy.

“Deception” is from Berlanti Productions and Quinn’s House in association with Warner Bros. Television. Chris Fedak is creator and executive producer.  In addition to Fedak, the series is executive produced by Greg Berlanti, Martin Gero and Sarah Schechter.  Illusionist David Kwong (“Now You See Me”) is co-producer.

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