” The Conners” started in 2018 with the remaining cast members from Roseanne after the program was canceled following a racist tweet from the programs star, Roseanne Barr, about former Obama assistant Valerie Jarrett, saying, “muslim brotherhood & & world of the apes.”
A crew member died on the set of ABCs “The Conners” while the program was wrapping production … TMZ has discovered.
Police sources tell us the team member– who mainly works lighting on the show– was up on the catwalk on Stage 22 at the CBS Studio Center Thursday when he suffered some sort of medical emergency.
A source with understanding tells us the show was on its final day of production at the CBS lot, our sources state the man remained in his 50s or 60s.
Were told studio medics were called, but were not able to resuscitate the male … he was pronounced dead at the scene.
An associate for Werner Entertainment informs us, “With heaviness of hearts we are sorry for to confirm that a member of our technical team suffered a deadly medical occasion today. He was a much enjoyed member of The Conners and Roseanne households for over 25 years. As we remember our beloved colleague, we ask that you appreciate the personal privacy of his household and liked ones as they start their grieving procedure.”