According to Deadline
, the eight-episode revival will be executive produced by the original series' executive producers Barr, Tom Werner and Bruce Helford, with Gilbert and Whitney Cummings also on board to produce. ABC (Roseanne
's original network) and Netflix (which has found success with reboots like Fuller House, Arrested Development
and Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life
) are reportedly both bidding on the project.