The tragic news has just come in that a beloved crew member of The Conners has died after a "fatal medical event" on set...
And people have been left both shocked and heartbroken by the terrible incident.
Now, we all know The Conners as being one of the most popular sitcoms on television at the moment...
Well, ever since Roseanne came off air, of course!
Roseanne, which first aired in 1988, was canceled after the show's star, Roseanne Barr, posted a racist tweet directed at former POTUS Barack Obama...
AndThe Conners was created for ABC as a spin-off continuation.
All of the former cast members of Roseanne returned...
And the sitcom follows the Conners, a working-class family struggling to get by on a modest household income.
After the death of the original Roseanne, they are forced to face the daily struggles of life in their home in the fictional mid-state exurb of Lanford, Illinois, in a way they never have before.
While the show follows on from the series Roseanne, producer Bruce Helford explained that the creative staff chose to deliberately ignore certain developments from the 6th season of Roseanne onwards...
The Conners has been a huge success since it first aired in 2018...
And it has been received exceptionally by audiences all across the country.
The show is currently wrapping production in L.A...
But yesterday, tragedy struck on set.
E! News has reported that a crew member passed away on set.
On March 19th, a rep for production company Werner Entertainment told E! News a member of the show's technical crew passed away.
A statement read:
"With heavy hearts, we regret to confirm that a member of our technical crew suffered a fatal medical event today. He was a much-loved member of The Conners and Roseanne families for over twenty-five years."
The rep didn't go into detail about the medical event.
"As we remember our beloved colleague," the statement continued, "we ask that you respect the privacy of his family and loved ones as they begin their grieving process."
According to TMZ, citing law enforcement sources, the crew member, who reportedly worked primarily in lighting, was up on the catwalk at CBS Studio Center's Stage 22 in Los Angeles when the medical event took place.
The outlet reported studio medics were called to the scene but were unable to resuscitate the individual and pronounced the crew member dead at the scene.
A source told TMZ, which was first to report the news, the individual was a man between the ages of fifty and sixty.
We'll post updates on this developing story accordingly.
Rest in Peace.
Our deepest thoughts and condolences go out to his family during this difficult time.