TV Land Award
Young Artist Award
After nine seasons, Roseanne ended in 1997. Fishman lamented, "the end of the show was one of the hardest times of my life. I was devastated. The cast and crew were my family. I'll always love so many of those people. They shaped me as a person and made me who I am".
He appeared in guest roles on Walker, Texas Ranger and Seinfeld, and earned a recurring role alongside Andrew Dice Clay on Hitz just before it was canceled. Fishman also appeared in films, including Steven Spielberg's A.I. Artificial Intelligence. He then reconnected with Barr as a co-host of The Roseanne Show, which ran for two years before it was canceled in 2000.
On April 28, 2017 it was announced that an eight-episode revival of Roseanne was in the works and being shopped around to various networks and that it would feature most of the original main cast. However, at the time, it was unknown if Fishman would reprise his role as D.J. Conner.On May 16, 2017 it was confirmed that Fishman had signed on to appear in the revival which will air mid-season in 2018 on ABC.
On March 30, 2018, the series was renewed for an 11th season to consist of 13 episodes, following the success of the revival's premiere night.