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via The Daily Beast: ABC moves forward with The Connors, the Roseanne Barr-less spinoff of Roseanne. Ten-episode series is scheduled to premiere this fall and will feature all of the other series regulars, including John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf and Sara Gilbert. Barr will reportedly have no financial or creative involvement after reaching a undisclosed settlement with producer Tom Werner

https://www.thedailybeast.com/abc-picks-up-roseanne-barr-less-roseanne-spinoff-the-connors

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via @variety: According to Nielsen’s final Live+7 figures for the 2017-2018 television season, the most watched comedy series of the year was the recently canceled revival of Roseanne

2017-2018 TV Season Delayed Viewing Ratings: ‘Roseanne’ Goes Out on Top

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via The Hollywood Reporter and TV Week: TV Land, Paramount Network, CMT and Laff all drop reruns of Roseanne from their lineups

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/paramount-network-tv-land-cmt-pull-roseanne-reruns-schedules-racist-tweet-1115518

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via Washington Post and SFGate: ABC renews Roseanne, but says that the show will steer away from politics next season

https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/ABC-confirms-Roseanne-move-away-from-politics-12916607.php

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via @LorraineAli, TV critic of @latimes: While some viewers may have been offended by the “Muslim panic episode” (as this week’s segment of Roseanne has come to be known), because the episode ultimately makes Roseanne Connor’s bigoted rhetoric the butt of the joke (just as All in the Family did forty years ago), it serves a purpose

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/tv/la-et-st-critics-notebook-roseanne-20180509-story.html

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via @CNN: Discerning lessons about the success of ABC’s reboot of Roseanne is no mean feat, given the myriad factors behind its strong start and recent dip

http://money.cnn.com/2018/05/08/media/roseanne-effect-upffronts/index.html

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