Entertainment ABC 'planning potential ways to continue Roseanne'

00:07  03 june  2018
00:07  03 june  2018 Source:   digitalspy.com

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Following the news of Roseanne 's cancellation earlier this week after Roseanne Barr sent out a racist tweet, ABC is reportedly considering ways to revive the series. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below. TMZ also claims that Sara Gilbert has been pitching a potential spin-off series based around

Following the news of Roseanne ‘s cancellation earlier this week after Roseanne Barr sent out a racist tweet, ABC is reportedly considering ways to revive the series. However, according to The Hollywood Reporter, the network plans to meet next week to consider ideas for a potential spin-off

Whitney Cummings, John Goodman posing for a photo: Whitney Cummings, actors Michael Fishman, John Goodman, Jayden Rey, Roseanne Barr, Sara Gilbert, Sarah Chalke and Emma Kenney attend The Roseanne Series Premiere at the The Walt Disney Studios© VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images Whitney Cummings, actors Michael Fishman, John Goodman, Jayden Rey, Roseanne Barr, Sara Gilbert, Sarah Chalke and Emma Kenney attend The Roseanne Series Premiere at the The Walt Disney Studios

Following the news of Roseanne's cancellation earlier this week after Roseanne Barr sent out a racist tweet, ABC is reportedly considering ways to revive the series.

The show's next season was scrapped after Barr tweeted a racist 'joke' about former Obama senior advisor Valerie Jarrett.

However, according to The Hollywood Reporter, the network plans to meet next week to consider ideas for a potential spin-off without Barr and from which she could not financially profit, though there have been no formal discussions as of yet.

Australian network scraps 'Roseanne' after tweet row

  Australian network scraps 'Roseanne' after tweet row Australia's Ten Network Wednesday joined American counterpart ABC and cancelled hit US sitcom "Roseanne", saying it was "appalled and disgusted" by a racist tweet from its star Roseanne Barr. Barr's Twitter rant on Tuesday compared Valerie Jarrett, a former advisor to President Barack Obama, to an ape, sparking a barrage of criticism. It led ABC to cancel the series, despite its huge ratings success.The Ten Network, which airs the show in Australia and was recently purchased by US broadcaster CBS, followed suit, pulling all episodes from its channels."Network Ten is appalled and disgusted with Ms.

Marcy Carsey, one of the show’s founding producers, recently said she would not try to continue with a similar series. A version of this article appears in print on , on Page B 1 of the New York edition with the headline: ABC Plans ‘ Roseanne ’ Spinoff, Without Barr.

Barr’s volatile personality was well-known to ABC when it ordered a revival of Roseanne in May 2017. As the rise of streaming television and cord-cutting continues apace, ratings numbers like 18.2 million are just unheard of for a network like ABC .

TMZ also claims that Sara Gilbert has been pitching a potential spin-off series based around her character Darlene.

A few days ago, it was reported that a new sitcom with the same cast was being cooked up. However, we will just have to watch this space for the meantime.

Following the axing, Barr claimed that she "begged" ABC to not cancel the show, tweeting: "I begged Ben Sherwood at ABC 2 let me apologize & make amends.

a person standing in front of a store: ABC 'planning potential ways to continue Roseanne'© ABC ABC 'planning potential ways to continue Roseanne'

"I begged them not to cancel the show. I told them I was willing to do anything & asked 4 help in making things right. I'd worked doing publicity4 them 4free for weeks, traveling, thru bronchitis. I begged4 ppls jobs."

Network will reportedly meet next week and are open to new ideas: ABC 'planning potential ways to continue Roseanne'© Provided by Hearst Communications, Inc ABC 'planning potential ways to continue Roseanne'

However, Sherwood said in a reported memo to staff that "in the end, [Roseanne's cancellation] came down to doing what's right and upholding our values of inclusion, tolerance, and civility".

Barr's co-stars Sara Gilbert, Michael Fishman and Emma Kenney have all condemned the actress's behaviour, while John Goodman refused to share his thoughts when pressed on the matter.

Roseanne probably won't make money from a spin-off .
Here's why it's lose/lose for the controversial star.Barr's jibe at Jarrett was just the latest in a string of controversial messages that the 65-year-old actress, comedian, writer and producer had posted on social media. But it was the straw that broke the camel's back. Network president Channing Dungey branded Barr's tweet "abhorrent" and repugnant" and immediately dropped the axe on her series, rolling back a previous order for more episodes.

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