How Original: ABC’s ‘Roseanne’ to Tackle Trump Era in Sitcom Revival

Fellowship of the Minds

barr2 Remember this? Sure to appeal to us Trump voters…

Everything old is new again in Hollyweird: reboots and revivals. Yet this time they think they are going to “appeal to those of us who elected Donald Trump.”

Another show I won’t be watching.

From Hollywood Reporter: Expect comedian Roseanne Barr to tackle Donald Trump and the current reality of ordinary Americans when a revival of her popular family sitcom debuts on ABC mid-season.

ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey just isn’t certain Barr will personally identify the U.S. president. “I don’t know whether Roseanne (Barr) will speak about Trump by name. But she’s going to speak very honestly,” Dungey told the Banff World Media Festival on Monday during a keynote address.

“We’re going to be tackling some of the topics that are in the conversation today. I’ll leave it that,” she added. Original castmembers Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Sara Gilbert…

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