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‘Roseanne,’ ‘Black Panther’ Aretha Franklin and the entertainment briefs of 2018

Entertainment in 2018 was a celebration of the old (reboots like “Charmed” and “Magnum P.I.” and celebrating 100 years of the L.A. Philharmonic), the new (blockbusters featuring people of color …

Roseanne Barr says she plans to be in Israel when ‘The Conners’ spinoff debuts

Roseanne Barr says she’s staying ‘neutral’ about ‘The Conners’ spinoff from her namesake show and plans to be in Israel when the show debuts.

ABC greenlights ‘Roseanne’ spinoff without Roseanne Barr

The network announced Thursday that it has given a straight-to-series order to “The Conners,” the working title for the show, which would premiere this fall.

Former ‘Roseanne’ producer talks about revival’s cancellation, potential spinoff: ‘I would just move on’

Former “Roseanne” executive producer Marcy Carsey weighed in on the revival’s recent cancellation Friday at the ATX Festival.

Karin Klein: What happened to Roseanne and Kaepernick has zero to do with First Amendment rights

This era of political discontent has seemingly made us all experts on the First Amendment and freedom of speech. Or at least, there’s a lot of complaining about one news …

Demise of ‘Roseanne’ puts crew in a bind

Last month, Anne Ahrens received a phone call asking if she could work as a set decorator on an upcoming TV project. The week in May when networks announce their …

ABC would consider a reboot of ‘Roseanne’ without Roseanne, sources say

ABC executives are willing to consider carrying on “Roseanne” without its star Roseanne Barr, according to people familiar with the matter who were not authorized to comment.

‘Roseanne’ fiasco is just the latest in TV’s rehiring of bad apples

As the acclaimed poet Maya Angelou once said, “When someone shows you who they are, believe them – the first time.”

Roseanne Barr is not the first to turn to the Ambien defense

Hours after ABC axed the reboot of her eponymous sitcom, Roseanne Barr blamed sleeping pills for the racist tweets that prompted her show’s cancellation.

Barr blames Ambien for tweet; drug maker replies

The maker of Ambien said Wednesday that “racism is not a known side effect” after Roseanne Barr cited the insomnia drug in explaining the tweet that led ABC to cancel …

’Roseanne’ star Emma Kenney seeking help for her ‘battles’

“Roseanne” actress Emma Kenney says she’s taking a break from social media and Los Angeles.

The five kinds of reactions to the ‘Roseanne’ reboot, across the political spectrum

Reactions to the “Roseanne” reboot, like Barr’s politics, have been all over the place. Biting criticism appears online between supportive messages, neither of which necessarily corresponds with political views.

Teigen talks Beyonce’s bite, ‘Roseanne’ and her social media

Chrissy Teigen says she’s nervous about John Legend’s performance in “Jesus Christ Superstar Live” on Sunday, but it’s not about what you might think.

UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018

‘Roseanne’ reboot opens big with about 18 million viewers

Viewers were eager to see ABC’s reboot of “Roseanne,” with an estimated 18.4 million tuning in to its debut.

Around the remote: ‘Roseanne’ reboot debuts on ABC

Chuck Barney makes his TV, streaming picks for March 25-31.

‘Roseanne’ revival aims to keep it real, Trump included

Roseanne Barr looks more glamorous, John Goodman slimmer. But the mass-market plaid couch is a giveaway that ABC’s “Roseanne” revival hasn’t ditched its roots.

UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017

‘Roseanne’ returning to ABC with Barr as star; Katy Pery joining rebooted ‘Idol’

NEW YORK – “Roseanne,” one of TV’s rare working-class comedies, will return to ABC two decades after it wrapped its hit run and with star Roseanne Barr and the rest …