'Roseanne' renewed on the heels of hugely successful revival

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Actor Robert Davi reacted to the success of the "Roseanne" reboot, which ABC has already renewed for a second (or eleventh) season.

It is the show's 11th season, but with a 21-year gap since its initial nine-season run. "We can't wait to see what the "Roseanne" team has in store for next year", said ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey.

The announcement for an 11th season comes three days after the reboot debuted to over 18 million viewers.

Following the premier, Barr received a call from President Donald Trump congratulating her on the success of the show. I've known him for many years. Trump also raved about his connection to the show at an OH speech on Thursday. An audience of 18.4 million watched the one-hour premiere Tuesday night, which led to a deluge of tweets and think pieces and a congratulatory call to Barr from the president himself. "And it was about us!".

"I'm sure some people are supporting the show because they relate to whether they find it amusing", he stated.

It seems the executives were only waiting for a positive reception from the public, especially since, like the original, the Roseanne revival tackles subjects close to the heart of real families such as economic struggles of the working class and varying political views. "Roseanne" is a show that looks at politics and the economic struggles of average Americans through the eyes of someone who is transparent in their beliefs and, like the President is uncomplicated.

The actress's recent tweets in support of Trump are not the first time Barr has made peculiar statements. "Or post-election, when one of Barr's tweets backed the PizzaGate conspiracy theory which stated some Democrats were part of a sex trafficking ring in the basement of a Washington pizza restaurant".

Conservative radio host Ben Shapiro, on the other hand, said the show fails to represent Trump voters because it "recasts Trump voters as social Leftists who just disagree about economics".

Shameless star Emmy Rossum, whose costar Emmy Kenney appears in the revival, also tweeted out a negative review. She claims Trump "talked about jobs, Jackie, he said to shake things up" and tosses in a dig at "Fake News". "I mean, this might come as a complete shock to you, but we nearly lost our house, the way things are going". "They haven't figured it out, the fake news hasn't quite figured it out yet". "Half the country voted for him (Trump), half of them didn't".

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