The show won acclaim from many Republicans, who heralded it as a break from what they say is the entertainment industry's liberal values.
ABC seems to be clinging to elitist disdain for the heartland even after proclaiming an outreach to these benighted souls. And of course, he took some jabs at competitors CBS and NBC. Roseanne responded dismissively: "They're just like us".
Disney Media Networks co-chair Ben Sherwood touted the success of Barr's show repeatedly, noting, "The last time we had the number one show was 24 years ago - that's a bit of trivia we've conveniently forgotten to mention the last 24 times we were here". I think we still had a really great season.
One of the hour-long shows, "A Million Little Things", is about a group of friends who get a "wake-up call" to embrace life after one of them dies.
"We have a new reality dating show called The Proposal". It will be joined by the new drama "The Rookie", in which Nathan Fillion's character decides to leave his small town to join the Los Angeles Police Department, becoming the force's oldest rookie.
Dancing with the Stars and the junior edition of the series will both air this coming fall. If you want to know what TV has in store after Dancing with the Stars ends its season, we have you covered with our summer premiere schedule.
Another ex-ABC star, Eva Longoria of "Desperate Housewives", is producing, not acting, for "Grand Hotel", about a luxurious, family-owned hotel in Miami Beach.
"The reason Fox is calling [shorter commercial breaks] Jazz Pods - they wanted to find a way to shorten commercial breaks and appropriate black culture at the same time". Thanks to its millions of devoted viewers and the irrepressible Tim Allen, we haven't seen the last of "Last Man Standing'".
He also reminded the audience that new ABC shows like Inhumans, Deception, and Quantico had all fallen flat this year.
One of them, "Alex, Inc.", starring Zach Braff of "Scrubs" fame, barely had a chance to introduce itself since its March debut. The second revival season of "Roseanne" will be paired on Tuesday with the single-camera comedy "The Kids Are Alright", which follows a working-class family in the 1970s. Still, it was a little surprising that ABC gave up on it so quickly.
"We looked at each other and said, "There's a lot about this country we need to learn a lot more about, here on the coasts, '" Sherwood told the Times in a feature headline, "'Roseanne" Reboot Sprang From ABC's Heartland Strategy After Trump's Victory".
"Having 'American Idol, ' such a beloved show, added eyeballs to the network", said Lisa Herdman, a senior vice president of the Santa Monica advertising agency RPA, who manages ad buys for national video platforms.