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Roseanne reboot

Postby Pyrrho » Sat Mar 24, 2018 11:18 am

Why would I watch that. Why would anyone watch that.
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Re: Roseanne reboot

Postby Rob Lister » Sat Mar 24, 2018 11:55 am

John Goodman

That's about it.

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Re: Roseanne reboot

Postby Doctor X » Sat Mar 24, 2018 3:09 pm

Pyrrho wrote:Why would I watch that. Why would anyone watch that.


Stupid people.

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Re: Roseanne reboot

Postby Anaxagoras » Thu Mar 29, 2018 4:19 am

Apparently a lot of people wanted to watch it (I was not a watcher the first time either):

Roseanne revival premieres to massive ratings

The revival of Roseanne premiered to massive ratings Tuesday night.

The return delivered an incredible 18.2 million viewers along with an equally impressive 5.1 rating among adults 18-49.

According to ABC, this is the highest-rated comedy telecast on any network in nearly four years (since a premiere episode of CBS’ The Big Bang Theory from 2014).

So, yes, even bigger than NBC’s mega-hit This Is Us during any of its regularly scheduled episodes, where the weepy dramedy usually tops out around a 3.0 adult demo rating (the special This Is Us post-Super Bowl episode was bigger, but that’s to be expected).

In the adult demo, it also trumps Sunday’s blockbuster 60 Minutes episode which featured an interview with Stormy Daniels.

Also kinda incredible, given how ratings have declined over the years: Roseanne’s return was actually higher among total viewers than its 1997 finale 21 years ago!

The Roseanne hour-long premiere audience also grew slightly from the show’s first episode at 8 p.m. to its second at 8:30 p.m., which is a good sign.

A couple other data points: This is Tuesday’s highest-rated entertainment telecast in six years among young adults and ABC’s best results in the time slot since 2006.


Apparently Dan (Goodman) died according to the finale episode of the original series so I guess they had to pretend that wasn't true. Whatever.
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Re: Roseanne reboot

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:30 am

Damn! I misread the subject line.

I want Roseanne robot. 8)

No not THAT kind of robot, dammit! :evil:
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Re: Roseanne reboot

Postby gnome » Thu Mar 29, 2018 12:59 pm

Anaxagoras wrote:Apparently a lot of people wanted to watch it (I was not a watcher the first time either):

Roseanne revival premieres to massive ratings

The revival of Roseanne premiered to massive ratings Tuesday night.

The return delivered an incredible 18.2 million viewers along with an equally impressive 5.1 rating among adults 18-49.

According to ABC, this is the highest-rated comedy telecast on any network in nearly four years (since a premiere episode of CBS’ The Big Bang Theory from 2014).

So, yes, even bigger than NBC’s mega-hit This Is Us during any of its regularly scheduled episodes, where the weepy dramedy usually tops out around a 3.0 adult demo rating (the special This Is Us post-Super Bowl episode was bigger, but that’s to be expected).

In the adult demo, it also trumps Sunday’s blockbuster 60 Minutes episode which featured an interview with Stormy Daniels.

Also kinda incredible, given how ratings have declined over the years: Roseanne’s return was actually higher among total viewers than its 1997 finale 21 years ago!

The Roseanne hour-long premiere audience also grew slightly from the show’s first episode at 8 p.m. to its second at 8:30 p.m., which is a good sign.

A couple other data points: This is Tuesday’s highest-rated entertainment telecast in six years among young adults and ABC’s best results in the time slot since 2006.


Apparently Dan (Goodman) died according to the finale episode of the original series so I guess they had to pretend that wasn't true. Whatever.


I've read up on the original ending--it is a depressing, bitter sucker-punch to the audience. For hate's sake it spit its last breath at the viewers. Worse than the Battlestar Galactica finale. Worse than the Enterprise finale. Worse than Highlander II.

I'm glad they brought the show back if only to undo that.
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Re: Roseanne reboot

Postby Pyrrho » Fri Mar 30, 2018 9:52 am

Rob Lister wrote:John Goodman

That's about it.

At this point in his career, there's no good reason aside from money for him to debase himself as a foil for that harridan.
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