Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)


Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)


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Former 'Roseanne' producer

on cancellation: 'It's a shame'

Former "Roseanne" executive producer Marcy Carsey, at the ATX Festival, weighed in Friday on the revival's recent cancellation.

"I am very proud of the show that we did originally and I thought the show, the reboot, was terrific. Great job, great work, so all I can say is I'm as distant from it as you guys are," Carsey said. "It's a shame."

Although Carsey served as an executive producer on the original "Roseanne" for all nine seasons, she was not involved with the revival.

Roseanne Barr, the star of the show, sent a racist tweet about former President Barack Obama aide Valerie Jarrett. Although Barr apologized, ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey called her remarks "abhorrent" and swiftly canceled the upcoming second season of the revival. …

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