Earlier in the week, it was announced that Roseanne Barr would be the roastee for Comedy Central annual slam-fest, and today brings news as to who will primarily be doing the roasting. Continue Reading
Comedy Central announced their annual roastee today, and this time the honors will go to Roseanne Barr. While no Charlie Sheen, that comedian is eyeing an imminent return to sitcoms herself in the NBC series Downwardly Mobile. Continue Reading
Here is a news story that will only fuel the already persistent chatter that Roseanne Barr is a one-hit wonder who is sadly going back to her blue collar sitcom roots to relive her past glories. It was revealed today that John Goodman is currently in final negotiations to reunite with the comedian in her new NBC comedy, Downwardly Mobile.
For those not in the know, the series centers on Roseanne’s character who manages a mobile home park. Goodman will not be playing her husband this time around. Instead, he has been cast as merely her buddy. Nonetheless, this property will be closely watched as it almost seems like a guaranteed pickup to series at this point.
Roseanne’s return to sitcoms is officially a go as the comic actress’ new project has been picked up to pilot. The series is called Downwardly Mobile, and it is centered around a blue collar family. This is a type of show the star knows a little something about as her self-titled ABC comedy dominated the Nielsen charts in the early 1990′s.
The show will be joining a handful of new NBC comedies that have already received pilot orders. Isabel with the recently cast Kevin Nealon and a series starring Sarah Silverman from Ron Howard are among those vying for network time slots come next television season.
NBC has given a script commitment to Roseanne Barr’s new sitcom, Downwardly Mobile. For those who are reading about this show for the first time, its a multi-camera series about a blue collar family starring Barr. It is also worth noting the the series was already in development before Lifetime cancelled Roseanne’s reality show, Roseanne’s Nuts. Continue Reading
Lifetime has cancelled Roseanne Barr’s reality series after the series struggled to find an audience. The show was pulling in about a 0.3 18-49 rating which is not very good at all, but this will not be the end of the comedian as Roseanne’s finally coming back to what made her famous: Sitcoms. Continue Reading
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