Roseanne dismisses Trump taking credit for ratings: 'It's all me'

Roseanne dismisses Trump taking credit for ratings: 'It's all me'

Kerry Wise
April 4, 2018

The previous Live+3 record holder was How to Get Away with Murder's series premiere in 2014, which got a 5.93 million viewer boost.

Roseanne airs Tuesdays at 8/7c on ABC.

Read Abdul-Jabbar's full column in The Hollywood Reporter.

"Roseanne" notched 25 million viewers total, according to Nielsen's most current numbers. The 65-year-old who was at LAX on Monday night responded with a sarcastic laugh "Hahahaha".

ABC executives were optimistic about how popular the reboot would be - but the ratings results were astonishing.

She's a President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump hopes to have renegotiated NAFTA deal to present by mid-April: report Trump asks judge for private arbitration in Stormy Daniels lawsuit Trump calls on Congress to change "ridiculous" immigration laws MORE supporter, but Roseanne Barr finds it laughable that the commander in chief might claim credit her ratings success.

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While Trump said the show's major ratings were because "it was about us", reflecting the average American, Jabbar said, "the show he's boasting about relentlessly criticizes him and his policies more ruthlessly than nearly any other program on television". I've always attempted to portray a realistic portrait of the American people and the working class people.

All the attention surrounding the sitcom's return could give it a further boost this week. No more rational than it is to run for president on single-payer health care and universal college loan forgiveness and complete withdrawal from all foreign wars, and then a few years later turn to Obamacare-hating, Trump University-founding, defense budget-boosting Donald J.

Some insiders think it's not possible for the show to match last week's overnight rating of 18 million.

Due to the Trump connection, some Fox News shows have also been hyping this week's episode, even though it's airing on a rival network. The Roseanne revival's two-part premiere, "Twenty Years to Life" and "Dress to Impress", was a massive hit: over 21 million people watched the episodes within 24 hours of their airing.

In a column for The Hollywood Reporter, Abdul-Jabbar said the show criticizes Trump and his policies "more ruthlessly" than nearly any other show.

"Hey, Roseanne, if you are watching, we would love to have you on the show", co-host Steve Doocy said.