Donald Trump Raves Over Huge Roseanne Show Ratings
- Author: Megan Austin Mar 30, 2018,
Mar 30, 2018, 8:00
"It was a thrill to get a congratulatory phone call from The President of The United States of America", Barr tweeted Thursday, two days after ABC's "Roseanne" reboot drew an estimated 18.4 million viewers.
Rosenne, who ran for president as an independent in 2012, said it was important to reflect Trump's appeal to many working class Americans.
As for why Barr wanted the character Roseanne also to support Trump, Barr told the New York Times, "I just wanted to have that dialogue about families torn apart by the election and their political differences of opinion and how we handle it". The sitcom revival averaged 18.2 million viewers on Tuesday - the highest-rated comedy telecast on any network in almost four years (since a premiere episode of CBS' The Big Bang Theory from 2014).
'Even look at Roseanne, I called her yesterday. her ratings, look at her ratings.
Addressing the International Union of Operating Engineers in Richfield, Oh., where he is making a speech on infrastructure, the president told of his excitement after the Trump-supporting comedienne's sitcom comeback garnered huge ratings.
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In December, Barr tweeted, "4 those who wonder-back in the day when I was called a "liberal" by journalists, I used to answer-'I'm not a Liberal, I'm a radical' & I still am-I voted Trump 2 shake up the status quo & the staid establishment". It was just a friendly conversation about work and television and ratings". They did not say if Trump had watched the show. "Tulsa was ranked No. 1, followed by Cincinnati and Kansas City, Mo".
She added that she's not an apologist for the president and doesn't agree with all he's said and done.
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Barr said Trump was happy for her.
"I thought I was fooling people, but my cheeks would turn bright red when I was liquored up".