'Roseanne' reboot opens big with about 18 million viewers

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After the droves and droves of viewers tuned in to see the hit show from the 1990s return, Trump gave Barr a call to congratulation her, according to The New York Times. In the first episode, Barr's character Roseanne Conner reveals she is a Trump supporter.

Trump was reportedly "enthralled" with "Roseanne's" TV ratings and was likely also impressed with the content. "Roseanne" depicts a working class family in the Midwest, and speaks to the kind of people who support Trump.

Before the 2016 election, the comedian made headlines when she said: 'I think we would be so lucky if Trump won.

If "Roseanne" continues to draw as it did in its premiere, it could become a top-rated show of the 2017-18 TV season.

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Then Barr discussed why she thought Roseanne the series was striking a chord with viewers. "He was just happy for me". She said, "I've known him for many years and he's done a lot of nice things for me over the years".

After generating massive ratings and viewership for its premiere episode, there's a buzz about a succeeding #season for the revival. The original "Roseanne" aired on ABC from 1988 to 1997.

A vocal Trump supporter, Barr's revived "Roseanne" has been viewed as the latest chapter in the culture wars.

"I thought it was really a pitch ideal take on what a lot of Trump supporters feel", co-host Meghan McCain said, "which is what I'm always trying to explain on this show".

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But Williams seemed eager to throw Barr's ex-husband in her face right off the rip.

"It was pretty exciting, I'll tell you that much", Barr said.

Kimmel praised Barr for depicting a family that is split politically in the new show. Conner's sister Jackie Harris, however, supported Hillary.

Although I previewed the first two episodes of the new "Roseanne" before they aired Tuesday night, I watched them again on ABC and they were even better the second time around.

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Barr previously said she would love to screen Roseanne at the White House privately with Trump.

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