ABC Is Considering a Roseanne Replacement—Without Roseanne Barr

Network mulls long-shot possibility, but it wouldn't boost upfront take

What would Roseanne look like without Roseanne Barr? ABC might find out next season. ABC/Adam Rose

Two days after ABC canceled its top-rated series Roseanne following Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet about President Obama’s White House adviser Valerie Jarrett, the network is still formulating a plan about what will fill the hole in its schedule this fall.

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