• 'The Conners' is 'unavoidably awkward' without its lead star Roseanne Barr and it's unclear whether or not the show can succeed without her

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

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    " Roseanne " spin-off "The Conners" premieres on ABC Tuesday at 8 p.m. without Roseanne Barr.
    The premiere significantly addresses Roseanne's absence after her show revival was canceled at the end of May.
    While the show makes a solid case for itself without Barr, the show is "unavoidably awkward" without its lead matriarch.
    "Going from revolving around Roseanne to excising her completely just isn't a realistic option."
    The show has the chance to become great, but that will depend on whether or not people care to watch the show without Roseanne.
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