ABC drops Barr on reality

Schneider, Michael
August 2003
Daily Variety;8/20/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 34, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the decision of the American Broadcasting Co. to stop airing the reality TV program 'The Real Roseanne Barr.' Rating of the program; Cancellation of previous plan to move ahead the program's spinoff called 'Domestic Goddess.'


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