Sore winners

Bernstein, Amy
December 1992
U.S. News & World Report;12/21/92, Vol. 113 Issue 24, p30
Reports that Tom Arnold's `The Jackie Thomas Show' recently debuted as the highest-rated television premiere in years, thanks mostly to its time slot--right after his wife's top-rated `Roseanne.' The obscene letters written by Roseanne Arnold in response to critics' unflattering observations; `USA Today' is considering legal action.


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