Can Roseanne save sketch comedy?

Watson, Bret; Snierson, Dan
April 1996
Entertainment Weekly;04/12/96, Issue 322, p32
Introduces Roseanne Barr's new television venture, `Saturday Night Special', a comedy show set to debut on April 13, 1996 on the Fox network. Comparison to `Saturday Night Live' which will be on at the same time; Comments from Barr about the show; Six points about how to revive the sketch-comedy genre which are also inherent in Barr's new show; Stars of the show besides Barr including Laura Kightlinger and Bob Rubin.


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