q Screen Panel: ABC cancels Roseanne following Roseanne Barr's racist tweet

Our screen panel discuss the news that ABC has cancelled its short-lived reboot of Roseanne following the star's racist tweet about former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett.
In this image released by ABC, Roseanne Barr, left, and John Goodman appear in a scene from the season finale of Roseanne that aired on Tuesday, May 22. (Adam Rose/ABC via Associated Press)

We've brought the q screen panel back in this week to look at a big story in the world of television. Today, arts and entertainment writer John Semley and CBC's Amanda Parris join Tom Power to discuss the news that ABC has cancelled its short-lived reboot of Roseanne after its star posted a racist message on Twitter about Valerie Jarrett, a former advisor to Barack Obama. Semley and Parris have talked about Roseanne a few times on q, including right after it premiered back in March of this year. 

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