Sunday, April 14, 2024

Watch Roseanne Sing “My Way” and ABC Chief Ben Sherwood Joke About Her Tweets at Network Presentation


Not many people have seen this video of Roseanne Barr getting the star treatment at the recent ABC upfronts. Network chief Ben Sherwood lets her joke that he writes all her Tweets. She sings “My Way.” The whole presentation is tied to the success of “Roseanne.” Yesterday must have been brutal in the Disney ABC corporate suites. Not only did they lose “Roseanne” but “The Middle” wrapped its nine season run. Their scheduling problems today are outsized.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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