• ABC's Channing Dungey Doesn't Regret Greenlighting ‘Roseanne' Reboot

    12 days ago - By Fortune

    ABC Entertainment Group president Channing Dungey said she does not regret greenlighting the reboot of the popular sitcom Roseanne , which she quickly cancelled after the series' controversial star tweeted a racist joke about Valerie Jarrett, former adviser to U.S. president Barack Obama.
    Speaking Tuesday at Fortune 's Most Powerful Women Summit in Laguna Niguel, Calif., Dungey said ABC executives and showrunners for the rebooted sitcom originally envisioned that the show would tell “broader stories about a certain part of the country” that was “challenged more economically.”
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