clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Roseanne Barr’s first TV appearance since firing will be on Fox News’ ‘Hannity’

Roseanne Barr will be a guest on the Fox News show “Hannity” on Thursday, July 26, 2018. | AP file photo

LOS ANGELES — Roseanne Barr will appear on television for the first time since she was fired from ABC and her namesake show was canceled.

Barr will be a guest on the Fox News show “Hannity” at 8 p.m. Thursday.

ABC canceled its successful reboot of “Roseanne” in May after the star’s racist tweet likening former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett to a cross between the Muslim Brotherhood and a “Planet of the Apes” actor.

Barr recorded a podcast interview last month in which she said she feels remorse about the tweet.

During the live interview Thursday, she’s expected to discuss the tweet as well as President Donald Trump.

ABC said it ordered 10 episodes of a spinoff called “The Conners” after Barr relinquished any creative or financial participation in it.