“Roseanne” is loud, proud and raking in the ratings.
The revival of the 1990s series has given ABC a boost, netting 18.2 million viewers in its one-hour premiere on Tuesday, according to E! Online.
The original iteration of “Roseanne” was a ratings smash too, ranking in the top four in Nielsen ratings during its first six seasons. But it tanked in the last season, with the 1997 series finale, “Into That Good Night,” bringing in only 16.6 million viewers. Obviously, the key for the new show will be to repeat its opening night success over the next seven installments.
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