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Roseanne Barr says she 'begged' ABC to save her show

Roseanne Barr says she 'begged' ABC to save her show

Roseanne Barr said she pleaded with network brass to save her show before ABC canceled it in the wake of an offensive and racist tweet by her earlier this week.

In several tweets that have since been deleted (a pattern for the comedian in recent days), she described a conversation with Disney/ABC Television Group President Ben Sherwood before the announcement on Tuesday that the hit show "Roseanne" would not return for a second season.

"I begged Ben Sherwood at ABC 2 let me apologize & make amends," Barr tweeted, according to images of the missives. "I begged them not to cancel the show. I told them I was willing to do anything & asked 4 help...

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