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ABC says 'Roseanne' will concentrate on family, not politics

Expect "Roseanne" to cool it on politics and concentrate on family stories when it returns for the second season of its revival next year.

That was the word Tuesday from ABC Entertainment chief Channing Dungey as she introduced the network's plans for next year. The show's return exceeded all expectations this spring, with the support of Roseanne Barr's character for President Donald Trump attracting attention.

Dungey noted that as the first season went on, the focus shifted from politics to family.

"I think they're going to continue on the path that they were on toward the latter part of this season, which is away from politics and more focused on...

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