Fox Taps Roseanne for Comeback Moment: ‘Cancel This!’


| LAST UPDATE 02/19/2023

By Riley Hammond
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After a long hiatus, Roseanne Barr is back and on the case with her new comedy special Cancel This!, premiering Sunday after Fox Nation's NFC Championship Game. Get ready for some laughs - this one promises to be nothing short of noteworthy! Here's a look.

Roseanne Barr is back on the mic! For the first time since 2006, she's making her return to stand-up comedy this Sunday—and it just happens that perfect timing coincides with the NFL NFC championship game. Grab your popcorn and chips, because FOX is kickstarting the highly-anticipated Roseanne Barr comeback by debuting a marketing campaign during the epic NFC Championship Game between the San Francisco 49ers and Philadelphia Eagles. The hilarity of her return won't be constrained to living rooms either; it looks like we're in for an uproarious Roseanne Barr: Cancel This! According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 15-second ad shows Roseanne Barr asking the crowd a compelling question, taking center stage. With her confident yet comedic tone, she boldly inquires: "Has anybody else been fired recently?"

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The new special starring the standup comedy icon is set to premiere on streaming service Fox Nation, where it will mark her first appearance on the stage since Blonde and B****in' aired on HBO in 2006. Filmed in Houston's Cullen Theatre and backed by an enthusiastic live audience, fans of the legendary comedian are also given supplemental information about Barr's life as part of the companion docuseries Who Is Roseanne Barr? Fox Nation has been making giant strides in the world of comedy, turning to recognizable talent from across entertainment. Last fall, they kicked off their foray with a special by Roseanne Barr; this was merely the beginning as Kevin Costner and Kelsey Grammer have since stepped up to host documentaries on Yellowstone National Park and historic battles, respectively, much to the delight of Fox News fans!

With 9 seasons on ABC under its belt, initially followed by an impressive revival that was eventually canceled, the NFL has stepped up for the promotion of Barr's special - drawing attention from fans all over America with anticipation building as it nears closer. Be sure to catch the teaser trailer for Cancel This!

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