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‘Roseanne’ Defeats Competition In Coveted Demo Once Again

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Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter

“Roseanne” lead the night once again in prime time on Tuesday in the coveted demographic rating and held steady in overall viewership.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the ABC reboot of the popular 90s series, about a blue-collar family lead by Roseanne Barr’s character who is a supporter of President Donald Trump, earned an average of a 2.6 rating among adults ages 18-49 in overnight Nielsen ratings.

The series has been setting historic ratings records since the one-hour debut on March 27.

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 27: (L-R) Actors Michael Fishman, Sarah Chalke, Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, SiriusXM host Sandra Bernhard and Lecy Goranson pose for photos during SiriusXM's Town Hall with the cast of Roseanne on March 27, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

Actors Michael Fishman, Sarah Chalke, Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, SiriusXM host Sandra Bernhard and Lecy Goranson pose for photos during SiriusXM’s Town Hall with the cast of Roseanne on March 27, 2018, in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

Last night, was no exception as the series beat out the rest of the networks in the age demographic and did not drop off from the prior week in overall viewership, with 10.2 million viewers. Those numbers set another record for the series sixth original episode win in the demographic, according to Deadline.

In comparison, the one hour debut on March 27 brought close to 30 million viewers and an 8.1 rating among adults ages 18-49 after figuring in Nielsen’s live-plus-three day and live-plus-seven-day ratings.

There are only two shows left until the finale for the 10th season of “Roseanne.” But with such an impressive showing, the network already signed Barr and the rest of the crew to come back and do it again for an 11th season.