08.08.2018

ABC's Channing Dungey on 'Roseanne' Cancellation, Kenya Barris' Exit and More 'Modern Family'

ABC's Channing Dungey on 'Roseanne' Cancellation, Kenya Barris' Exit and More 'Modern Family' Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty

Nearly two months after the stunning decision to cancel Roseanne and move forward with spinoff The Conners, ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey has no regrets about axing TV's No. 1 comedy in the wake of star Roseanne Barr's racist tweet.

In her first interview since making headlines across the country for the shocking cancellation, Dungey talks with The Hollywood Reporter about the Roseanne experience; whether the pulled Black-ish episode was the final straw for Kenya Barris' departure from her sibling studio; what to expect from Disney's forthcoming direct-to-consumer service; and wanting more Modern Family as Disney is on the verge of acquiring Fox assets including its TV studio.

For the full story, visit HollywoodReporter.com.