“The ‘proud deplorable’ smashes expectations,” FNC primetime star Sean Hannity crowed, in keeping with the tweet issued by Donald Trump Jr., saying, “Wow amazing. Congrats @therealroseanne…If you’re not too busy already maybe work in a late night show too… seems there’s some demand for an alternate viewpoint.”
Barr “demonstrated her patriotism, showed some love for the president on the show,” gushed The Five’s Kimberly Guilfoyle. “Maybe the television industry should pay attention to those monster ratings.”
Snarked Greg Gutfeld: “It was huge — 18 million watched and, sorry Stormy, this other Trump woman trounced your interview in the key demo.”
“That’s a news show versus a sitcom,” pointed out The Five stickler Dana Perino, prompting ringleader Gutfeld to shoot back, “Don’t laugh at my comparison or I will skip you and go to Jesse!”
The show’s opening success shows that people are “desperate for a real reflection of the political discussion minus the biased framing from Hollywood and the media,” he insisted.