While discussing the recent success of the revival of Barr's sitcom - ABC has already ordered a second season - CNN's Oliver Darcy pointed out that as the program finds more success over the coming weeks, Barr's conspiratorial social media will draw more attention.
"We're thrilled that America has welcomed the Conner family back into their homes ..."
With one day of delayed viewing factored in, the audience for the "Roseanne" premiere is now up to 21.9 million viewers.
Top Talkers: 18.2 million viewer debut of the "Roseanne" revival received plenty of acclaim and earned the show a second season.
Stephen Colbert on his "Late Show" noted Thursday night that another Trump-related program got bigger ratings this week.
"Trump is about to take them all down, in their telling, often with sealed indictments that are hidden from the public". "Laura Ingraham added: "'Roseanne' reboot premieres to strong ratings, begging the question: "why has Hollywood been ignoring us for so long?"
Earlier this month, ET spoke exclusively with Barr and her onscreen husband, John Goodman, about what fans can expect from Roseanne's return.
Barr on Twitter last November asked users to put her in contact with QAnon, and her account was suspended for several hours and website went offline, with conspiracy theorists claiming that she had been silenced by deep state actors determined to supress QAnon's secrets.
"He talked about jobs, he said he'd shake things up", says Barr in the episode. Fox News pundits have praised the show for representing people whom they say are not usually major characters on network television shows.
"They were unbelievable", Trump said.
She later seemed to walk back on the tweets, writing, "I have worked with victims of trafficking for decades & supported the fight against it. It's really about what happens to a family when there's a political divide, which is I think something that the entire country can related to, and something that we need to talk about".