North Korea, Mueller, N.B.A.: Your Weekend Briefing
4. ABC abruptly canceled “Roseanne” hours after the show’s star and co-creator, Roseanne Barr, posted a racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett, a former adviser to President Barack Obama.
The revived sitcom had been one of the top-rated shows in the country, delivering an audience that network television had not seen in years. But we talked to people who worked on the set, who said that for all the success, there was a sense of foreboding. Above, Sara Gilbert and Ms. Barr in a scene from the show.
And later in the week, the comedian Samantha Bee came under fire for using a vulgar epithet to describe Ivanka Trump on her TBS show. The cable network has taken no disciplinary action against her, igniting criticism from the right of a double standard.