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ABC Could Announce That Roseanne-Less Roseanne Spinoff Sometime THIS WEEK!

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Get ready for Darlene, y'all!!!!!

ABC execs are inches away from greenlighting a second reboot of Roseanne after connecting with Tom Werner, who produced the sitcom through his company Carsey-Werner, over the weekend to kick negotiations into high gear.

Sources familiar with the situation told TMZ that Werner spoke with top network suits to move forward with a Roseanne spinoff without its leading lady and reluctant Ambien spokesperson, Roseanne Barr.

Video: Sara Gilbert Stands Behind Roseanne's Cancellation!

Insiders say the network is working out last-minute details, which mostly revolve around Roseanne. While the network had a solid cause to fire the comedian as both the star and executive producer, it might be contractually obligated to pay her a fee or back end for her involvement in creating the show.

Of course, ABC could always argue it's a different show entirely. The potential spinoff has been speculated to focus on

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Sara Gilbert Stands Behind Roseanne's Cancellation In 'Sad' New Statement On The Talk! WATCH HERE!

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Sara Gilbert continues to speak out on the controversy.

As we reported, Roseanne Barr's ABC reboot was canceled after she wrote a racist tweet against former Barack Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett, which she blamed on Ambien.

Related: Fans Of The Old Roseanne Need To Read This…

Although the once and future Darlene has previously shunned her costar on social media, on Monday, the 43-year-old further elaborated her point on her other show, The Talk. She said:

"In addition to my statement, I would like to say this has been a very difficult week. A lot of people have been hurt by this. I will say I'm proud of the show we made. This show has always been about diversity, love and inclusion. And it's sad to see it end in this way. I'm sad for the people who lost their jobs in the process. However, I do stand behind the decision ABC made."

Ch-ch-check out the clip (below)!

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