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Yvonne Villarreal

Yvonne Villarreal covers the ever-expanding television industry. She joined the Los Angeles Times in 2008 as a Metpro fellow, before moving to the Calendar section as an entertainment reporter. A native Angeleno, Villarreal earned her bachelor’s degree from Cal State Fullerton and her master’s degree from the Columbia School of Journalism.
Roseanne Barr weighs in on 'The Conners' series premiere

“Roseanne” spinoff “The Conners” killed off its sharp-tongued matriarch in Tuesday night’s premiere episode. And the character’s maker, Roseanne Barr, has taken to Twitter to weigh in.

Here's how 'The Conners' wrote Roseanne off the show

"Roseanne" spinoff "The Conners" premiered Tuesday. And viewers finally learned how controversial star Roseanne Barr, who played the outspoken matriarch at the center of the groundbreaking family sitcom, was written off the series after being fired from the "Roseanne" revival.

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