Posted on Wednesday, November 25th, 2020 by Ben Pearson
The people involved with Norman Lear‘s TV reboot of the classic sitcom One Day at a Time must be feeling a sense of deja vu, because twenty months after Netflix pulled the plug on the show, Pop TV has now done the same thing.
But just like the last time it was canceled, the showrunners aren’t giving up hope. There’s still a chance the two-time Emmy-winning series could find a new network home and continue on with a fifth season.
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Star Trek: Discovery kicked off the new era of the final frontier as the first Trek-related series on the CBS All Access streaming service back in 2017. Not only is a third season on the way, but there’s the Star Trek: Strange New Worlds spin-off coming, too. But if you’ve missed out on Star Trek: Discovery because you haven’t felt like signing up for CBS All Access, this fall will give you an opportunity to start catching up, because the first season will be airing on CBS as part of the network’s fall schedule. Read More »
In this edition of TV Bits:
- CBS has renewed – and canceled – several shows.
- Kevin Smith gives an update on his Masters of the Universe series.
- Ricky Gervais’ After Life gets a third season at Netflix.
- Watch a trailer for Yellowstone season 3.
- Peacock signs a deal with Apple.
- History has canceled Project Blue Book and Knightfall.
- Hey, remember Quibi? They’re still around, and still picking up new shows!
- Fuller House is ending. Let us all bow our heads.
- Room 104 is ending with season 4.
- The Smash cast is reuniting to stream Bombshell In Concert.
- Get a first look at the One Day at a Time animated special.
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One Day at a Time has managed to survive cancellation and network changes, with the beloved sitcom getting saved by Pop TV after getting dropped by Netflix. But even the acclaimed reimagining of Norman Lear’s classic sitcom couldn’t avoid the industry-wide production shutdowns amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Like all other live-action Hollywood productions, filming on the current fourth season of One Day at a Time was suspended in mid-March. But the ever-resilient family comedy is coming back for a special episode during the shutdown — as an animated episode.
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Pop TV, the cable home of Schitt’s Creek, has picked up the beloved TV series One Day at a Time for a fourth season, snatching it from the jaws of oblivion about three and a half months after Netflix cancelled it. A brand new 13-episode season will debut on the channel sometime in 2020. While Netflix was once known as the haven for cancelled shows, this appears to mark the first time ever that a streaming show has been picked up by a cable network. Read More »
The beloved Netflix series One Day at a Time was cancelled last week, and there’s still technically a chance it could get picked up elsewhere – but a new report indicates that it almost certainly won’t be snapped up by a rival streaming service. Read on to learn why, and to get a glimpse into the financial reasoning that goes into Netflix’s TV cancellations. Read More »
Update: Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, who loudly voiced his support for Brooklyn Nine-Nine when that show was cancelled (and then appeared on it when it was picked up by a different network), is now putting that same fervor into saving One Day at a Time.
We’ll have to see if his passionate pleas can move the needle, or if they fall on deaf ears. Our original article follows.
After three seasons, the Netflix series One Day at a Time has officially been cancelled by the streaming service. But this may not be the end of the road just yet: Sony Pictures Television, which produced the show, is planning to try to find a new home for it. Read More »
In this edition of TV bits:
- “Weird Al” Yankovic will play a Smoking Man Baby on Happy!
- Some nerdy professor named a beetle after Game of Thrones dragons.
- Fox is developing an animated series called Therapy Dog.
- Watch the trailer for One Day At a Time season 3.
- Oh, and watch the trailer for The Last O.G. season 2, too.
- Jordan Peele’s Twilight Zone adds DeWanda Wise & Jessica Williams.
- Hong Chau joins the cast of Watchmen.
- Bourne spin-off series Treadstone fills out its cast.
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The long march through awards season continues today with the announcement of the 24th Critics Choice Awards nominations. It might seem predictable that a period film like The Favourite came out on top of the pack with 14 nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director and nominations for the three stars, Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz, you might be surprised that the Marvel Studios blockbuster Black Panther wasn’t far behind with 12 nominations, including Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay.
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