Netflix Orders an All-Latino One Day at a Time Reboot

Netflix has ordered a 13-episode season of an all-Latino One Day at a Time reboot from original series creator Norman Lear, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The series, a multi-camera comedy, will follow three generations of the same Cuban-American family living in the same house: a newly divorced former military mother, her teenage daughter and tween son, and her old-school mother, who will be played by Rita Moreno. Gloria Calderon-Kellett (How I Met Your Mother) and Mike Royce (Enlisted) will act as showrunners, and Lear will executive-produce.

The original show, which aired on CBS from 1975 to 1984, told the story of a divorced mother (Bonnie Franklin) who moves to a new apartment with her two daughters (Valerie Bertinelli and Mackenzie Phillips). As on the original show, the character of Schneider, the building superintendent, will also appear in the reboot. Actor Pat Harrington Jr., who played Schneider on the original series, recently passed away, and the new role has yet to be cast.

This article originally appears on TV Guide.com.

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Jan 13, 2016
I guess Netflix just has to balance out all the great stuff with crap like this and Fuller House.

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Jan 13, 2016
Oh Schneider.
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Jan 12, 2016
I always found One Day at a Time to be unique in that it showed white people in a fairly lower class situation. It's not as interesting to do a show with a minority in a lower class situation (single mom, family living in a dumpy apartment, "hilarious" handyman, good times) because that territory is heavily mined and thus not compelling to "mainstream" viewers. That show is a product of its times, but its themes still resonate, it's just that they feel almost exploitative to put it on a Latino family.

Then again, I suppose the lower class aren't really well represented on tv right now despite ethnicity, so maybe I should shut the fuck up.
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Jan 12, 2016
Let me just take this time to say RIP original Schneider.
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Jan 12, 2016
Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz...
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