One Day At A Time makes the case for–and against—serialization in back-to-back standout episodes

As a remake of Norman Lear’s groundbreaking, topical series, Netflix’s One Day At A Time wades into all kinds of hot-button issues, from immigration to LGBTQ rights—many of which are, fittingly enough, hashed out around the dinner table. But the series, developed by Gloria Calderon Kellett and Mike Royce, never…

Jane The Virgin doesn’t let tragedy destroy its usual bright, breezy tone

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After last week’s heartbreaking twist with the death of Michael Cordero, it’s totally reasonable to be worried about how Jane The Virgin would move forward in the wake of such a monumentally tragic loss. The three-year time jump that immediately followed Michael’s death assured viewers that the series wasn’t going to…

Justina Machado to lead cast of Latino-centric One Day At A Time remake

Deadline reports that Justina Machado (Six Feet Under, ER) has been cast as the lead in One Day At A Time, the upcoming Netflix remake of Norman Lear’s original sitcom that starred Bonnie Franklin from 1975-1984. The new series has a 13-episode order and will also star Academy Award winner Rita Moreno, who’s currently…