‘One Day At A Time’ Creators & Forged On Leaping From Netflix To Pop TV – TCA

Going old skool has its perks, and One Day at a Time is anomaly within the present TV period as a streaming-birthed collection that was canceled and in the end rescued by a  cable TV community. Usually, it’s streaming that has saved these collection canceled by linear TV.

‘One Day at a Time’
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The massive upside to airing weekly for the creators and writers of the Norman Lear Latinx collection is having the ability to write towards the subjects and problems with what’s occurring presently, somewhat than writing effectively upfront, banking them and dropping all of the episodes without delay.

“We’re going to purchase America a water cooler for every dwelling,” quipped co-creator Mike Royce when requested in regards to the perks of the collection airing weekly.


“We get to take a seat within the yumminess of every episode, that’s so exhilarating. That’s what Norman’s exhibits had been like. Our fanbase is social-media based mostly so we get to cease and discuss,” mentioned Gloria Calderon Kellett.

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Calderon Kellett mentioned she nor the creators weren’t aware about the behind-the-scenes negotiations of the collection being rescued by Pop TV, however it didn’t shock Royce as a result of the present’s manufacturing firm Sony “fights so laborious for his or her exhibits and did so for us.” He had an identical expertise with Sony after they rescued a Fox present he govt produced, Enlisted, by touchdown it on the previous Yahoo Display service.

Different adjustments going from Netflix to a linear channel: that theme track which was 50 seconds lengthy is getting minimize to only having the title sung “as a result of we’d like that (additional) time” mentioned Calderon Kellett, “Gloria Estefan can be nice.” Whether or not she’ll guest-star, “we don’t know but” added the co-creator.

And what can we anticipate from demographics for the present now that it’s on a linear community?

“I do know we’ll have scores, which Netflix didn’t have” mentioned Royce then joking, “which is why I’m blissful to announce that we had been the very best rated present on Netflix.”

One Day at a Time will premiere on Pop on March 24.