This is it. Hold on tight. Up on your feet. One Day at a Time is back.
Netflix has ordered a 13-episode multi-cam reboot of the classic Norman Lear sitcom, this one centered on a Cuban-American family.
Lear is on board an an exec producer the series, which centers on a recently separated, former military mom (aka the character originated by the late Bonnie Franklin role) navigating a new single life while raising her radical teenaged daughter and socially adept tween son, with the “help” of her old school Cuban-born mom and a friends- without-benefits building manager named — wait for it — Schneider (played in the original by the recently deceased Pat Harrington).
According to Deadline, Rita Morena has signed on to play the grandmother. Additional casting is TBA.
Mike Royce (Everybody Loves Raymond, Enlisted) and Gloria Calderon Kellett (How I Met Your Mother, Rules of Engagement) are on board as writers and will serve as EPs alongside Lear, Michael Garcia and Brent Miller.
One Day at a Time debuted on CBS on Dec. 16, 1975, and ran for nine seasons (until its series finale on May, 28, 1984). It also starred Mackenzie Phillips and Valerie Bertinelli.