Rita Moreno-Led ONE DAY AT A TIME Sets Season Premiere Date
Inspired by Norman Lear's 1975 series of the same name, the comedy will continue to tell the story of the Cuban American Alvarez family.
This season finds Penelope (Justina Machado) exploring a surprising relationship, her mother Lydia (Rita Moreno) experiencing a religious crisis - as well as revealing the details of her surprise trip to Cuba with Dr. Berkowitz (Stephen Tobolowsky), and Schneider (Todd Grinnell) finding his relationship with Avery (India de Beaufort) growing deeper. Meanwhile, Elena (Isabella Gomez) begins to prepare for college and Alex (Marcel Ruiz) starts to date.
"The enthusiastic response from fans since announcing our new season of One Day At A Time has been thrilling," said Brad Schwartz, President, Pop TV. "The series is more important than ever with its unmatched ability to tackle topical social issues through the lens of a relatable, loving family. The exceptionally talented team behind and in front of the camera make us proud to have ONE DAY AT A TIME at home at Pop TV.
Moreno's long stage career has included starring roles on both sides of the Atlantic. In London, she appeared in Hal Prince's 1962 production of SHE LOVES ME and in the 1997 West End run of SUNSET BOULEVARD. In New York, she has starred in Lorraine Hansbury's THE SIGN in Sidney Brustein's WINDOW, opposite Robert Shaw in Gantry and with Jimmy Coco in THE LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS.She received a Tony Award nomination for her role in THE NATIONAL HEALTH in 1974, followed by her 1975 Tony win for THE RITZ. Other New York credits include Anne Meara's AFTER PLAY;WALLY'S CAFE with Jimmy Coco; Circle Rep's SIZE OF THE WORLD; and, more recently, the female version of Neil Simon's THE ODD COUPLE.
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