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The animated “One Day at a Time” special will premiere on Pop TV on Tuesday, June 16 at 9:30 p.m. ET. Titled ‘The Politics Episode,’ the half-hour telecast will be fully executed remotely following a marathon of the current season. The special will center around Penelope’s (Justina Machado) conservative cousin Estrellita (Melissa Fumero), Tia Mirtha (Gloria Estefan), and Tio Juanito (Lin-Manuel Miranda) coming to visit and with the impending election, they won’t be able to avoid fighting over politics.
The cast also includes Rita Moreno (Lydia), Stephen Tobolowsky (Dr. Berkowitz), Todd Grinnell (Schneider), Isabella Gomez (Elena) and Marcel Ruiz (Alex).
Produced by Sony Pictures Television, comedy inspired by Norman Lear’s 1975 to 1984 series of the same name tells the story of the Cuban American Alvarez family. The series is produced by Act III Productions, Inc., Snowpants Productions and GloNation in association with Sony Pictures Television, with Norman Lear, Mike Royce, Gloria Calderón Kellett and Brent Miller serving as executive producers. The special is also produced by Jonas Diamond, Executive Producer and Co-Owner of Smiley Guy Studios in Toronto, who will be overseeing the animation.