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Even Norman Lear can’t guarantee a remake’s success

Why the reboot of 'One Day at a Time' is a questionable choice for a comeback

FROM CAMPAIGN US: Legendary producer Norman Lear is being honored this Sunday at the newly titled TV Land Icon Awards. Lear, 93, will receive the Impact Icon Award, which honors individuals who have made a significant contribution to American television entertainment and culture.

Lear, of course, made his mark in 1971 with sitcom “All in the Family,” not to mention “Sanford and Son,” “Maude,” “Good Times,” “The Jeffersons,” “One Day at a Time” and, in late night, “Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman.” So I don’t have to tell you how groundbreaking his contributions have been to sitcom television. For more click here