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    Pop TV Picks Up a Fourth Season of ‘One Day at a Time’

    Pop TV has greenlit a fourth season of the revival of Norman Lear sitcom “One Day at a Time,” which was streamed on Netflix for its first three seasons. Thirteen new episodes have been ordered for 2020, which will take the total episode tally, to-date, to 52. “One Day at a Time” steps in at […]

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    ABC to Revive ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons’ in a One Night Special

    ABC’s late-night host Jimmy Kimmel will present a live, 90-minute prime-time event in tribute to classic Norman Lear sitcoms “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons.” Titled “Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons,’ the special will recreate an original episode from each from the two comedies. […]

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    Rita Moreno to Receive Peabody Career Achievement Award

    The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors have selected Rita Moreno as the recipient of the Peabody Career Achievement Award. “Rita Moreno is a unique talent who has not only broken barriers, but whose career continues to thrive six-plus decades after her acting debut,” said Jeffrey P. Jones, executive director of Peabody. “We are delighted to […]

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    Nickelodeon to Develop Norman Lear’s Animated ‘Man of the House’

    Nickelodeon has announced the development of a new animated project, “Man of the House” (working title), from Norman Lear’s ACT III Productions. With creative concept by Colombian-American writer and illustrator Michael Molina (“Trivia Night”), “Man of the House” follows 11-year-old José as he helps his mother Maria watch over his two younger siblings, Maria Juliana […]

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    NBC Orders Norman Lear Comedy ‘Guess Who Died’

    Legendary sitcom producer Norman Lear, the creator of “All in the Family,” “Sanford and Son,” “Maude,” “Good Times” and “One Day at a Time,” among others, has a new sitcom on the horizon: “Guess Who Died” for NBC. The proposed series, which was ordered to pilot by the Peacock net and is inspired by 95 […]

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    Donald and Melania Trump to Skip ‘The Kennedy Center Honors’

    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will not attend the annual Kennedy Center Honors in December, the White House announced Saturday morning, after two of the honorees, legendary television writer and producer Norman Lear and dancer and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade, said they would boycott the White House reception if Trump was present. […]

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