Netflix Announces ONE DAY AT A TIME Is Cancelled, and as Expected, Twitter Users Let Them Have It

Mar 14, 2019
2:55 pm

(L-R) Marcel Ruiz, Stephen Tobolowky, Rita Moreno, Justina Machado, Isabella Gomez and Todd Grinnell take a selfie at the premiere of Netflix’s ‘One Day At A Time’ Season 3 at Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE Stadium 14 on February 7, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Luna/Getty Images)

On Thursday afternoon, Netflix announced that it would be canceling the Latinx-centered show “One Day At A Time.” Following a family of Cuban immigrants and starring Justina Machado and EGOT recipient Rita Moreno, the show offered a much-needed look into the life of a first and second generation family, all while taking on issues affecting the LGBTQ community, and conversations that have taken the U.S. by storm like #MeToo and consent.

Since the release of Season 3 of the show, on February 8, the actors and those involved have been asking fans to rally in support of ODAAT, which had faced cancellation in the past. Still, Netflix went on with the decision stating, “please don’t take this as an indication that your story is not important.”

And yet, that’s exactly how viewers perceived the cancellation.

Others noted the hypocrisy in keeping other shows on, like “Friends” for which Netflix paid almost $100 million, while deleting ODAAT.

When we tweeted out the news, the responses were pretty clear. By the way, this is was the only “cealn” reaction we could share from our thread:

Even Maria Hinojosa, the head of Futuro Media (which owns Latino Rebels) weighed in:

One of the show’s stars, Isabella Gomez who plays Elena, went on Instagram stories to post a quick message for fans, “We love you guys, and I got you,” she says.

Machado added her thoughts on Twitter as well:

And we close out with what show co-creator Gloria Calderón Kellett shared in a thread:

The reality is this show had many of us for many reasons. Let’s hope Netflix (or someone else) brings it back. Deadline is reporting that the show will be shopped around.

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