Friday, June 28, 2019

One Day at a Time Revived by Pop TV and CBS; WGN America Acquires JAG Starting July 4

One Day at a Time

Pop TV, now fully owned by CBS Corporation, announced that the critically-acclaimed series One Day at a Time will continue with a new 13-episode fourth season premiering in 2020 after its Netflix concluded after three seasons. The Network shared the news amid fan campaigns rallying behind the series. Produced by Sony Pictures Television, the fourth season of One Day at a Time will air exclusively on Pop. As part of the innovative deal to pick up the new season, One Day at a Time will also be broadcast on the CBS Television Network later in 2020, following its run on Pop. CBS was the home of the original series that aired over 40 years ago.

One Day at a Time, the comedy-drama inspired by Norman Lear's 1975 series of the same name, follows the life of Penelope Alvarez (Screen Actors Guild Award(R) winner Justina Machado), a newly single Army veteran, and her Cuban-American family, as they navigate the ups and downs of life. Now a nurse practitioner, Penelope is raising two strong-willed children. When faced with challenges, Penelope turns to her "old-school" mother Lydia (Emmy(R), Grammy(R), Oscar(R) and Tony(R) winner Rita Moreno), and her building manager Schneider (Todd Grinnell), who has become an invaluable confidant. The series offers a contemporary take on what life looks like in both good and bad times, and how loved ones can help make it all worthwhile. The series also stars Isabella Gomez as Elena Alvarez, Marcel Ruiz as Alex Alvarez and Stephen Tobolowsky as Dr. Berkowitz.


JAG

WGN America announced that JAG, the longest running military drama in the history of television, joins the entertaining line-up of fan-favorites at the network. The procedural series is set to premiere with a two-day "JAG of July" marathon on Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5 starting at 9:00am ET/8:00am CT. Following its network launch, JAG will air on WGN America every Monday through Friday for two hours, starting at 4:00pm ET/3:00pm CT with the exception of Wednesday, which will run until 12:00am ET/11:00pm CT. All ten seasons of the series will air in chronological order, making WGN America the sole cable network where audiences can catch the show.

JAG follows an elite legal wing of officers trained as lawyers who investigate, prosecute, and defend those accused of military crimes. JAG stars David James Elliott (Trumbo) as the resourceful Navy lawyer and officer Harmon "Harm" Rabb, Jr. and Catherine Bell (Bruce Almighty) as his equally savvy partner Marine Lieutenant Colonel Sarah "Mac" MacKenzie, who traverse the globe together investigating and prosecuting crimes, and acts of terrorism and espionage related to the Navy and Marine Corps.


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Friday, April 23

  • Anna Kendrick (Love Life) - Watch Anna on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Ron Funches (Hoops/Final Space/Powerless/Undateable) - Ron appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) - Rebel is a guest on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP/Scream Queens) - Keke talks about Hit Job on Couch Surfing at 8am.
  • Tisha Campell (Outmatched/Dr. Ken/My Wife and Kids/Martin) and Tichina Arnold (The Neighborhood/Survivor's Remorse/Happily Divorced/Everybody Hates Chris/Martin) - Tamron Hall celebrates the power of friendships with actresses and childhood friends Tisha Campell and Tichina Arnold, who co-starred in the classic sitcom Martin and are now working on a new talk show, so check your local lisitngs.
  • Tony Hale (Veep/Arrested Development) - Tony talks about Eat Wheaties! on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


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