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‘One Day at a Time’: Pop’s Emmy success with ‘Schitt’s Creek’ could boost their other acclaimed family sitcom

‘One Day at a Time’: Pop’s Emmy success with ‘Schitt’s Creek’ could boost their other acclaimed family sitcom

For six years, cable network Pop TV nurtured its hilarious comedy “Schitt’s Creek” from a niche series to a cultural and awards phenomenon. By the time its fifth season finished airing, the show had gained an enormous following thanks in part to streaming on Netflix, which most likely contributed to its shocking––and beyond welcome––arrival at the Emmy Awards last year. For the first time, it earned key nominations in Comedy Series, Lead Actor (Eugene Levy), and Lead Actress (Catherine O’Hara).

Ironically, the inverse journey may benefit fellow Pop family comedy series “One Day at a Time.” After an unceremonious and widely-derided cancelation at Netflix, where it debuted and ran for three critically-acclaimed seasons, Pop TV came to the rescue of the multigenerational Cuban-American family show and renewed it for a fourth.

Crucially, Pop gave the latest season of “One Day at a Time” a significant platform, airing new

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