Netflix cancels ‘One Day at a Time’ reboot after 3 seasons

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 07: (L-R) Gloria Calderon Kellett, Rita Moreno, Justina Machado and Isabella Gomez attend the premiere of Netflix’s “One Day At A Time” Season 3 at Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE Stadium 14 on February 07, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Luna/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix is canceling “One Day at a Time” after three seasons.

In a statement Thursday, the streaming service’s chief content officer, Ted Sarandos, called it “disappointing” that more viewers didn’t discover the sitcom.

A tweet on a Netflix company account said not enough people watched to justify renewing it, and called the cancellation a difficult step.

Created by Gloria Calderon Kellett and Mike Royce, it was among the few TV series with Latinos as the lead characters.

The series’ depiction of Latino Americans was widely lauded and fans of the show took to Twitter to express their frustrations with the cancellation.

Justina Machado played a single Cuban-American mom and military veteran, with Rita Moreno as her mother.

It was a reboot of the original “One Day at a Time,” which was co-created by Norman Lear and aired from 1975-84 with stars Valerie Bertinelli and Bonnie Franklin.

Lear was among the Netflix series’ executive producers.

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