One Day at a Time: Season 1 Reviews

January 9, 2017
What's here is sincere in its intentions, honest to its characters, and clever on every level.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Top Critic
January 9, 2017
If One Day At A Time can elevate its comedy to match the more serious moments, it just might become the kind of groundbreaking television show the original was.
January 6, 2017
There's an interview that can be found online that begins with Ms. Moreno declaring, "I have no objection to playing a Hispanic. I have every objection to playing a stereotype." Not every objection, to judge by the new One Day at a Time.
January 6, 2017
By taking the classic family sitcom and making it feel vital and relevant, the show has invited us to connect to the truths we hold in common. Sometimes refreshing the familiar is precisely the entertainment we need.
January 6, 2017
The real-world issues give it weight, while the warmth of the family gives it heart.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 6, 2017
The result is a viewing experience that's at once specific and universal, which makes for not just a successful multi-cam sitcom, but a great TV show, period.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
January 6, 2017
Somewhat amazingly, this turns out to be a comedy whose time has come again.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
January 5, 2017
The new One Day at a Time, arriving on Friday, is lively and full of voice, a rare reboot that's better than the original. It's a throwback in the best sense, to an era of mainstream, socially engaged kitchen-sink sitcoms.
January 5, 2017
One Day at a Time is that rarest of reboots, one that takes the bones of the original Norman Lear comedy that premiered in 1975 and transforms it into something fresh and vital.
January 5, 2017
Suffice to say that this is the sort of series that makes difficult things seem easy, so easy that you often don't realize how artful it is until you think back on it.