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After the sitcom was canceled by Netflix earlier this year, was saved one day at a time .
Pop TV, a cable channel of CBS Corp., which also brought US viewers the Canadian show Schitt's Creek announced Thursday that the program will be received on a particular day for the fourth season, with 13 planned episodes for 2020.
When Netflix Canceled the Latinx Version of Norman Lear's 1970s Hit, Fans Launched a Hashtag Social Media Campaign #SaveODAT .  Netflix said the show was not popular enough to keep up, but fans and critics expressed widespread disappointment.
"There have been not many broadcasts of a Latin American predominantly Latin American family dealing with these immigration issues, LGBTQ issues. Rolling Stone said Alan Sepinwall, chief television critic to NPR in April. "Every episode has a kind of hot-button theme. You know, one of the characters is an alcoholic who is recovering. Another has PTSD from military service. So it touched a lot of things.
In an announcement of the fourth season show, pop-TV President Brad Schwartz said the show was a "brilliant and culturally significant series."
The original show in the 1970s and 1980s focused to a divorced white mother who raised two teenage daughters in Indianapolis, but the reboot redesigned the show by focusing on a Los Angeles-based Cuban-American family.
Lear, executive producer of the show, said that he was "Heartbroken" when Netflix scrapped the show.
"I am overwhelmed today by the joy of knowing that the Alvarez family will live on," Lear said.