Mandatory Streamers: One Day at a Time is Back!
Welcome to Mandatory Streamers, our column covering the best new streaming content coming your way every week! For the week of March 23, the Emmy-winning comedy series One Day at a Time is back for a fourth season and at its new home on Pop TV. Check out the best shows debuting and returning online this week as well as the latest renewal announcements below and be sure to visit our mother site Mandatory by clicking here!
One Day at a Time, Season 4 Premiere: Inspired by Norman Lear’s 1975 series, the comedy will continue to tell the story of the Cuban American Alvarez family. This season will find Penelope (Justina Machado) exploring a surprising relationship, her mother Lydia (Rita Moreno) experiencing a religious crisis – as well as revealing the details of her surprise trip to Cuba with Dr. Berkowitz (Stephen Tobolowsky), and Schneider (Todd Grinnell) finding his relationship with Avery (India de Beaufort) growing deeper. Meanwhile, Elena (Isabella Gomez) begins to prepare for college and Alex (Marcel Ruiz) starts to date. The new season will premiere on Tuesday, March 24, and will be available to stream on the network’s website and app.
Ozark, Season 3 Premiere: The Jason Bateman-led crime drama is returning for a third season, and the Brydes are all in. The Byrdes are back in business and the stakes have never been higher. As tensions mount surrounding their new casino, The Missouri Belle, Marty and Wendy struggle to balance their family’s safety with the growing success of their money-laundering empire. Season 3 will begin streaming on Friday, March 27.
Unorthodox, Miniseries Premiere: The German Netflix original miniseries centers around a young woman from Williamsburg, Brooklyn, who lives by the strict rules of her Hasidic community, until she decides to abandon her arranged marriage and flee to Berlin to find herself. However, her past is of course bound to catch up with her. Inspired by Deborah Feldman’s bestselling book and starring Shira Haas, Jeff Wilbusch, and Amit Rahav, the miniseries will launch on Thursday, March 26.
Baghdad Central, U.S. Series Premiere: The six-part drama from writer Stephen Butchard, who adapted the series from the novel by Elliot Colla, is set in October 2003 in U.S.-occupied Iraq following the disbandment of the Iraqi army, the police and civil leadership in the aftermath of the invasion. In the midst of chaos, an Iraqi ex-policeman Muhsin al-Khafaji (Waleed Zuaiter), who has lost everything, makes a bid to reclaim his identity, working as a detective to solve a murder for the coalition forces, working together with Frank Temple, a British ex-cop (Bertie Carvel) who has arrived from Britain on a mission to rebuild the Iraqi Police Force from the ground up. But while Muhsin collaborates with the coalition troops, he is also pursuing his own covert and dangerous agenda. Also starring Golden Globe nominee Corey Stoll, the series will premiere on Hulu on Friday, March 27. The series launched on Channel 4 in the UK.
Netflix has granted two-season renewals to reality series Love is Blind and The Circle, as well as the music competition Rhythm + Flow. The first seasons of each series are currently available to stream.