CBC ORIGINAL SCHITT’S CREEK WRAPS ITS FINAL SEASON AS THE #1 CANADIAN COMEDY SERIES OF THE YEAR

Apr 16, 2020

CBC ORIGINAL SCHITT’S CREEK WRAPS ITS FINAL SEASON
AS THE #1 CANADIAN COMEDY SERIES OF THE YEAR

 

1.23 million tune in for the beloved comedy’s final episode on CBC TV

 

#SchittsFinale was the #1 trending topic worldwide on Twitter April 7th 

 

CBC’s original hit comedy SCHITT’S CREEK concluded its six-season run on Tuesday, April 7 as the highest-rated Canadian comedy series for the 2019-20 broadcast season.* The emotional series finale “Happy Ending” on CBC TV was also the most-watched Canadian comedy episode of the 2019-20 season with an average audience of 1.23 million including 572,000 viewers in the 25-54 demographic, the largest audience ever in this demo in the series’ history.** Following the finale, the one-hour special BEST WISHES, WARMEST REGARDS: A SCHITT’S CREEK FAREWELL drew an average audience of 868,000*** on CBC TV. 

 

On CBC Gem, SCHITT’S CREEK was the most-watched show on the streaming service for the week of April 5 to April 11 accounting for 7 of the top 10 on-demand episodes, with the finale and special ranking at #1 and #2, respectively. 

 

Canadians looking to revisit the four-time Emmy®-nominated series from the beginning can tune into CBC on Tuesday evenings at 8:30 p.m. (9 NT) for an encore of season 1. All seasons of  SCHITT’S CREEK, as well as BEST WISHES, WARMEST REGARDS: A SCHITT’S CREEK FAREWELL, are available on the free CBC Gem streaming service. 

 

Commissioned by CBC, SCHITT’S CREEK is produced by Not A Real Company Productions Inc. and created by Eugene Levy and Daniel Levy. The executive producers are Daniel Levy, Eugene Levy, Andrew Barnsley, Fred Levy, David West Read and Ben Feigin. SCHITT’S CREEK is produced in association with CBC and Pop TV and distributed internationally by ITV Studios.

 

Commissioned by CBC, BEST WISHES, WARMEST REGARDS: A SCHITT’S CREEK FAREWELL is produced by Best Wishes, Inc. Representing Best Wishes Inc, the Executive Producers are Daniel Levy, Eugene Levy, Amy Segal, Andrew Barnsley, and Fred Levy. Amy Segal is the director. For CBC, the Executive Producers are Sally Catto, Trish Williams, and Greig Dymond. For Pop TV, the Executive Producers are Brad Schwartz and Elizabeth Allan-Harrington. BEST WISHES, WARMEST REGARDS: A SCHITT’S CREEK FAREWELL is produced in association with CBC and Pop TV and distributed internationally by ITV Studios.  

 

*Season 6 confirmed season average of 717,000. Source: Numeris TV Meters, Total Canada, Total TV English Networks, 2019/20 TV Season-To-Date (Sept.16, 2019-Apr 12, 2020), 2+ AMA Rankings based on English Canadian programs. Contains preliminary audience data.

 

**Source: Numeris TV Meters, Total Canada, Total TV English, CBC Total, Tuesday April 7, 2020, Live + 7Day PVR Playback, Preliminary Audience Data, Rankings based on English Canadian programs. 

 

***Source: Numeris TV Meters, Total Canada, CBC Total, Tuesday April 7, 2020, Live + 7Day PVR Playback, Preliminary Audience Data, Rankings based on English Canadian programs. 

 

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About Not A Real Company Productions Inc.

Not A Real Company Productions Inc. is a Toronto based company founded by the father and son creative team of Eugene and Daniel Levy. The principal executives for Not A Real Company Productions Inc. are Daniel Levy, Eugene Levy, Fred Levy, and Andrew Barnsley.

 

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Elizabeth Reid

Publicist, CBC

elizabeth.reid@cbc.ca

416-205-2665