EMMY® NOMINATED COMEDY SCHITT’S CREEK RETURNS FOR ITS SIXTH AND FINAL SEASON JANUARY 7 ON CBC

Sep 16, 2019

CBC original nominated for four Emmy Awards

CBC today announced that its critically acclaimed original hit comedy series SCHITT’S CREEK (14x30) returns for its sixth and final season on Tuesday, January 7 at 9 p.m. (9:30 NT), airing on the same day and time across Canada and the U.S. This season, the Roses are achieving huge success in their careers and personal lives, forcing them all to contemplate their inevitable next steps. The series is also available on the free CBC Gem steaming service.

Co-created by Eugene Levy and Daniel Levy, the series is nominated for Best Comedy Series, Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Catherine O’Hara), Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Eugene Levy) and Outstanding Contemporary Costumes. Since its debut in 2015, SCHITT’S CREEK has been recognized with more than 95 award nominations and 35 wins to date and appeared on more than 30 ‘Best Of’ lists in 2018.  Most recently, TV Guide called SCHITT’S CREEK “the best show on TV right now.”

"CBC is both grateful and proud to bring audiences across the country the final season of one of the finest comedies in the world. This stunning original series and the remarkable talent behind it have won over audiences around the globe," said Sally Catto, General Manager, Programming, CBC. "Schitt’s Creek became an anchor for a new era of scripted comedy at CBC.  While we are sad to bid this beloved cast of characters goodbye, we respect the team's creative decision to wrap up the series at a time that feels right for them and cannot wait to share the final brilliant season this winter."

SCHITT’S CREEK is a half-hour, single-camera comedy starring an ensemble cast including Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, Daniel Levy, Annie Murphy, Chris Elliott, Emily Hampshire, Jennifer Robertson, Noah Reid, Dustin Milligan, Sarah Levy, and Karen Robinson.

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 Global Entertainment.

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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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Media Contacts:

Elizabeth Reid, CBC – elizabeth.reid@cbc.ca – 416.205.2665