has renewed the critically acclaimed hit television comedy series SCHITT’S CREEK, created by and starring Eugene Levy and Daniel Levy, for a fifth season. Returning winter 2019, season five sees an increased order from 13 to 14 episodes.
In the middle of yet another breakthrough season, new episodes of SCHITT’S CREEK air every Wednesday night at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on, with the season finale scheduled to air on April 11.
“It is rare to find a television series that continues to deliver fanfare, critical acclaim and audience growth season after season,” said Brad Schwartz, President of Pop. “This gem of a show and its amazing ensemble cast, including the brilliant Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara, bring Emmy(R)-worthy performances to the screen that are both comedic and heart-warming. We couldn’t be more proud of how the show continues to find new viewers and creatively flourish into one of the finest series on television.”
Season four of SCHITT’S CREEK on Pop is delivering its biggest season ever in viewers and young adults, scoring solid double-digit increases over season three. (Source: Nielsen L+7)
SCHITT’S CREEK is a half-hour, single-camera comedy starring Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, Daniel Levy, Annie Murphy, Chris Elliott, Emily Hampshire and Jennifer Robertson. The series follows a wealthy family who suddenly find themselves broke and forced to live in Schitt’s Creek, a small town they once bought as a joke.
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 Eugene Levy, Daniel 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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