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Schitt's Creek (stylized as Schitt$ Creek) is a Canadian television sitcom created by Eugene Levy and his son, Daniel Levy, that premiered on the CBC Television on January 13, 2015. The series airs in the United States on Pop. The series is produced by Not a Real Company Productions. On January 12, 2015, the CBC renewed the show for a second season. On March 17, 2015, Pop announced that it would continue airing the show in its second season. The second season premiered January 12, 2016, on CBC and premiered March 16, 2016 on Pop. On February 17, 2016, the CBC renewed the show for a third season. On March 3, 2016, Pop renewed the show for a third season. The CBC began broadcasting the third season of the show on January 10, 2017. Pop network in the United States began its broadcast a day later, on January 11, 2017.

On March 10, 2017 both networks renewed the show for a fourth season.

Plot Edit

The series follows Johnny Rose (Eugene Levy), a wealthy video store magnate and his wife Moira (Catherine O'Hara), a washed up soap star, who, after losing all their money to dubious investments, are forced to rebuild their lives in their only remaining asset: the small town of Schitt's Creek, which they once purchased as a joke gift for the birthday of one of their children. They wind up living in two adjacent rooms of a rundown motel with their pampered twenty-something adult children; a son David (Daniel Levy), a super uber pansexual hipster and a daughter, Alexis (Annie Murphy), a selfish, club-going, socialite. The cast also includes Chris Elliott, Jennifer Robertson and Emily Hampshire. The show is based on a series of hilarious situations which involve the once filthy rich family and their big city, worldly attitudes suddenly confronted by small town living, with honest, down to earth, hard working folk providing the backdrop.

The series is filmed on location in Goodwood, Ontario, in the Regional Municipality of Durham of the Greater Toronto Area and Mono, Ontario, where the motel scenes are filmed. The interior scenes for the first two seasons were filmed at Pinewood Toronto Studios in Toronto, while the interior scenes for the third season were shot at Dufferin Gate Studios in Toronto.

Cast and characters Edit

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The starring cast of Season 3

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List of EpisodesEdit

Season 1Edit

Season 2Edit

Season 3Edit

ReceptionEdit

Schitt's Creek has received mixed reviews. On Rotten Tomatoes the first season has a rating of 50%, based on 14 reviews, with an average rating of 6.6/10. The site's critical consensus reads: "The title is one of the best jokes of Schitt's Creek, but performances from Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara give the writing a comedic boost."

On Metacritic, the first season has a score of 62 out of 100, based on 10 critics, indicating "generally favourable reviews".

Schitt's Creek has received positive reviews from various media outlets including Los Angeles Times which describes the show as "very funny, beautifully played, sometimes touching and, though its premise is familiar — rich family loses money — quite its own animal." and New York Post who stated that "The Levys nicely develop their fish-out-of-water concept by showing how the family tries to fit in out of necessity."

International broadcastEdit

The series was picked up in the United States by Pop (formerly TVGN) and premiered on February 11, 2015. The show has also been picked up in New Zealand by TV2 and TVNZ on Demand. The three seasons appear, though not always together, on different streaming television services. Seasons 1-2 are streamable on Netflix U.S. as of July 2017.

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