Pop TV has given a Tuesday, Jan. 7 premiere date to the sixth and final season of the beloved comedy from the father-son duo of Eugene and Dan Levy.
“‘Schitt’s Creek’ has become a pop culture phenomenon fueled by the most talented cast and the most passionate fans in all of television, and the final season is sure to be weekly must-watch TV as we see what happens to the Roses,” Pop TV president Brad Schwartz said in a statement. “It is gut-wrenching to say goodbye, but we know this final season will deliver even more of the heart and humor that has made the series one of the best ever.”
The premiere date announcement comes as the fifth season of the family comedy is set to vie for three awards at Sunday’s Emmy Awards. The series is up for Outstanding Comedy Series, as well as in the acting categories for series stars Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara.
“Schitt’s Creek” is produced by Not A Real Company Productions Inc., and executive producers are Dan and Eugene Levy, Andrew Barnsley, Fred Levy, David West Read, and Ben Feigin. Dan Levy, Annie Murphy, Chris Elliott, Emily Hampshire, Jennifer Robertson, Noah Reid, Dustin Milligan, Sarah Levy and Karen Robinson also star.
The comedy series is produced in association with CBC and Pop TV and distributed internationally by ITV Studios Global Entertainment.