POP TV'S FLAGSHIP ORIGINAL SERIES "SCHITT'S CREEK" RETURNS THIS WINTER WITH A HOLIDAY EPISODE ON DEC. 19 AND SEASON FIVE PREMIERE ON JAN. 16
Catch Up on "One of the Best TV Shows in 2018" (Variety) by Downloading the "Pop Now" App, Which Includes All Four Seasons of "Schitt's Creek"
LOS ANGELES - Sept. 23, 2018 - Pop TV's #1 rated hit comedy SCHITT'S CREEK, created by Eugene Levy and Daniel Levy, returns with the show's first-ever holiday episode premiering on Wed., Dec. 19 at 10:00 PM, ET/PT and a 14-episode fifth season premiering on Wed. Jan. 16 at 10:00 PM, ET/PT with back-to-back episodes.
One of the most critically acclaimed series on television, SCHITT'S CREEK has been hailed as "one of TV's most consistent delights" (Vox) and "the binge of your life" (TV Line). The fan-favorite series returns to Pop TV this winter featuring "some of the best comedy performances on TV" (Vogue) with a cast that includes comedy legends Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara and Chris Elliott and breakout stars Daniel Levy, Annie Murphy, Emily Hampshire, Jennifer Robertson, Noah Reid, Sarah Levy and Dustin Milligan.
As a gift to the fans, Pop TV has released every episode of Seasons 1-4 of SCHITT'S CREEK on its "Pop Now" app for iOS, Android and Roku devices.
SCHITT'S CREEK Holiday Episode (Wed., Dec. 19 at 10:00 PM, ET/PT): Johnny wants to celebrate the holidays with an old-fashioned Rose family Christmas party, but it's going to take a lot to get everyone on board at the last minute.
SCHITT'S CREEK Season Five (Wed. Jan. 16 at 10:00 PM, ET/PT): The Roses are finally thriving in Schitt's Creek and find themselves ready to take their personal relationships and business pursuits to the next level. Moira returns from a breakthrough film shoot in Bosnia with a clear exit strategy and a renewed sense of purpose, and with that newfound energy, she is inspired to leave her mark on the town by launching her most ambitious artistic endeavor yet. Meanwhile, the reputation of the Rosebud Motel is steadily building under Johnny's leadership, but managing the individual needs of his staff, Stevie and Roland, proves to be a greater challenge. With Rose Apothecary running smoothly, David is now focusing on nurturing his relationship with Patrick, and from apartment hunting to joining a baseball team, he proves he's willing to go the extra mile. Alexis, having finally achieved some stability in both romance and career, isn't one to let things get stale, so she tries to spice things up with Ted while contemplating a next step that could take her beyond Schitt's Creek.
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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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. Schitt's Creek is the company's first major television project. The principal executives for Not A Real Company Productions Inc. are Daniel Levy, Eugene Levy, Fred Levy, and Andrew Barnsley.