Schitt’s Creek

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Dan Levy inks overall deal with ABC Studios

Under the three-year pact, the Schitt’s Creek showrunner will develop and produce scripted projects for the studio.

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In brief: GLAAD awards Dan Levy for LGBTQ work

Plus: CBC Gem sets a launch date for How to Buy a Baby season two and NBC selects Montreal-born writer/director Kris Lefcoe for its Female Forward initiative.

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CTV unveils fall premiere dates

Big changes have come to the network on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

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Schitt’s Creek shines with four Emmy nominations

The CBC half-hour comedy was nominated for Outstanding Comedy Series, while Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara are also up for individual acting prizes. (Story updated with full list of Canadian nominees).

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Schitt’s Creek renewed for sixth and final season

Showrunner Dan Levy said the Schitt’s team were grateful for the creative freedom to bring the series to a close in a way “we had envisioned from the very beginning.”

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Schitt’s Creek, Anne with an E stars win ACTRA Toronto awards

ACTRA Toronto honoured Jayne Eastwood with the Award of Excellence, presented by her comedy troupe Women Fully Clothed at the Feb. 23 ceremony.

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CSAs ’19: Anne, Schitt’s Creek, Cardinal lead TV nominations

Anne with an E and Schitt’s earned 15 nods apiece, with Cardinal slightly trailing at 14, while Canadian sci-fi made a splash.

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Awards: Canadian TV gets GLAAD, Oh’s winning streak continues

Wynonna Earp, Schitt’s Creek and Anne with an E land GLAAD nods for LGBTQ representation while Sandra Oh picks up a SAG award.

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Returning series post strong ratings for CBC

Season two of Burden of Truth saw a 50% increase in average audience, while Coroner was the pubcaster’s most-watched drama premiere in four years.

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In brief: Tova re-elected as ACTRA Toronto president

Plus: Schitt’s Creek wins a pair of Dorians, Anthropocene joins the Berlin festival lineup, and more.

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Awards In Brief: Oh wins Golden Globe, Dorians nominate Schitt’s

Plus: Which Canadian film and TV industry faces were named to Chatelaine’s Women of the Year list?

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Awards: Schitt’s Creek gets Critics’ Choice nod, UBCP/ACTRA winners

The CBC original is the first Canadian series to score a nomination in the comedy category, while a number of Canadian actors also earned film and TV nods.