Schitt’s Creek

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ACTRA National taps Catherine O’Hara for Award of Excellence

The Schitt’s Creek star will be presented with the annual award at an L.A. event held in April.

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In brief: Schitt’s Creek kicks off 2020 with new nominations

Plus: Toronto goes punk rock with a new webseries in production this month and HGTV invests into the Property Brothers’ business.

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Showrunner of the Year: Dan Levy

The man behind Canada’s homegrown cultural phenomenon Schitt’s Creek topped a life-changing year with a surprise Emmy nomination and a major studio deal.

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Awards roundup: from Whistler to Golden Globes

Sophie Deraspe makes history in Whistler, plus other nods from the TFCA, Critics’ Choice Awards and the Golden Globes.

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Emmys a hit for CTV, but viewership down overall

Canadian audiences didn’t tumble like they did in the U.S., possibly the result of plenty of homegrown nominees.

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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.