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Final season of 'Schitt's Creek' debuts early on Netflix

The sixth and final season made history for the most Emmy wins by a comedy series in a single season.
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This image released by Pop TV shows, from left, Annie Murphy, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara and Dan Levy from the series "Schitt's Creek." The program is nominated for an Emmy Award for outstanding comedy series. (Pop TV via AP)

INDIANAPOLIS — The wait is over: The sixth and final season of "Schitt's Creek" is now available to stream on Netfilx.

Netflix originally said "The history-making final season of Schitt's Creek will (finally) hit Netflix in the US and Canada on October 7." 

However, creator, star, writer and director Dan Levy tweeted Saturday, Oct. 3 that the final season and documentary special dropped early. 

The final 14 episodes of the Canadian comedy series aired in Canada on CBC Television and in the United States on Pop TV from Jan. 7, 2020 to April 7, 2020. 

"Schitt's Creek" made history for the most Emmy wins by a comedy series in a single season, winning the following awards: 

  • Outstanding Comedy Series
  • Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Eugene Levy)
  • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Catherine O'Hara)
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Dan Levy)
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Annie Murphy)
  • Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (Andrew Cividino and Dan Levy)
  • Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Dan Levy)
  • Outstanding Contemporary Costumes
  • Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series

"Schitt's Creek" follows the wealthy Rose family, who is forced to move to the fictionalized town of Schitt's Creek, in which Johnny (Eugene Levy) bought for his son, David (Dan Levy), as a previous birthday gift as a joke, after their business manager stole all of their money. 

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