8:00am PT by Kate Stanhope
'Schitt's Creek' Renewed for Season 4 at Pop
Pop is ready to return to Schitt's Creek.
The Eugene Levy-Catherine O'Hara comedy has been renewed for a fourth season, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
The half-hour, centering on a wealthy family that suddenly goes broke, is currently in the middle of its third season. Averaging roughly 500,000 viewers with seven days of delayed viewing factored in, the current season is up 20 percent from season two in the demos.
Commissioned by Canada's CBC, Schitt's Creek hails from exec producers Levy and his son and co-creator, Daniel, Andrew Barnsley, Fred Levy and Ben Feigin. Not a Real Company Productions Inc. produces, with ITV Studios Global Entertainment handling international distribution.
“Schitt's Creek has become a brand-defining television series for Pop — a culturally relevant, clever, full-of-heart comedy that is perfect for these crazy times,” said network president Brad Schwartz. “Season after season, we are seeing significant audience growth, heightened buzz, critical acclaim and award-season chatter. We expect even more in season four.”
The pickup comes as Pop continues to delve further into original scripted programming. In addition to Ali Wentworth's Nightcap, the cabler is getting to unveil two first-year comedies: Joey McIntyre's Return of the Mac and Hollywood Darlings, starring Fuller House's Jodie Sweetin, 7th Heaven alum Beverley Mitchell and Step by Step grad Christine Lakin.