Final Season of 'Schitt's Creek' Hits Netflix Early

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Annie Murphy with Dan Levy in Schitt’s Creek.

The series finale was originally set to release on the streamer on Oct. 7.

The sixth and final season of the award-winning sitcom Schitt's Creek has arrived early on Netflix.

Creator and star Daniel Levy tweeted the news Saturday morning, writing: "Surprise! Season 6 & the Best Wishes, Warmest Regards documentary just dropped early on Netflix! Have a great weekend!"

The final season was originally set to release on the streamer on Oct. 7.

Pop TV's Schitt's Creek, with its sweep of seven awards at the Emmy Awards and two at the Creative Arts Emmys, established a new record for most wins in a single season for a comedy series. The show's nine total wins for its sixth and final season broke the record of eight that Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel in 2018 and matched in 2019.

The Canadian show won prizes for best comedy seriesbest actor in a comedy series (Eugene Levy), best actress in a comedy series (Catherine O'Hara), best supporting actor in a comedy series (Daniel Levy), best supporting actress in a comedy series (Annie Murphy), best directing for a comedy series (Andrew Cividino and Daniel Levy), best writing for a comedy series (Daniel Levy), best casting for a comedy series (Jon Comerford and Lisa Parasyn) and best contemporary costumes (Darci Cheyne and Debra Hanson).

It also became the first comedy to ever sweep the four main comedy acting categories — both lead and both supporting categories — in a single season.