The release date for Schitt`s Creek season 3 — January 10, 2017
This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of Schitt`s Creek season 3 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. CBC has scheduled the premiere date for a new season for January 10, 2017.
Series info and storyline
Schitt`s Creek is a Canadian sitcom series that is airing on CBC in Canada and Pop in the United States. It is created by a father and son team Eugene and Daniel Levy, who also star in the show, and is produced by Not A Real Company Productions.
The comedy series follows the misadventures of a filthy rich family that goes bankrupt and is forced to live a lifestyle completely foreign to them, following their involuntary relocation to a depressing small town of Schitt`s Creek. The ex-video store magnate Johnny and his ex-soap star wife Moira Rose (Eugene Levy and Catherine O`Hara), and their two adult children – hipster David (Daniel Levy) and socialite Alexis (Annie Murphy) are living in two adjacent rooms of a dilapidated motel in a town that they once bought as a joke, wondering what to do. What will they do?
Critical reviews and renewal
The critical reviews of Schitt`s Creek have initially been average, but the viewer reviews and ratings are excellent, with the series` witty humor, gradual character development, hilarious dialogue and stellar performances all appreciated by the audience. Schitt`s Creek has received two Directors Guild of America Awards and nine Canadian Screen Awards, so obviously the critics have also warmed up to the sitcom. The series was renewed for a third season prior to its March 16, 2016 second season premiere on Pop. The upcoming chapter will contain thirteen episodes. CBC renewed the show back in February 2016, so the third season will once again be broadcast both in Canada and the US. Stay tuned for release date information.
Season 2 recap
On June 1, 2016 the US broadcast of Schitt`s Creek season 2 on Pop has concluded, following the CBC airing of the series that has concluded on March 29, 2016. The 13-episode second season of the sitcom has debuted on Pop to an impressive audience of 808,000 viewers, while the next-to-last episode was seen by merely 214,000 fans.The critically acclaimed sitcom`s season finale packed both new challenges and old flames reappearing in the life of Rose family, who are dealing with the humiliating hardships that plague them incessantly. The series has already been renewed for a third run on both CBC and Pop, so we can be sure that Johnny, Moira, David and Alexa will return to the small screen with more Arrested Development-style fun as they figure out their new lifestyle. Stay tuned for release date announcements from the networks.
UPDATED November 16, 2016: Excellent news! The Canadian comedy series Schitt`s Creek is coming back right after the New Year holidays with thirteen new half-hour episodes. CBC will begin broadcasting the third season of the show on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 9pm. Pop network in the United States will begin its broadcast a day later, on January 11, 2017. The Roses will face a choice between accepting their new lo-fi life and the longing for the rich life that they`ve left behind. Will they be able to choose one of these options and live with it? Will they find an altogether new path to deal with these challenges? Sign up for our automatic updates, and we`ll drop you a reminder a day before the third season of Schitt`s Creek is released.