Up Schitt$ Creek with a basketful of Emmys

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It turned the little comedy that might: Schitt$ Creek, the low-budget Canadian tv sitcom that debuted in January 2015 and aired its 80th and last episode in April 2020, made a clear sweep of the Emmy Awards on Sunday night time.

The brainchild of Dan Levy and his father, comedy legend Eugene Levy, the present that adopted the lives of the rich Rose household, who misplaced every little thing however a rundown motel within the fictional hamlet of Schitt’s Creek, a small city they’d as soon as bought as a gag.

Nominated for 15 Emmys, Catherine O’Hara as Moira Rose received for lead actress in a comedy sequence. Eugene Levy, who portrayed Johnny Rose, was honoured for lead actor in a comedy sequence and son Dan (as David Rose) received three Emmys, as supporting actor, as author and as co-director. To finish the sweep, Annie Murphy (Alexis Rose) born and raised in Ottawa, was named greatest supporting actress.

Further Emmys have been awarded for casting, costumes and excellent comedy sequence.