From a media release:
With the first season ofÂ SCHITTâ€™S CREEKÂ premiering thisÂ Tuesday,Â January 13 at 9 p.m., CBC is pleased to announce that the second season has already been greenlit and is set to premiere in winter 2016. The highly anticipated character-driven, half-hour single-camera comedy is co-created by Eugene and Daniel Levy, who also star in the 13-episode series alongside the legendary Catherine Oâ€™Hara and rising star Annie Murphy, all of whom are set to return next season.
The series centres around a wealthy family who suddenly find themselves broke and forced to live in Schitt’s Creek, a small, depressing town they once bought as a joke.Â With their pampered lives now abandoned, they must confront their new-found poverty and discover what it means to be a family, all within the confines of their new home.
SCHITTâ€™S CREEKÂ is commissioned by CBC, produced by Not A Real Company Productions Inc. and created by Eugene Levy and Daniel Levy.Â The executive producers are EugeneÂ Levy, Daniel Levy, Andrew Barnsley, Fred Levy and Ben Feigin.Â SCHITTâ€™S CREEKÂ is distributed by ITV Studios Global Entertainment.