From Anthony D’Alessandro of Deadline:
Growing up,Â Schittâ€™s CreekÂ co-creator and starÂ Dan Levy sought to do his own thing, never intentionally leaning on comedic legend fatherÂ Eugene Levy.
â€œI grew up watchingÂ SCTVÂ and when I was in high school, the Christopher Guest movies were the coolest thing. But I started up in Canada at MTV where I wanted to build my own brand there,â€ said the junior Levy at the Friday afternoon panel forÂ Popâ€™s first scripted seriesÂ Schittâ€™s Creek,Â debuting on Feb. 11. Â While at MTV Canada, Dan Levy co-hostedÂ MTV LiveÂ and co-wrote, produced and hostedÂ The After ShowÂ which was a critical hit and spawned various incarnations. Continue reading.