From Anthony D’Alessandro of Deadline:
Growing up, Schitt’s Creek co-creator and star Dan Levy sought to do his own thing, never intentionally leaning on comedic legend father Eugene Levy.
“I grew up watching SCTV 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,” said the junior Levy at the Friday afternoon panel for Pop’s first scripted series Schitt’s Creek, debuting on Feb. 11. While at MTV Canada, Dan Levy co-hosted MTV Live and co-wrote, produced and hosted The After Show which was a critical hit and spawned various incarnations. Continue reading.