Link: Schitt’s Creek is droll? Try smug and self-satisfied

From John Doyle of The Globe and Mail:

In the matter of Schitt’s Creek (CBC, 9 p.m.), opinion is divided.

The comedy show, a big deal in CBC’s plan for this TV season (and it has just been greenlit for a second season next year), has received some enthusiastic reviews in Canada, and here in the United States, where it will air on the teensy cable channel Pop (used to be the TV Guide Channel), a small number of critics think it’s hilarious. Others are utterly, eye-rolling indifferent.

I’m with the eye-rollers. It’s droll, sporadically, but dead on arrival. Continue reading.