CBC orders Season 4 of Schitt’s Creek

From a media release:

CBC today announced the renewal of hit comedy series SCHITT’S CREEK. Currently airing its third season on CBC, the acclaimed series is co-created by and stars father-son duo Eugene Levy and Daniel Levy, who also serves as showrunner. SCHITT’S CREEK returns with Season 4 in winter 2018.

One of Canada’s most-watched comedies, the award-winning series draws a total reach of more than 1.6 million weekly and an average audience of 877,000 (2+ AMA) Season 3 to date on CBC, with 37% of viewers in the 25-54 demographic.*

SCHITT’S CREEK has been recognized with 39 award nominations and 16 wins to date, including 2016 Canadian Screen Awards for Best Comedy Series, Best Writing in a Comedy for Daniel Levy and Best Comedy Performance for both Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara. At the 2017 Canadian Screen Award Industry Gala for Creative Fiction held on March 8, Emily Hampshire was named best supporting actress in a comedy for the second year in a row.

SCHITT’S CREEK is a half-hour single-camera comedy starring Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, Daniel Levy, Annie Murphy, Chris Elliott, Jennifer Robertson and Emily Hampshire. The series follows a wealthy family who suddenly find themselves broke and forced to live in Schitt’s Creek, a small town they once bought as a joke.