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Links: Schitt’s Creek, Season 5

From Anne T. Donahue of Now Toronto:

Link: The subtle grandness of Catherine O’Hara
“I’m not interested in playing a caricature, even though people will label Moira a certain way. I’ve always thought of her as very real, and of course the longer you play a character, they become more and more real.” Continue reading.

From Debra Yeo of the Toronto Star:

Link: As Moira on Schitt’s Creek, Catherine O’Hara is rolling in comedy riches
Of all the people who love the character of Moira Rose on the CBC-TV comedy Schitt’s Creek, it seems no one loves her more than the actress who plays her, Canadian comedy legend Catherine O’Hara. Continue reading.

From Delia Harrington of Den of the Geek:

Link: Schitt’s Creek Season 5 review
Catherine O’Hara and Eugene Levy continue to be stand-outs, and their Moira and Johnny have one of the funniest and most loving marriages on television, in spite of how batty Moira is. Continue reading. 

From Victoria Ahearn of the Canadian Press:

Link: Cast says ‘Schitt’s Creek’ is ‘the little engine that could’ as popularity rises
“For me it’s important to note that our Canadian fans have been there from the beginning and that we are by no means quantifying our success by way of American recognition.” Continue reading.

From Jane Stevenson of the Toronto Sun:

Link: The secret to the comedic genius of ‘Schitt’s Creek’ star Catherine O’Hara? Getting ‘to work with fun gangs’
“I love being surrounded by talented people who teach me so we can challenge each other, inspire each other. I feel very fortunate that I have gotten so many chances to work with fun gangs.” Continue reading. 

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Schitt’s Creek’s Annie Murphy on the transformation of Alexis Rose
“It’s been a real roller coaster with those two, mostly because of Alexis blowing off not one, but two, engagements to poor, sweet Ted. In Season 5, she’s quite aware that she needs to put in a little extra leg work, and maybe go a little further out of her comfort zone than she has in the past, to show him that she’s 100 per cent on board this time.” Continue reading.

From David Artava of the Advocate:

Link: Comedy scion Daniel Levy is the Schitt
“I have made a very strong point to not ever show bigotry, homophobia, or intolerance on our show because to me, it’s a celebration of love. At the root of it, [Schitt’s Creek] is a celebration of love between the family and between the relationships that we build.” Continue reading. 

From Marc Silver of The Washington Post:

Link: Canadian sitcom ‘Schitt’s Creek’ keeps the laughs flowing
The series, created by Eugene and Daniel Levy for Canada’s CBC Television, isn’t afraid to tug at heartstrings as the emotionally handicapped Roses learn to become better people. Continue reading.

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Schitt’s Creek’s Noah Reid previews what’s next for David and Patrick
“The dynamic between Dan and I right away just felt right. Most of that is because of terrific writing. Often when you get sides for a character at an audition you’re not sure who that character is fully, but I just completely got him from the one scene I was given.” Continue reading.

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Prior to becoming a television critic and owner of TV, Eh?, Greg David was a critic for TV Guide Canada, the country's most trusted source for TV news. He has interviewed television actors, actresses and behind-the-scenes folks from hundreds of television series from Canada, the U.S. and internationally. He is a podcaster, public speaker, weekly radio guest and educator, and past member of the Television Critics Association.
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