Dan Levy, co-creator of comedy series "Schitt's Creek," has signed a three year overall deal with ABC Studios.
"I'm thrilled to be partnering with ABC Studios in this exciting next chapter. As I say a bittersweet goodbye to Schitt's Creek, I look forward to the opportunity and privilege to continue to tell inclusive and meaningful stories that shine a positive light out there," Levy said.
"Dan Levy has proven himself as one of the most creative people in the TV business. His writing, acting and producing skills will be a tremendous asset to ABC Studios, and we couldn't be more excited to be in business with him," said Jonnie Davis, President of ABC Studios.
Pop TV has given a Jan. 7 premiere date to the sixth and final season of the beloved comedy, which Levy co-created with his father, Eugene Levy. The fifth season of the family comedy is nominated for three awards at this Sunday's Emmy Awards. The series is up for Outstanding Comedy Series, as well as in the acting categories for series stars Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara.
"Schitt's Creek" is produced in association with CBC and Pop TV and distributed internationally by ITV Studios Global Entertainment.
The sixth and final season of "Schitt's Creek" will premiere on Jan. 7, 2020.