The surprise Emmy nods for “Schitt’s Creek” are also a win for Netflix

Jul 18, 2019 - Quartz

Schitt’s Creek is the ultimate Canadian TV show: kind-hearted, goofy, and generally content to fly under the international radar. The show, a riches-to-rags tale of a family of four who lose their fortune and are forced to build new lives in a small and decidedly unglamorous town, was always a hit in Canada, and has several Canadian Screen Awards under its belt. But in the US, the comedy series airs on cable channel with little name recognition—the CBS-owned Pop TV. A critically-adored cult ...