You know how we hate it when our favorite TV shows leave Netflix, from Friends to The Vampire Diaries to Gossip Girl. Joining these streamer-jumping series is Schitt's Creek, the Emmy-winning Canadian sitcom about the lovably awful Rose family and their hilarious fall from wealth.
But just because Johnny (Eugene Levy), Moira (Catherine O’Hara), David (Daniel Levy), and Alexis (Annie Murphy) are leaving Netflix doesn't mean we have to say goodbye to them altogether. The funny foursome has already found a new streaming home as of October 2022—here's where to stream Schitt's Creek online, no matter where you are in the world.
Where to stream 'Schitt's Creek' online:
How to watch 'Schitt's Creek' in the US
As of Monday, October 3, all six seasons and 80 episodes of Schitt's Creek are available to stream on Hulu. All you need is a Hulu subscription, which you can currently get for $6.99 per month for the ad-support plan or $12.99 monthly for an ad-free experience. Note: pricing for the subscriptions will be bumped up to $7.99 with commercials or $14.99 without beginning on October 10.
On September 29, "Alexis Rose Communications" announced the show's move to Hulu: “I don't want to brag, but Hulu is, like, totally obsessed with my family,” read the notice. “After weeks and weeks of, like, heavy business negotiations with Hulu, I could absolutely not say no as a businesswoman. The world deserves the best. And I love that journey for them.”
“Alexis Rose Communications is happy to bring you the world exclusive announcement that Hulu will be the official destination for Schitt's Creek beginning October 3rd,” the beloved character "wrote."
How to watch 'Schitt's Creek' from anywhere
Hulu is only available in the United States, but that doesn't mean you can't virtually visit the town of Schitt's Creek from wherever you are in the world. All you need is a VPN (opens in new tab).
A VPN is a handy piece of software that allows you to browse anonymously and change your IP address so your mobile, computer, or laptop thinks it's in another location. That means that you can watch your favorite show, film or event—even if you’re away from home.
How to get started with your VPN:
- First off, you need to make sure you have a Hulu account so you can log in once your VPN is set up.
- Then, download ExpressVPN (opens in new tab), using the easy-to-follow instructions (you can get 49% off, three months free and there's a 100% risk-free 30-day money-back guarantee).
- Once you've installed your VPN, open the app and select your server location as anywhere in the United States
- With your ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) installed and your location set to the United States, head to Hulu, log in and follow the instructions to stream all six seasons of Schitt's Creek.
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Why is 'Schitt's Creek' leaving Netflix?
Schitt's Creek originally aired on Pop TV here in the states and CBC in its native Canada from 2015 through 2020, but many discovered the small-budget Canuck sitcom on Netflix when it began streaming on the platform after its third season. The extra eyes helped get the show some much-deserved critical acclaim, scoring four Primetime Emmy nominations in 2019 and winning a record nine Emmys in 2020.
So, with all of that success, why is Schitt's Creek leaving Netflix? Well, unsurprisingly, it comes down to money: when the show's licensing agreement with the platform was up, Hulu outbid Netflix to gain exclusive US streaming rights to the show.
Christina Izzo is the Deputy Editor of My Imperfect Life.
More generally, she is a writer-editor covering food and drink, travel, lifestyle and culture in New York City. She was previously the Features Editor at Rachael Ray In Season and Reveal, as well as the Food & Drink Editor and chief restaurant critic at Time Out New York.
When she’s not doing all that, she can probably be found eating cheese somewhere.
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