In some much-needed positive news, CBC announced that the Schitt’s Creek series finale, airing April 7, will be followed by a hour-long special called Best Wishes, Warmest Regards: A Schitt’s Creek Farewell.

According to a press release, the special will give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the sixth and final season, including footage of table reads, audition tapes and the last day on set. It will, of course, also feature interviews with the cast and crew, as well as celebrity fans such as Carol Burnett, Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris and more.

“Some joyful news: we made a documentary celebrating Schitt’s Creek and, most importantly, the fandom that has lifted this show to heights we never dreamed possible,” tweeted Schitt’s Creek co-creator and star Dan Levy. “It’s really special and I can’t wait for you all to watch it right after the finale.”

“This special night of programming gives audiences an opportunity to say goodbye to the characters, cast and town that have meant so much to them,” said Sally Catto, general manager of entertainment, factual and sports at CBC. “In the words of David Rose himself, ‘I feel like that needs to be celebrated.’”

Earlier this month, the show’s cast (Dan Levy and his father, Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, Annie Murphy and more) announced they would be embarking on a farewell tour this spring and summer.

The Schitt’s Creek finale will air at 8 p.m. EST on CBC, with the special to follow at 8:30 p.m. EST. It can also be streamed on CBC Gem.

Get your first look at the farewell special Best Wishes, Warmest Regards: A Schitt’s Creek Farewell, below.


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