This year’s one of the most popular sitcoms, Schitt’s Creek won big at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards on Sunday.
The show’s leading star, actress Catherine O’Hara took home the award for Outstanding Female Actor in a Comedy Series on Sunday for her portrayal of the classy and hilarious Rose family matriarch, Mrs. Moira Rose.
While accepting the honor, O’Hara, 67, said, “Thank you to the SAG-AFTRA for placing me in the company of these uniquely and consistently funny women. I share this with Annie Murphy. I’m flattered anyone might believe I could be her mother. She is a beautiful soul.”
O’Hara beat her co-star Murphy, along with other nominees, Christina Applegate (Dead to Me), Linda Cardellini (Dead to Me) and Kaley Cuoco (The Flight Attendant) for the award.
She also took the opportunity to thank her costars and series creators Eugene and Dan Levy. She said, “They’re amazing writers. Their hilariously empathic storytelling gave me and everyone in the town from which I’m currently estranged every possible chance to love, be loved, make happy fools of ourselves and blossom into the best we could be.”
“As if that’s not enough, now this. Thank you so much,” she concluded.
The popular CBC show Schitt’s Creek premiered in 2015, wrapped up its [sixth] and final season last year. The show also took home the award for Outstanding Ensemble in a Comedy Series. Accepting the award, Dan said, “To get to share this award with my brilliant sister and my incredible dad is absolutely extraordinary. What a way to say goodbye, thank you so much." He was joined by hid dad Eugene and Sarah Levy, who played Twyla Sands in the show.