Rick Moranis is confirmed to join Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Catherine O’Hara, Martin Short and Dave Thomas in Netflix’s SCTV comedy special, which is set for 2019. Academy Award-winning director, producer and screenwriter Martin Scorsese will direct the untitled Netflix original comedy special exploring the enduring legacy of Emmy-winning sketch comedy show SCTV. CTV also joined the special as a broadcast partner in Canada. Netflix will premiere the title globally in all territories, with the exception of Canada, where it will premiere exclusively on CTV. Following CTV’s airing, the SCTV comedy special will be available exclusively on Netflix in Canada and worldwide. The SCTV cast will be together this Sunday for An Afternoon with SCTV, moderated by Jimmy Kimmel, to be held at Toronto’s historic Elgin Theatre at 3 p.m., the filming will be part of the Netflix special.
Canadian classic SCTV aired for six seasons between 1976 and 1984, quickly becoming one of pop culture’s touchstone comedies. The series’ stars include some of the most beloved and celebrated names in laughter, including the late John Candy and Harold Ramis.