Letterkenny is a Canadian television sitcom created by Jared Keeso, developed and written primarily by Keeso and Jacob Tierney, directed by Tierney, and starring Keeso alongside Nathan Dales, Michelle Mylett, and K. Trevor Wilson. The series began as a YouTube web series titled Letterkenny Problems, and it was commissioned as a television series by Crave in March 2015. It debuted in February 2016, and later also aired on The Comedy Network. The show follows the residents of Letterkenny, a small rural community in Ontario loosely based on Keeso's hometown of Listowel, Ontario.In June 2020, the series was renewed for a ninth season, which was released on December 25, 2020, on Crave in Canada, and the following day on Hulu in the United States.In the United States, Letterkenny is distributed by Hulu and the first two seasons debuted on July 13, 2018. Subsequent seasons were added on December 27, 2018. In May 2019, Hulu acquired exclusive rights to the series and future seasons in the United States.At the 5th Canadian Screen Awards in 2017, the series won the award for Best Comedy Series.