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Kim’s Convenience Abruptly Cancelled at 5th Season
Kim, his character Jung's mother, defended him and backed up his assertions. "Kim's Convenience", CBC, Netflix This week, he issued a follow-up statement released exclusively to Vanity Fair Liu clarified his comments, praising the show for breaking new ground and explaining that he never meant to "call anyone out specifically" in the Facebook post[...]
Kim’s Convenience Abruptly Cancelled at 5th Season
Yes, there was the producers being overwhelmingly white and their biases that led to launching a spinoff series to star Nichole Power, the only white regular cast member, and the way they ignore the Asian cast members' desire to help write the show when creators Ins Choi and Kevin White decided to unceremoniously leave the[...]
Kim’s Convenience Abruptly Cancelled at 5th Season
Kim's eldest son Jung and is on track to becoming a movie star with Marvel Studio's Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, has written a long Facebook post calling out the producers and creator over the show's abrupt cancellation and launching a spinoff with the sole white regular cast member. "Kim's Convenience", CBC,[...]
Kim’s Convenience Abruptly Cancelled at 5th Season
The final season of Kim's Convenience, the hit Canadian sitcom from the CBC, will premiere on Netflix on June 2nd The breakthrough show has been Canada's top sitcom for the last few years and became a global hit thanks to Netflix streaming it It has become especially popular in South Korea as a point of[...]
Kim’s Convenience Abruptly Cancelled at 5th Season
Kim or "Apa" ("dad" in Korean) hosted an aftershow after the episode aired with fans and fellow stars Simu Liu and Andrew Phung to talk about the show and even dished on things that might have been. "Kim's Convenience", CBC, Netflix The final episode ended on a "life goes on" note Without going into heavy spoilers, Janet[...]
Kim’s Convenience Alum Land New Shows including a Spin-off
One of them is a direct spin-off from Kim's Convenience with Power playing the same character from the original series. Nicole Power and Andrew Phung in "Kim's Convenience", CBC Phung has co-created a new series called Run the Burbs with  The Secret Marathon writer Scott Townsend Phung will play a stay-at-home dad with an entrepreneur wife and[...]
Kim’s Convenience Abruptly Cancelled at 5th Season
To earn that degree of commitment and love from a fanbase is not easy. "Kim's Convenience", CBC, Netflix That's not to say the show is perfect  It falls into a lot of traps that sitcoms fall into, like repetition and a tendency to pull its punches Then again, pulling punches is usually what a light sitcom should[...]
Kim’s Convenience Abruptly Cancelled at 5th Season
CBC's Kim's Convenience is a big deal in Canada (and South Korea), and the show's most passionate fans are rallying in the hopes of saving the show The 5th season of the hit sitcom is currently being broadcast on Canadian television and this week the producers made the surprise announcement that it was canceled, despite[...]
Kim’s Convenience Abruptly Cancelled at 5th Season
CBC's Kim's Convenience is the most popular sitcom on Canadian Television and a global hit on Netflix, so its sudden cancellation came as a shock to fans and cast, and crew So far, there has been no explanation for why beyond the producers announced that the show's creators had opted to move on. Kim's Convenience is[...]
Kim's Convenience: Liu Simu's Statement on the Series' Cancellation
CBC's Kim's Convenience is currently the top sitcom in Canada right now and a global hit on Netflix That's why the news of its sudden and unexpected cancellation came as a shock to everyone, including the cast and crew. Yes, Simu Liu gets shirtless regularly on "Kim's Convenience", CBC, Netflix The cast members have taken to social[...]
Kim’s Convenience Abruptly Cancelled at 5th Season
Thank you to our fans for the love and support you've given this show." "Kim's Convenience", CBC, Netflix Sally Catto, CBC's general manager of entertainment, factual, and sports, said the show "has built a powerful and inspiring connection with audiences in Canada and around the world While we are sad to say goodbye to this beloved and[...]
Essex County promo image (Images: Jeff Lemire/Top Shelf Publishing)
With the way the news has been flowing for Netflix's live-action adaptation of Sweet Tooth, we almost forgot about CBC's television adaptation of award-winning writer/artist Jeff Lemire's graphic novel trilogy Essex County First announced (and covered by Bleeding Cool) back in 2015, the last time we checked in was when Lemire posted the front page to[...]
essex county
Originally announced (and covered by Bleeding Cool) back in 2015, CBC's television adaptation of award-winning writer/artist Jeff Lemire's graphic novel trilogy Essex County is actually breaking some news – and it comes directly from Lemire Taking to Twitter on Thursday, the writer/artist posted the front page to the script for the pilot episode – which[...]
"Fortunate Son" Casts Vampire Bill in CBC Spy Thriller
There is a new Canadian spy thriller being cooked up for CBC called Fortunate Son, which is being produced by Lark Productions and Seven24Films. Fortunate Son takes place in the 1960's, and focuses on the life of Ruby Howard, an American who fled to Canada during the Vietnam War Ruby starts helping other Americans who are[...]
'Schitt's Creek': What the Cast Took Along when the Show Wrapped
Schitt's Creek, the quirky little comedy with a great big heart, has wrapped production on its sixth and final season, which will air on CBC and Pop TV in 2020 The fifth season finished airing last month in Canada, and should be making its way to Netflix by the fall of this year for international[...]