If You Love Family Sitcoms, Watch Kim’s Convenience

August 15, 2018Kim's Convenience

Bryan Washington / Vulture  There’s a moment halfway through the first season of Kim’s Convenience that encapsulates the show: Mr. Kim (Paul Sun-Hyung Lee), the co-owner of a grocery store in Toronto, is peering at a black dude sifting through snacks by the register. As the customer moves along, Kim asks his daughter, Janet (Andrea Bang), “What … Read More

How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?

July 13, 2018Kim's Convenience

Margaret Lyons/ The New York Times No matter how much free time you have this weekend, we have TV recommendations for you. Come back every Friday for new suggestions from our TV critic on what to watch. … a Half-Hour, and I Like Families ‘Kim’s Convenience’  When to watch: Starting Friday, on Netflix. “Kim’s Convenience” started … Read More

16 movies and TV shows filming in Toronto this July

June 29, 2018Kim's Convenience

Daily Hive/ Alison Pudsey Let’s admit it, it’s pretty cool when Hollywood comes to the streets of your hometown — catching glimpses of Toronto on the big screen, cameras rolling, and maybe even running into your favourite characters live and in action. Here are 16 movies and TV shows filming in Toronto this July! Kim’s Convenience – … Read More

10 films and TV shows worth watching this Canada Day

June 29, 2018Kim's Convenience

Hello!/ Kathryn Kyte It’s almost time to shout from the hilltops, for our beloved day of national pride is upon us. Canada Day celebrates the best our country has to offer – from food to events to painting our faces like children again just because we can. In honour of this joyous occasion, and in case you’re looking … Read More

ALL SEASONS OF KIM’S CONVENIENCE TO BE LAUNCHED ON NETFLIX INTERNATIONALLY

June 28, 2018Kim's Convenience

Resonate/ Tony Jaybee The Toronto based show is based on Ins Choi’s Broadway hit All seasons of Canadian comedy Kim’s Convenience will soon be available on Netflix internationally. According to Thunderbird, Netflix will be launching all seasons of Canadian hit comedy Kim’s Convenience internationally. Kim’s Convenience focuses on the daily lives of the Kims – a Korean Canadian family who run a … Read More

Thunderbird Leo Award Winners 2018

June 5, 2018Great Pacific Media, Heavy Rescue: 401, Highway Thru Hell, Kim's Convenience, Somewhere Between, Worst to First

Thunderbird took home 7 Leo Awards this year. Thank you to the Leo Awards and congratulations to all the winners below! BEST MUSICAL SCORE DRAMATIC SERIES James Jandrisch Somewhere Between – The Hunter and the Hunted BEST PICTURE EDITING DOCUMENTARY SERIES Tim Wanlin, Robert Landy Heavy Rescue: 401 – Skyway Thru Hell BEST SOUND DOCUMENTARY … Read More

CBC ANNOUNCES NEW AND RETURNING PROGRAMMING SLATE FOR 2018-19 SEASON

May 24, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Great Pacific Media, High Arctic Haulers, Kim's Convenience, Molly of the Denali

Greg David, TV Eh? From a media release: Canada’s public broadcaster today announced its robust 2018-19 slate, including 17 new series and 36 renewed titles – one of CBC’s largest returning lineups to date. CBC’s upcoming year of original Canadian programming includes drama, comedy, factual, arts, music, kids, sports, news and documentary programming across television, … Read More

Leo Award Nominees 2018

April 30, 2018Entanglement, General, Great Pacific Media, Heavy Rescue: 401, Highway Thru Hell, I Am Heath Ledger, Kim's Convenience, Never Steady, Never Still, Save My Reno, Somewhere Between, Thunderbird Releasing, Worst to First

The Thunderbird Group received 32 Leo Award Nominations this morning in 26 different categories. All Thunderbird nominees are listed below. Congratulations to all the nominees! “Through a system of peer adjudication, with final ballot tabulation by Ernst & Young Chartered Accountants, we are pleased to confirm the following 2018 Leo Award Recipients. We would like … Read More

2018-19 CANADIAN TV SEASON RENEWAL SCORECARD

April 25, 2018Great Pacific Media, Heavy Rescue: 401, Highway Thru Hell, Kim's Convenience, Thunderbird Films

Greg David/ TV Eh? With the 2017-18 Canadian television season ending soon, the networks are putting the finishing touches on their primetime lineups for 2018-19. That means celebrations for fans of shows that have been renewed and sadness for programs that won’t return. To help keep track of what’s been renewed or ending, we’ve put … Read More