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September 26, 2017

Kim’s Convenience combats the idea that ‘anybody non-white’ can’t play a significant role onscreen


Q with Tom Power/ CBC Radio

Paul Sun-Hyung Lee and Jean Yoon accepted their roles on Kim’s Convenience because they felt that, in a landscape of very white television, it’s an honour to amplify stories about immigrants.

Kim’s Convenience is a show about a family of Korean-Canadians who own a convenience store in Toronto, and the comedy in their everyday lives.

The second season of Kim’s Convenience premieres tonight (Sept. 26) on CBC-TV and Lee and Yoon talk to Tom Power about the show and diversity in television as a whole.

Find Out More: http://www.cbc.ca/radio/kim-s-convenience-cast…