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The plan was not to end Kim’s Convenience with tonight’s episode. Sometimes, however, the universe unfolds as it should. What was meant as the fifth season finale, “Friends and Family,” will instead bring the series to a close. Most who read here will already be familiar with the reasons behind the sudden shut down: despite

See also the newly-updated APRIL calendar listings. TUES/APRIL 13 Kim’s Convenience (CBC). This series finale, titled, “Friends & Family,” was supposed to be a 5th season finale. The cast, crew and producers were all told they’d been renewed through six full seasons. As production on this season wore on, however, series creator and executive producer

The message Monday that the creative team behind Kim’s Convenience was about to say, “OK — see you” for good was a stunner for many — including, apparently, the cast. The series, after all, had already been granted a sixth season, which would allow for a carefully planned farewell episode. Monday’s release suggests that it

January seems like September as a flood of new and returning shows fill network schedules. Shows that should have started or returned last fall, such as All Rise, Bob Hearts Abishola or Prodigal Son, are just hitting schedules in 2021. It’s all due to all the new safety measures which pushed back production. It’s still

Andrew Phung says he is “chompin’ at the bit” to get back to work on a fifth season of Kim’s Convenience. The actor/comedian, who has won three Canadian Screen Awards for his portrayal of Kimchee on the CBC comedy, told me that the cast has already taken part in some virtual table reads of scripts

Let’s be fair. CBC has had, as the Queen once famously said, an annus horribilis. More than any other broadcaster, the pandemic ripped through their winter/spring schedule. Three months of huge Saturday ratings for a Stanley Cup playoff run packed with Canadian teams were completely wiped out. CBC lost countless hours of programming along with