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Link: Interview: Paul Sun-Hyung Lee on acting & growing up Asian and geek

From Captain John Kirk of Pop Mythology:

Link: Interview: Paul Sun-Hyung Lee on acting & growing up Asian and geek
“Television was my gateway into storytelling and fantasy. Of course, we only had three channels when I was growing up, but the television was always on in my home. Star Trek, Lost in Space, and Space: 1999 were fixtures in my television watching. But there were other shows like Gilligan’s Island and Looney Tunes. There were epic battles between me and my Dad fighting over Hockey Night in Canada or cartoons or Star Trek! He’d always let me win, of course, because that was my dad, but even today, having the TV on in the background is such a comfort in my house.” Continue reading.

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Link: Women Behind Canadian TV: Aleysa Young

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Women Behind Canadian TV: Aleysa Young
“I realized I was hired because I was a female director who could contribute something. My female perspective would help make the show better instead of ticking off a box. That’s when I started to value myself as a female director who has something to contribute as a woman. I saw that with Workin’ Moms and then with Kim’s Convenience.” Continue reading.

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Link: Calgary-raised Paul Sun-Hyung Lee on finding his Appa in Kim’s Convenience

From Eric Volmers from Calgary Herald:

Link: Calgary-raised Paul Sun-Hyung Lee on finding his Appa in Kim’s Convenience
“The word stereotype, I think, was misused in this case. I always say we are not stereotypes, we are playing archetypes. The difference is, with a stereotype it is one common trait that you blanket an entire group of people with. That’s it. That’s all they are, that’s all they will ever be. You can interchange anybody with a stereotype.” Continue reading. 

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Link: Interview: Simu Liu, Kim’s Convenience Actor

From JF Garrard of Ricepaper:

Link: Interview: Simu Liu, Kim’s Convenience Actor
“Being a part of this show is the single greatest experience of my life. It’s been everything I’ve ever dreamed of and more – it’s made my career, given me a platform, and allowed me to be a part of a very positive movement in the industry. But on the day-to-day, it’s also just a fun place to work. When your coworkers are Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Jean Yoon, Andrea Bang, Andrew Phung and Nicole Power, you’re never going to have a bad day on set.” Continue reading.

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Link: Canadian TV networks bring stars to the fans in attempt to boost sagging ratings

From Bill Brioux of The Canadian Press:

Link: Canadian TV networks bring stars to the fans in attempt to boost sagging ratings
In English Canada, based on the first three weeks of the season, the total available TV audience among broadcasters CBC, CTV, City and Global is down eight per cent year-to-year. Among viewers aged 25 to 54, a demographic advertisers covet the most, the drop is 12 per cent in all day parts, according to Numeris, which measures TV viewership in Canada. Continue reading.

 

 

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