From Sonya Bell of The National:
- From humble beginnings to global success for Muslim sitcom
The concept was radical in its non-radicalness: a television series about Muslims who were neither extremist nor oppressed. Five years ago this January, the writer Zarqa Nawaz created something no one had seen before: a sitcom about ordinary Muslims living alongside non-Muslims in North America. They laughed. They cried. They got interrogated at airports. Read more.