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‘Kim’s Convenience’ star Andrew Phung keeps it fresh

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Relatable characters, engaging storylines and witty dialogue are just a few of the reasons why Kim’s Convenience is one of the most popular Canadian-made TV shows in recent years. The hit play-turned sitcom has been heralded for its well-rounded representation of Korean immigrants and first-generation Canadians. Season five of the show premieres tonight on CBC. Check your local listings!

Calgary raised actor Andrew Phung plays loyal friend Kimchee. Lisa Wilton recently spoke with Andrew about what it was like to film a TV show under strict Covid-19 rules, and how he manages to keep his character fresh for himself and viewers.