Kim's Convenience

The funny, heartfelt story of The Kims, a Korean-Canadian family, running a convenience store in downtown Toronto. Mr. and Mrs. Kim ('Appa' and 'Umma') immigrated to Toronto in the 80's to set up shop near Regent Park and had two kids, Jung and Janet who are now young adults. However, when Jung was 16, he and Appa had a major falling out involving a physical fight, stolen money and Jung leaving home. Father and son have been estranged since.

TitleKim's Convenience
First Air DateOctober 11th, 2016
Last Air DateApril 2nd, 2019
GenreComedy
NetworkCBC Television
Production CompaniesThunderbird Entertainment, Soulpepper Theatre Company
Number of Seasons3 Seasons
Number of Episodes39 Episodes
Plot Keywordstoronto, based on play or musical, east asian lead, store, convenience store, sitcom, family of color
Paul Sun-Hyung Lee
Paul Sun-Hyung Lee
Appa
Jean Yoon
Jean Yoon
Umma
Simu Liu
Simu Liu
Jung
Andrea Bang
Andrea Bang
Janet
Andrew Phung
Andrew Phung
Kimchee
Nicole Power
Nicole Power
Shannon