Radio & Television

OMNI, Longhope Media announce new Filipino sketch comedy series

TORONTO – Rogers Sports and Media’s OMNI Television and Longhope Media Inc. announced today production has started on Abroad, a new satirical sketch comedy series in English and Tagalog. The series, which features 12, 30-minute episodes, was co-created by and stars Isabel Kanaan (above; Second Jen, Air Farce NYE, This Hour Has 22 Minutes), a Filipina comedian. It is based on her “experience as an immigrant with her comedic perspective,” a press release says. “Isabel moved to Canada from the Philippines when she was 16 and spent her teenage years learning how to navigate culture shock, language barriers, and – brrrr! –...

Our industry and COVID-19

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