Radio & Television

Production to begin this month on new CBC Gem comedy series Zarqa

REGINA – Zarqa Nawaz (above) and CBC announced today production has begun in Regina, Saskatchewan on Zarqa (6x11), a new original comedy series premiering on CBC Gem in 2022. Nawaz, the award-winning Canadian film and television producer, author, and journalist who created the CBC sit-com Little Mosque on the Prairie, is the series the creator, showrunner and lead actor. “Zarqa follows its titular character, a complex, middle-aged Muslim woman (played by Nawaz) who learns on social media that her ex-husband is marrying a white yoga instructor half his age named Bethany. Zarqa impulsively comments that she will attend the wedding...

Our industry and COVID-19

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