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‘Kim's Convenience' Star: Now's the Time for Artists of Color

9 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

It took Asian-Canadian actress Jean Yoon years to get a breakout role on television. But now, as one of the stars of the hit Canadian sitcom Kim's Convenience , she says the entertainment industry is starting to recognize big business opportunities that come with creating shows for underserved audiences.
“It's very clear to broadcasters and advertisers that there's an audience that's not served and is hungry,” Yoon said. “This is the time for those projects to be successful.”
But the development is relatively recent, said Yoon, who told her story at Fortune' s MPW International Summit in...
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