Run The Burbs

About the Show

Created by comedian, writer and actor Andrew Phung (Kim’s Convenience) and his best friend and collaborator, filmmaker Scott Townend (The Secret Marathon), Run the Burbs follows the Phams, a young, bold Vietnamese-South Asian-Canadian family taking a different approach to living life to the fullest, while changing the way we think about contemporary family values and life in the burbs. 

A CBC original comedy, RUN THE BURBS is produced by Pier 21 Films. Executive Producers are Laszlo Barna, Nicole Butler and Bill Lundy (for Pier 21 Films), Andrew Phung, Scott Townend, and Aleysa Young. Shebli Zarghami serves as executive Producer and showrunner. Jessica Daniel is producer. Co-executive Producers are Matt Kippen and Wendy Litner. Nelu Handa is consulting producer. Season One directors include Aleysa Young, Peter Wellington, Joyce Wong, Melanie Orr and Justin Wu.

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Program Name

Run The Burbs

Program Type

Television Show

Appears On

CBC

Genre

Scripted

Schedule

Season 2 of Run The Burbs premieres in Winter 2023. Season 1 is available to stream now on CBC Gem.

Bios

Andrew Phung

Kimchee in Kim's Convenience | Co-creator/Actor in Run The Burbs

Rakhee Morzaria

Camille Pham | Run the Burbs

Roman Pesino

Leo Pham | Run the Burbs

Zoriah Wong

Khia Pham | Run the Burbs

Press Releases

CBC UNVEILS 2022-23 PROGRAMMING SLATE FEATURING OVER 40 ORIGINAL SERIES AND SPECIALS FROM CANADIAN S

CBC UNVEILS 2022-23 PROGRAMMING SLATE FEATURING OVER 40 ORIGINAL SERIES AND SPECIALS FROM CANADIAN S

CBC today announced its 2022-23 programming slate for CBC TV and CBC Gem, featuring over 40 new and returning original series and specials from Canadian creators, producers and storytellers across all genres. Read More »

CBC RENEWS NEW ORIGINAL COMEDIES  RUN THE BURBS, SON OF A CRITCH AND STRAYS

CBC RENEWS NEW ORIGINAL COMEDIES RUN THE BURBS, SON OF A CRITCH AND STRAYS

Continuing its commitment to nurturing world-class Canadian comedic talent, CBC today announced the renewal of new original series RUN THE BURBS, SON OF A CRITCH and STRAYS for their second seasons on CBC and CBC Gem Read More »

CBC ANNOUNCES WINTER 2022 PREMIERE DATES

CBC ANNOUNCES WINTER 2022 PREMIERE DATES

CBC today announced broadcast and streaming premiere dates for its winter 2022 slate of programming, including over 20 new and returning original series from Canadian creators, producers and storytellers across all genres. The new winter primetime schedule launches Sunday, January 2 on CBC TV and the free CBC Gem streaming service. Read More »

CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR CBC’S NEW ORIGINAL COMEDY RUN THE BURBS

CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR CBC’S NEW ORIGINAL COMEDY RUN THE BURBS

With production underway in and around Toronto and Hamilton, CBC and Pier 21 Films are confirming casting for new, original comedy series RUN THE BURBS, from award-winning comedian, writer, and actor Andrew Phung and his best friend and collaborator filmmaker Scott Townend (The Secret Marathon) Read More »

CBC SETS FALL SCHEDULE AND UNVEILS 2021-22 PROGRAMMING SLATE, INCLUDING OVER 35 ORIGINAL SERIES FROM

CBC SETS FALL SCHEDULE AND UNVEILS 2021-22 PROGRAMMING SLATE, INCLUDING OVER 35 ORIGINAL SERIES FROM

CBC today announced its fall television and streaming schedule and 2021-22 programming slate for CBC TV and CBC Gem, featuring over 35 new and returning original series from Canadian creators, producers and storytellers across all genres Read More »

CBC ANNOUNCES TWO NEW ORIGINAL COMEDIES

CBC ANNOUNCES TWO NEW ORIGINAL COMEDIES

CBC is announcing initial details for two new original half-hour comedy series featuring Kim’s Convenience stars Andrew Phung and Nicole Power - RUN THE BURBS and STRAYS - with both shows set to launch during the upcoming 2021-22 broadcast season. Read More »

Program Name

Run The Burbs

Program Type

Television Show

Appears On

CBC

Genre

Scripted

Schedule

Season 2 of Run The Burbs premieres in Winter 2023. Season 1 is available to stream now on CBC Gem.

Bios

Andrew Phung

Kimchee in Kim's Convenience | Co-creator/Actor in Run The Burbs

Rakhee Morzaria

Camille Pham | Run the Burbs

Roman Pesino

Leo Pham | Run the Burbs

Zoriah Wong

Khia Pham | Run the Burbs