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The Cleaning LadyThe Cleaning Lady
FOX, 2022 Running | Drama, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

The Cleaning Lady is a one-hour darkly aspirational character drama about a whip-smart doctor who comes to the U.S. for a medical treatment to save her ailing son. But when the system fails and pushes her into hiding, she refuses to be beaten down and marginalized. Instead, she becomes a cleaning lady for the mob and starts playing the game by her own rules.


Master of NoneMaster of None
Netflix, 2015 On Hiatus | Comedy, Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

The show follows the personal and professional lives of Dev, a 30-year-old actor in New York who has trouble deciding what he wants to eat, much less the pathway for the rest of his life. Ambitious, funny, cinematic, and both sweeping in scope and intensely personal, Dev's story takes him through subjects as diverse as the plight of the elderly, the immigrant experience, and how to find the most delicious pasta for dinner.


TransplantTransplant
CTV, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Transplant follows the story of a Syrian doctor who moved to Canada to restart his career in emergency medicine, facing various challenges along the way. The gripping series depicts the struggles of adapting to a new environment, cultural differences, and personal demons while dealing with high-pressure medical situations.


Bob Hearts AbisholaBob Hearts Abishola
CBS, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Bob Hearts Abishola is a love story about a middle-aged compression sock businessman from Detroit who unexpectedly falls for his cardiac nurse, a Nigerian immigrant, while recovering from a heart attack and sets his sights on winning her over. Undaunted by Abishola's lack of initial interest or the vast differences in their backgrounds, Bob is determined to win Abishola's heart, in this comedic examination of immigrant life in America.


Kim's ConvenienceKim's Convenience
CBC, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.7/5

This is 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.


PachinkoPachinko
Apple TV+, 2022 On Hiatus | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Follow the hopes and dreams of four generations of a Korean immigrant family beginning with a forbidden love and crescendos into a sweeping saga that journeys between Korea, Japan and America to tell the unforgettable story of war and peace, love and loss, triumph and reckoning.


American Born ChineseAmerican Born Chinese
Disney+, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Action | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

Tells the story of Jin Wang, an average teenager juggling his high school social life with his immigrant home life. When he meets a new foreign student on the first day of the school year, even more worlds collide as Jin is unwittingly entangled in a battle of Chinese mythological gods.


MoMo
Netflix, 2022 On Hiatus | Comedy, Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.5/5

In Texas, Mo straddles the line between two cultures, three languages and a pending asylum request while hustling to support his Palestinian family.


In The Long RunIn The Long Run
Sky 1, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

Set in London 1985, In The Long Run is about the Easmon family. Amid the tower blocks and shell suits, life for Walter and Evelyn Easmon is all about quiet routine. They arrived from Sierra Leone 13 years ago and are happy earning enough to pay the bills with a bit left over to send back home. Walter works hard alongside his mate and neighbour Bagpipes at the local factory while Evelyn patrols the estate selling make-up door-to-door. Their British born son Akuna and his best mate Scott hang out on the estate playing football and doing their best to dodge the local thugs. But when Walter's brother Valentine arrives to the UK, his energy and lust for life changes everything. He crashes into their lives bringing laughter and chaos and igniting a passion for music in Akuna. And though he frustrates Evelyn and tests Walter's patience, Akuna adores his 'funcle' Valentine because after all, he's family.


HomeHome
Channel 4, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Sami, an asylum-seeker from Syria arrives in Britain and finds himself living with a family in Dorking, Surrey. Over the next few months, while Sami waits for his application to be processed, he learns more than he expected about the people he's living with, himself, and his own family somewhere in Europe.


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