With the recent box office success of the long-awaited novel-turned Hollywood popcorn flick, Crazy Rich Asians, Sony Channel brings in sitcoms featuring actors from the topgrosser, Nico Santos and Ken Jeong.
Kevin Kwan’s novel turned film Crazy Rich Asians
Santos as Oliver T’sien in Crazy Rich Asians
Filipino-American actor, Nico Santos, who played the scene-stealing “rainbow asian” in the Young family, from Crazy Rich Asians, takes on the role of Mateo Liwanag in Superstore, a sitcom about an odd and colorful mix of store employees. Current season airs every Sunday at 8pm first and exclusive on Sony Channel.
A still from Superstore
Ken Jeong is no stranger to Hollywood flicks. He has played the role of Ben Chang in the hit series Community and the Asian gangster Leslie Chow in The Hangover films. This year, he has taken on the role of Goh Wye Mun, the comical father of the lead character’s best friend in the screen adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s bestselling title.
Jeong as Mr. Goh in Crazy Rich Asians
On the small screen, Ken Jeong plays Dr. Ken, the titular character in this hilarious sitcom about a doctor with questionable bedside manners. Catch more laughs all weekdays at 8:35am (encores at 4:30pm), beginning September 20 first and exclusive on Sony Channel.
Jeong plays the titular character of Dr. Ken
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