A Major Loss for Words


The Filipino American talk and variety show “Kababayan Today,” with host and producer Giselle Tongi (left), is one of the multi-language programs that will be replaced by English-language infomercials on KSCI.


Rafu Staff and Wire Service Reports

The television landscape in Los Angeles will take a major cultural hit on Saturday, when KSCI Channel 18 replaces nearly all of its foreign-language programming with sponsored infomercials in English.

The decision means the local multi-language Asian community will soon be losing a valuable TV voice in Los