By Brittany Le
AsAmNews Staff writer
Important tests are now being conducted to see if doctor’s can proceed with the stem cell transplant that could save the life of leukemia patient Helen Huynh.
Immigration authorities had persistently denied Huynh’s sister Thuy Nguyen an emergency visa to come … Read more
ABC and actress Priyanka Chopra (Quantico and Baywatch) will be collaborating to produce an American sitcom based on the life of Bollywood star Madhuri Dixit, reports Vanity Fair.
For those who don’t follow Bollywood cinema, 50-year-old Dixit is one of the most critically acclaimed actresses in India. Throughout her career, … Read more
Warner Bros. is holding negotiations with Constance Wu, star of Fresh Off the Boat, for the lead role in Crazy Rich Asians, reports the Hollywood Reporter.
Many are excited for Wu to star in the film. She has already gained massive popularity from her role as Jessica Huang in ABC comedy Fresh Off … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
Entertainment Chief Paul Lee is out at ABC.
He will be replaced by Channing Dungey who had previously reported to Lee as head of drama at ABC.
Dungey is the first African American woman to run a broadcast network.
ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat will be encouraging its fans to get into the Chinese New Year spirit.
In the episode, “Year of the Rat”, the Huangs prepare to celebrate Chinese New Year in Washington, D.C, but they wind up spending the holiday in Orlando due to a mix up with their plane … Read more
By Sid Sharma
The Cynical Desi
The Good: Diverse cast & fast paced story
The Bad: Slightly formulaic
The Ugly: Needs better special effects
Can Indians be cool and sexy on a mainstream American TV show? If Quantico and Priyanka Chopra have anything to say on the matter, I believe the answer is a … Read more
The series premiere of The Muppets kicked off a strong Tuesday night for ABC, reports TV by the Numbers.
Fresh Off the Boat in its season premiere matched it highest viewership on Tuesday in the coveted 18 – 49 age group with a 1.9 rating and 7 … Read more
ABC Family has cast Indian American actor Ritesh Rajan for the new show, Stitchers, according to India West.
Rajan will play Linus Ahluwalia, a nerdy biological engineer, who investigates mysteries in what ABC has called a “procedural drama.”
Rajan started his acting career as a fire solider in the 2010 film, The Last … Read more
Lee staked his reputation on the line before the 2014-2015 televisions season when he declared diversity in stories, casts and programming would be a key to ABC’s future growth and success.
Lee was one of the first … Read more