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Master of None Wins an Emmy for Outstanding Writing

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By Ed Diokno

Diversity – racial, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle – was threaded throughout the Emmy awards show Sunday night – from the opening monologue by Jimmy Kimmel to the series of awards to actors of color.starting with the Outstanding Writing for a Comedy, won by Ansari Aziz and Alan Wang for

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Aziz Ansari Nominated for Multiple Emmys. Constance Wu & Randall Park Overlooked

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Aziz AnsariAziz Ansari received an Emmy nomination this morning for best actor in a comedy for his work in Master of None, along with nominations for outstanding writing and outstanding directing in a comedy series for his parents episode which featured his real life parents. Master of None also received a nomination for best comedy series.… Read more

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ABS CBN: Two Filipino Americans Compete for Emmy

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Darren Criss

Two Filipino Americans are up for Emmys for best original song, reports ABS CBN.

Filipino American Darren Criss wrote the finale for the show Glee.

Since leaving Glee, he has gone on to perform on Broadway appearing as Hedwig Robinson in Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

Robert Lopez and his … Read more

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LA Times: Can Emmy Contender Constance Wu Pull A Rabbit Out of a Hat?

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FRESH OFF THE BOAT - "Persistent Romeo" - Louis has to hire a professional instructor (guest star Brett Gelman) to give the restaurant staff a sexual harassment seminar after Jessica's attempts fall flat. Meanwhile, Eddie tries to pass off the seminar's instructional tape as a "dirty movie" to his friends in an attempt to impress them and get them to come to his house for a sleep over, on "Fresh Off the Boat," TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Eric McCandless) CONSTANCE WU From the pilot episode to the season finale of Fresh Off the Boat, Constance Wu has generated buzz from fans as a possible Emmy contender.

That buzz is starting to look more and more like it could become reality.

The Los Angeles Times recently interviewed Wu as part of its series of interviews … Read more

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Film on Filipino American Farm Labor Struggle Nominated for Emmy

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Larry ItliongDelano Manong, a film about the Filipino American farm laborers’ role in the Delano strike of 1965, has been nominated for an Emmy Award for best Cultural/Historical Program.

The film is directed by Marisa Aroy and features the role labor leaders Larry Itliong and Philip Vera Cruz played in the historic movement.

“Growers like … Read more

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Japanese American Emmy Winner Becomes Instant Sensation

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Cary Fukunaga Cary Fukunaga took home the Emmy last night for outstanding directing for his work in HBO’s True Detective.
 
According to IMDB, his father is Japanese and mother is Swedish. He was born in Oakland, CA.
 
Many on Twitter made note of his victory.

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