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Teen Wolf Actress Arden Cho to Join Cast of Chicago Med

posted by Tanvi Wattal

Arden ChoTeen Wolf star Arden Cho will be coming back to the small screen on NBC’s hit television show, Chicago Med. The actress’s return to television has been anticipated ever since her sudden exit from Teen Wolf after the fifth season’s finale.

TV Guide reports, Cho will be playing Dr. Ethan Choi’s rebellious adopted sister, … Read more

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AAPI Actors Making the Move from Sidekick to Star

posted by Randall

 

Darren Criss in Versace

Darren Criss will star in Versace: American Crime Story in January.

Views from the Edge

Asian Americans may be on the cusp of a Golden Age with an increased multifaceted presence on U.S. television.

One 10-episode miniseries will air in January and three sitcoms, three dramas and a dramedy starring Asian Americans are in … Read more

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Jake Zyrus Gets Star on Walk of Fame. Answers Hater

posted by Randall
Jake Zyrus

Via Twitter

Jake Zyrus has joined the legends of entertainment with a star on the Eastwood City Walk of Fame, the Philippine’s version of the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

It happened Tuesday to little fanfare.

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Oct 20, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Mindy Kaling To Produce Not One, But Two New Shows

Mindy Kaling To Produce Not One, But Two New Shows

posted by Tanvi Wattal

By watchwithkristin (Mindy Kaling) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Mindy Kaling’s show, The Mindy Project, is on its final season on Hulu. However, we have good news for her fans! Kaling will be seen across multiple platforms over the next two years.

Not only is she starring alongside Oprah and Reese Witherspoon … Read more

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Jun 21, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Entertainer Charice Changes Name to Jake Zyrus

Entertainer Charice Changes Name to Jake Zyrus

posted by Randall

Charice Comes Out

The transformation for the former Charice is now complete.

He has changed his name to Jake Zyrus, reports CNN Philippines.

Jake erased all of Charice’s old social media posts and replaced it with his new name.

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May 3, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Julie Chen Leads Team of The Talk to Day Time Emmy Win

Julie Chen Leads Team of The Talk to Day Time Emmy Win

posted by Randall

Julie ChenThe hosts of the daytime show The Talk took home the Emmy for best daytime talk show hosts Sunday.

Lead by Julie Chen, the team of Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler, and Sheryl Underwood joined in the celebration.

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Feb 6, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Bruno Mars Confirms Performance at Super Bowl

Bruno Mars Confirms Performance at Super Bowl

posted by Susan Chang
Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars performs in Las Vegas in 2010

By Susan Chang
AsAmNews Intern

Bruno Mars will be performing at the Super Bowl 50 halftime show. He confirmed his appearance at this year’s show via Instagram.

Mars first performed at the Super Bowl halftime show with the Red Hot Chili Peppers in 2014.

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Feb 2, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Star Trek’s John Cho to Guest Star in Disney Animated Show on Lunar New Year

Star Trek’s John Cho to Guest Star in Disney Animated Show on Lunar New Year

posted by Susan Chang
John Cho on Disney Press Tour

John Cho on Disney Press Tour

Actor John Cho, who portrayed Sulu in Star Trek: Into Darkness, will be guest starring in the award-winning animated television series Captain Jake and the Never Land Pirates. Based on Disney’s Peter Pan franchise, this Disney Junior show follows a band of young pirates, who compete for … Read more

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Jan 19, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Entertainment Tonight: Captain Sulu Revealed to Have a Daughter in Star Trek Beyond

Entertainment Tonight: Captain Sulu Revealed to Have a Daughter in Star Trek Beyond

posted by Susan Chang
George Takei, John Cho and Garrett Wang at the Las Vegas Star Trek Convention 2011

George Takei, John Cho and Garrett Wang at the Las Vegas Star Trek Convention 2011

Korean American actor John Cho, who portrays character Hikaru Sulu in the rebooted Star Trek series, has revealed in a video exclusive with Entertainment Tonight that Sulu has a daughter in the upcoming film Star Trek Beyond, the third Read more

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Jan 11, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Broadway World: Lea Salonga to Appear in The CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Broadway World: Lea Salonga to Appear in The CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

posted by Susan Chang
Lea Salonga. Photo by Lia Chang

Lea Salonga. Photo by Lia Chang

 

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend has already made Filipino-American history. Now it’s adding one of the community’s top celebrities.

Tony-award winning Broadway star Lea Salonga will be guest-starring in the musical in its season finale, reports Broadway World. She will be playing the aunt of the show’s main character … Read more

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