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Master of None Wins an Emmy for Outstanding Writing

posted by Randall
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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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Bad Ass Asians

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

posted by Randall

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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Fresh Off the Boat & Quantico Get Early Renewals

posted by Randall

QuanticoBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
ABC has renewed two series with Asian American leads for another season.

The 1st year series Quantico starring Priyanka Chopra as an FBI recruit suspected of terrorism will get a second season.

Fresh Off the Boat starring Randall Park and Constance Wu will come back for a third … Read more

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Variety: Master of None Renewed for Second Season

posted by Randall

Masters of None
 
The first of several television programs with Asian Americans in lead roles has been renewed for another season.
 
Netflix has announced it will bring back Master of None starring Aziz Ansari for a second season in 2017, reported Variety.
 
Ansari created the program about his life as a single Indian American … Read more

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Variety to Hollywood: Shame on Us

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Variety Shame on Us Headline

By Ed Diokno

Joseph Fiennes

Joseph Fiennes at Comic Con San Diego 2009

 

Just when it appears that Hollywood is going to make some serious movement towards diversity, along comes the announcement that Joseph Fiennes is going to play Michael Jackson in a movie.

 

Really? When I mentioned the need for creative casting in an … Read more

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