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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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
Several television series with Asian Americans in prominent roles either in front of the camera or behind the scenes are off the to a good start in the new fall season, according to information compiled by TV Series Finale.
ABC’sFresh Off the Boat is up nearly 20 percent after its first three episodes … Read more
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Asian American actors often find themselves stereotyped into the select few “Asian” roles that are offered in Hollywood. John Cho of American Pie fame, however, has set out to break through the stereotypes and make his mark in Hollywood.
Recently, Cho has … Read more
On average, Asian Americans watch less than 15 hours of TV per week, the least of any racial group, reports USA Today.. In contrast, African Americans watch the most TV, hovering around 44 hours.… Read more
By Kanika Lal
It was an evening to celebrate, and to contemplate.
The nation’s first Asian American theater organization – East West Players – held their 51st Anniversary Visionary Awards and Silent Auction at the Hilton Universal in Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 24.
The pioneers of Hollywood’s multicultural scene … Read more
Another Asian American family comedy is in the works, but this show shouldn’t be mistaken for Fresh Off the Boat or even Doctor Ken.
In the upcoming show The Hahns, a hardworking gearhead dad and a mom that used to sing in heavy metal bands are raising … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
From Josh Chan of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend to Henry on the shortlived Selfie, more Asian American actors are getting roles as leading men on American television.
But for every Josh Chan there’s Han Lee on Two Broke Girls or Raj … Read more
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 Ed Diokno
The Thanksgiving episode airing this Monday (Nov 16) on Crazy-Ex Girlfriend, a new musical-comedy on the CW Television Network will feature, for the first time (to my knowledge):