Last week brought the Oscar nominations announcement, and the high-profile snubs of “Selma” director Ava DuVernay and actor David Oyelowo shined a bright light on the lack of diversity within the Academy, which, despite being led by its first African American female president Cheryl Boone Isaacs, is still 93 percent white and 76 percent male. Let’s […]
By Dino-Ray Ramos From Emmy award-winning directors to iconic actors to unconventional game show champions, 2014 was a good year for Asian Americans in entertainment. Each year, the APA community take strides in getting into the spotlight for great work. Over the years, we’ve seen trailblazers like Pat Morita and Margaret Cho kick down doors […]
By Dino-Ray Ramos After six weeks on air, ABC announced the cancellation of “Selfie,” the romantic comedy starring John Cho and Karen Gillan. In the show, Gillan plays Eliza, an Insta-monster who thrives on her social media fame. When an embarrassing video of her goes viral, her Facebook/Twitter/Snapchat reputation is compromised. She then decides she […]
This week, Glamour announced that “The Mindy Project” creator and star Mindy Kaling would be honored as one of their Women of the Year.
Perhaps the biggest news last week was that Archie Panjabi announced she’d be leaving “The Good Wife” at the end of this season. Panjabi won an Emmy in 2010 for her portrayal of fan favorite Kalinda Sharma, and audiences may also remember her from her work on “Bend It Like Beckham” and “A Mighty Heart.”
In this week’s “Dancing with the Stars,” Antonio Sabato Jr. entertained audiences with a Bollywood number, while Janel Parrish and Tommy Chong survive another week — but they weren’t the only ones dancing up a storm in TV land.
Happy Teller Tuesday mi gente! If you don’t know what that means, you’ve not been watching “Sons of Anarchy” on FX at 10pm.
Actor John Cho is the male lead in the new ABC sitcom “Selfie,” a modern take on the “Pygmalion”/”My Fair Lady” story. Cho plays Henry Higgins, a marketing guru who is convinced by a self-absorbed Eliza Dooley (played by Karen Gillan) to remake and rebrand her.
It’s been ten years since Paula Garces first played Maria in the comedy “Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle,” and the Colombian star hasn’t slowed down one bit.
The Emmy nominations were announced last week and as usual, the internet reacted accordingly. TV critics, bloggers, and the general denizens of pop culture took to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and every other social media outlet to let the world know what they thought of the newly announced nominees—but the biggest focus, as expected, was who […]