“Dr. Ken” is the hit sitcom starring Ken Jeong that premiered last season. Loosely based on his prior life as a doctor, the show jumps back and forth between his work life and his family life. Suzy Nakamura plays his therapist wife, while Krista Marie Yu and Albert Tsai play his kids. According to Nakamura’s Backstage […]
The hit ABC sitcom starring Ken Jeong and loosely based on his career as a doctor before he became an entertainer finishes its season this Friday. Not only has the show been a showcase for Jeong to play a more grounded, family man character, but it’s given great opportunities for Asian American actors, from his […]
You may know Ken Jeong as Ben Chang from “Community” or Leslie Chow from “The Hangover.” If you’ve been a fan of Jeong’s longer than that, you may know him from his role in “Knocked Up” or his stand-up in “The Kims of Comedy.” But if you are one of the lucky ones who remembers […]
I personally don’t always think about watching a stand-up’s comedy special with my morning coffee but that’s what I did when I was preparing to talk with Margaret Cho and watched “Margaret Cho: Psycho” with my morning cup of joe. In fact, I told the comic/actress, who I’ve talked to many times over the years, how spit my […]
Before Ken Jeong got his big break in acting, he was a physician at Kaiser Permanente who did stand-up comedy on the side. This fall, his worlds collide, and he will executive produce and star in his own show, “Dr. Ken,” an ABC family sitcom where he plays a doctor juggling his professional and personal […]
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 July, amidst a bevy of anticipated new releases, Cinema Asian America also shines a spotlight on Korean American films and offers a showcase of recent films which capture the stories – and talents – of this community, from classic films starring Sandra Oh and Margaret Cho to award-winning, personal documentaries.
“Community” star Ken Jeong has landed a role in a new ABC comedy series, which could be a sign that Jeong isn’t confident his NBC series will be sticking around for a fifth season. Details …
After a prolonged and tumultuous absence, “Community” returns to your television tonight at 8/7c on NBC. You probably have a lot of questions for the study group since they last convened at their table for an epic 90-minute Season 3 finale, most important among them being: Just where, exactly, is Annie’s Boobs right now? Also, […]
A streak of self-loathing in Dan Harmon is likely what fuels “Community” to achieve the comedic heights it does, but while the show has been on hiatus, its creator has been under more self-induced stress than ever.