Watch Fresh Off The Boat Season 2, Episode 13 “Phil’s Phaves”

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Watch Fresh Off The Boat Season 2, Episode 12 “Love and Loopholes”

Fresh Off The Boat Season 2, Episode 12 “Love and Loopholes” Honey and Marvin babysit the boys while Jessica and Louis enjoy a Valentine’s Day evening out; Emery walks in on his More »

Watch Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Season 1, Episode 11 “That Text Was Not Meant For Josh!”

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Season 1, Episode 11 “That Text Was Not Meant For Josh!” Rebecca accidentally sends a revealing text to Josh and takes drastic measures to ensure he never sees it. CW More »

Watch Fresh Off The Boat Season 2, Episode 11 “Year of the Rat”

Fresh Off The Boat Season 2, Episode 11 “Year of the Rat” The Huangs’ plan to celebrate Chinese New Year with family in Washington, D.C., but a problem with their plane tickets More »

Watch Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Season 1, Episode 10 “I’m Back at Camp With Josh!”

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Season 1, Episode 10 “I’m Back at Camp With Josh!” When Rebecca learns Josh is a volunteer at a camp for at-risk teens, she realizes it is the perfect opportunity More »

The Japanese Lover – by Isabel Allende

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Watch Into the Badlands, Season 1, Episode 6 “Hand of Five Poisons”

Into the Badlands, Season 1, Episode 6 “Hand of Five Poisons” In the Season 1 finale, Sunny and M.K. fight to escape Quinn’s grip once and for all. Meanwhile, the Baron’s enemies More »

Watch Fresh Off The Boat Season 2, Episode 10 “The Real Santa”

Fresh Off The Boat Season 2, Episode 10 “The Real Santa” Jessica and Louis convince Evan that Santa is a scientist with multiple post-graduate degrees who’s also a good friend of his More »

Watch The Wiz Live!

The Wiz Live! NBC embarks on its latest musical holiday tradition: a 3-hour LIVE event production of the groundbreaking Broadway show that brought Oz to life in a funky sing-along journey down More »

NOW Streaming on Netflix: Jane the Virgin, Season 1

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Watch Walking Dead Season 6, Episode 8 “Start to Finish”

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Watch Jane the Virgin Season 2, Episode 7 “Chapter Twenty-Nine”

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Watch Dr. Ken Season 1, Episode 8 “Thanksgiving Culture Clash”

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NOW Streaming on Netflix: Master of None

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Watch Quantico Season 1, Episode 6 “God”

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Available tomorrow: Meru

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Allegiance: An American Musical (review)

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Pixar's Up

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Kimmy's in a Love Triangle!

Watch Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Season 1 Episode 10 “Kimmy’s in a Love Triangle!”

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Watch Aziz Ansari Live at Madison Square Garden

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Web Series – In Ya Face Presents: Far East Movement

Here’s an inspiring little web series that takes us behind the scenes of the LA-based hip-hop quartet Far East Movement. The series gives viewers a sneak peek into the group’s grueling tour schedule and some of the hurdles they’ve overcome on their way to international acclaim. The fact that it reveals the human side of their music makes this series great viewing for old and new fans alike.

Some quotes from the first episode:

While we were touring we were realizing that our songs were sticking, but people weren’t believing we were a real group… You have to make the connection between yourself and the songs.

Enjoy the web series. And if you’re a real fan of Far East Movement, help support them by buying their music legally:

Joy Dunk Club – LIVE: Tonight at 7:30 PM (PST)/10:30PM (EST)

Tune in tonight for the latest episode of Asian CineVision‘s Joy Dunk Club. imageFrom their website:

The Joy Dunk Club is a new web-based roundtable talk show about our favorite Asian American NBA superstar–Jeremy Lin. Created and hosted by CineVue Contributor Terry Park of Hyphen Magazine, each show will feature smart, energetic, “deceptively quick” analysis from basketball/Lin enthusiasts such as Keith Chow of the Asian American comics anthologies Secret Identities and Shattered, Ren Hsieh of the APIA sports podcast Dat Winning, and Joyce Yin of Bulls-centric blog Hard Hat Lunchpail.

Don’t forget to tune in tonight 7:30 PM (PST)/10:30PM (EST)

Myx TV

Here’s a YouTube channel that embodies the kind of change we are working to facilitate. Myx TV is a peek into the future of entertainment because it produces the content that audiences actually want to see.

From their YouTube Channel:

Myx TV is the only music lifestyle channel embracing the entire Asian American community through music, culture and entertainment. Myx TV is a nationally-distributed television channel focusing on the influential Asian American youth community and a broader audience hungry for music fusion.

Myx TV combines mainstream hits, the biggest jams of Asia, and a healthy dose of independent and Asian American music. This fills a void in television and addresses the cultural reality that youth listens to more than just mainstream music.

Watch Now…

Watch this: YOMYOMF

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Watch YOMYOMF, not just because it is entertaining, but also because their casting isn’t restricted by the same old racist mainstream media conventions. The popularity of YOMYOMF and other YouTube stars is proof that the mainstream media’s casting standards are not only out of date, but also bad business decisions. On the YOMYOMF YouTube channel, you’ve got media personalities like KevJumba, Ryan Higa, JoKoy and even skater Willy Santos! VotePositive by clicking here: YouTube.com/YOMYOMF 

From their YouTube channel:

Launched in June 2012, the YOMYOMF Network is based on the pop culture blog, “You Offend Me, You Offend My Family” founded by Justin Lin, director of THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS franchise and BETTER LUCK TOMORROW. In addition to Lin, the network’s partners include Ryan Higa, YouTube star with second-most subscribed YouTube channel of all time; Kevin Wu, YouTube star with tenth-most subscribed channel of all time; and YouTube personality and musician, Chester See. Programming will include both scripted and reality series. The channel intends to bring together creative and interesting individuals to share their points-of-view.

Nigahiga – Ramen soup for your soul?

By now, everyone’s heard of the Japanese-American YouTube star wonder, Ryan Higa, aka, Nigahiga, as his YouTube channel is named. For those outside of the loop, Mr. Higa rose to Internet stardom on the strength of his original, creative, and oft-times completely ridiculous home-made comedic videos.

Since Mr. Higa and his friend Sean Fujiyoshi started posting YouTube videos of themselves lip-syncing to songs back in mid-2006 (still in his high school years), the comedic talent has expanded his repertoire of work to include comedic skits, rants, “movies in minutes”, and other pieces of slyly genius and/or just plain STUPID GENIUS gems that are a laugh-riot-a-minute.

Take for example Nigahiga’s all-originally scripted “Skitzo” series, where he records himself playing all the different characters in the skit…

….to his hilariously creative take on of the wildly popular Discovery Channel show “Man vs. Wild”….

….to his signature home-made spoof commercials….

….to, yes, his keenly educational public service announcements….

Now with over 5 MILLION subscribers and growing, Nigahiga can be counted amongst the YouTube generation’s biggest stars, and rightfully so. While mainstream American television and movies are STILL in the practice of whitewashing our entertainment, more and more viewers looking for a complete, racially diverse and authentic representation out there of real talent can easily turn to Ryan Higa and his cohorts for examples of how “even Asians” can get it done.

You name it, and Mr. Higa and his friends have turned it into a knee-slapping, eyebrow raising, gut-busting moment of laughter that leaves you with a huge “WTF!” coupled with that ever elusive “huh?” you know you need more of in your life. And if they haven’t done it yet, hang tight. They’ll get to it in a hot minute.

I salute you, Nigahiga! Keep up the amazing work, brother.

In closing, music video: