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During the 80s, there were few memorable Asian female characters in the mainstream media and certainly any Asian male characters on TV were always reduced to the geeky nerd with the thick accent who made a fool of himself. The protagonists from the movies I saw were the opposite of Asian. TV heroes were almost always tall and blond white boys.
For two decades, the Screen Actors Guild has been highlighting its members' best performances. The annual gala isn't as white as the 2015 Oscar nominees, but it's pretty close. Some say the lack of meaningful roles or developed character arcs -- especially for Asians, Latinos and African Americans -- contributed to their perpetual absence in the winners' circle. Others point to audiences' intolerance for non-white central characters. At the 2015 SAG awards, Viola Davis became the third actor of colour to ever take home the award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a TV Drama.
It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to Dr. Cristina Yang, forever "our person." Sandra Oh announced Tuesday that she's leaving 'Grey's Anatomy' at the end of next season. Creator Shonda Rhimes...
Actor Sandra Oh is leaving the ABC medical drama Grey’s Anatomy after completing the show’s upcoming season. Oh has played Dr. Cristina Yang on Grey’s Anatomy for nine seasons, since the show’s debut...
The show was less about Canada and the triumphs of Canadian citizens -- it was a show celebrating Howie Mandel, his shameless name-dropping, self-promotion and awkward antics.
Canada's Walk of Fame added some new stars last night at Toronto's Elgin Theatre. They join the ranks of 131 other famous canucks already given one of the maple leaf-styled star plaques in Toronto's e...