Indian-Americans and TV
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Posted Wednesday 1/09/19 at 1:57PM EST
Nayyar and Penn have been mistaken for each other in the past.
Posted Thursday 11/29/18 at 7:15PM EST
Disney Junior orders Mira, Royal Detective, a mystery animated series inspired by Indian cultures and customs
Teen actress Leela Ladnier, who's 15, will voice the title role, joining an all-star voice cast of Freida Pinto, Hannah...
Posted Friday 10/26/18 at 1:44PM EDT
In April, the Indian-American movie producer launched a spec script contest to solve The Simpsons' "Apu problem.
Posted Friday 10/05/18 at 3:56AM EDT
The NBC comedy revolves around an Indian-American mom named Emet, played By Sarayu Blue.
Posted Wednesday 7/18/18 at 1:42PM EDT
In a wide-ranging interview with The New York Times, Groening said of The Problem with Apu director, "my guess is...
Posted Thursday 7/12/18 at 5:29PM EDT
According to TV Guide's tally, 38 people of color were nominated in the top categories, form Lin-Manuel Miranda to Sandra...
Posted Saturday 5/12/18 at 12:41AM EDT
Katie Holmes' FBI drama, Cagney & Lacey and The Greatest American Hero are among the most surprising rejected pilots
"We just found out that network tv isn't ready for the first brown female superhero on tv," New Girl star...
Posted Tuesday 5/08/18 at 1:23PM EDT
The Problem with Apu's Hari Kondabolu thinks it's "too late" for Hank Azaria to step aside from The Simpsons' Apu role
Kondabolu says he doesn't think The Simpsons writers or Matt Groening saw his truTV documentary -- but he thinks Azaria...
Posted Friday 5/04/18 at 1:53PM EDT
The Quantico star said she personally experienced the ramifications of the controversial Indian-American character, telling The View: “A lot of...
Posted Wednesday 5/02/18 at 1:17PM EDT
Mike Reiss says he's puzzled by recent The Problem with Apu controversy because the writers were aware three or four...
Posted Monday 4/30/18 at 8:42PM EDT
The Problem with Apu's Hari Kondabolu: "Matt Groening finally responded & sounds like every other troll on the internet who didn’t see the documentary"
The Simpsons creator told USA Today last week when asked about the Apu controversy, "I think it’s a time in...
Posted Monday 4/30/18 at 2:02PM EDT
The Dredd and Lone Survivor producer has launched “Crowdsourcing the cure for The Simpsons," a free competition open to everyone,...
Posted Friday 4/27/18 at 1:37PM EDT
Matt Groening on The Simpsons' Apu controversy: "I think it’s a time in our culture where people love to pretend they’re offended"
Asked by USA Today if he had any thoughts about The Problem with Apu criticism, The Simpsons creator said: "Not...
Posted Thursday 4/26/18 at 1:08PM EDT
The Problem with Apu's Hari Kondabolu on The Simpsons: "Honestly, I wasn’t trying to troll, but if I was, I won"
The Indian-American comedian -- speaking the day before Hank Azaria said he was willing to "step down" from voicing Apu...
Posted Wednesday 4/25/18 at 4:58AM EDT
Asked by Stephen Colbert about the Apu controversy, Azaria said, “the idea that anyone young or old, past or present,...