Each of the two special episodes of Multicultural TV conference presents four film and television actors, the first including Desmond Chiam, Marvel’s Falcon and the Winter Soldier and Prime Video With Love; Max HuangWarner Bros. mortal combat; Sierra KatovHBO Max The sex life of college girls; and mike cabellonNBC Mr. Mayor.
“The actors share their thoughts on the current state of AAPI representation in entertainment, which they hope to see more of throughout Hollywood in the near future, and also discuss the impact that some of their own roles have had on their community,” says Ayala.
The second round table of the AAPI month, scheduled for the week of May 23will include Kian Talan, NCIS: Hawaii on CBS; Roman Zaragoza, Ghosts on CBS; Soji Arai, Pachinko on Apple TV+; and Saylor Bell Curda, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series on Disney+.
Multicultural TV covers a wide range of programming, reflecting the diverse cultures across the United States and the LGBTQ+ community, ranging from Spanish-language programming on Univision and Telemundo to Millennial and Gen Z-focused series on Hulu. , The CW and Freeform.
Juan Ayala is a brooklynwriter, podcast producer and host for MediaVillage.com, as well as a member of the Critics Choice Association. Since 2017, under its Multicultural TV column, it has covered shows aimed at diverse and multicultural audiences, as well as LGBTQ+ and Latina communities. Since 2021, he produces and animates Multicultural TV conference for MediaVillage, where he interviews young TV and media stars, focusing conversations on diversity, representation and inclusivity in entertainment.
For content created to explore diversity issues within the media and entertainment industry, visit www.AdvancingDiversity.org. For a direct link to the special Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Roundtable edition of Multicultural TV Talk, go to https://www.mediavillage.com/article/aapi-actors-roundtable-representation-in-hollywood-multicultural-tv-talk-podcast/.
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Multicultural television is part of a series of AdvancingDiversity.org programming offered on MediaVillage.com which also includes Advancing Diversity: Black Leaders Matter, #AskGenZ, LGBT+ advancement, The age of aging, The swimming pooland WomenAdvancing.org. Hosted by Juan Ayala, Multicultural TV covers a wide range of programming, reflecting the diverse cultures across the United States and the LGBTQ+ community, ranging from Spanish-language programming on Univision and Telemundo to Millennial and Gen Z series on Hulu, The CW, and more. Again. For more stories of Ayala, visit Multicultural television.