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Asian Americans push for Smithsonian gallery of their own

May. 18, 2019 11:51 AM EDT

The Smithsonian's initiative on documenting Asians in America started humbly enough two decades ago, with a borrowed exhibit in a borrowed museum wing and a tiny staff. There was a National Museum of the American Indian attached to the Smithsonian, and progress was being made toward a museum on the National Mall...

New network TV shows compete with controversy for attention

May. 17, 2019 12:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When broadcasters staged their annual, extravagant showcases for next season's shows, they were after media-buyers' hearts and wallets and headlines about, say, wooing award-winner Edie Falco for a police series or Jimmy Smits of "L.A. Law" fame back to a new legal drama. Then unwelcome...

Tiffany Haddish, stability mark ABC's 2019-20 schedule

May. 14, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With the TV industry in flux, ABC entertainment chief Karey Burke said a goal for the network's 2019-20 schedule is something network audiences might welcome — familiarity. There are newcomers, notably Tiffany Haddish, and inevitable cancellations. But ABC said next season represents...

ABC: Constance Wu's 'Fresh Off the Boat' job safe after rant

May. 14, 2019 7:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC's entertainment president said "Fresh Off the Boat" star Constance Wu's job is safe despite her online rant. The "Crazy Rich Asians" star posted an expletive-filled complaint last week when the comedy's renewal was announced. No thought was given to recasting Wu's role as the sitcom's...

Constance Wu explains unhappy response to her sitcom renewal

May. 11, 2019 2:24 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Constance Wu said she was initially unhappy that "Fresh Off the Boat" was renewed for a sixth season because it meant she had to give up another project she was passionate about. In a lengthy statement posted on her Twitter page Saturday, the actress said she loves her ABC sitcom but she...

Constance Wu appears upset at 'Fresh Off The Boat' renewal

May. 10, 2019 9:10 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Constance Wu appeared to be unhappy her ABC sitcom "Fresh Off The Boat" was renewed Friday for a sixth season. Wu wrote, "No, it's not," in a since-deleted tweet responding to a fan who called the renewal "great news." In tweets moments before, Wu said she was "so upset right now...