Alan Yang Gave The Sweetest Speech About Asians On TV At The Emmys
|09/19/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
The sight of Alan Yang and Aziz Ansari jumping from their seats at the Emmy Awards was charming enough. But Yang topped himself on Sunday night with a swoon-worthy speech about the value of seeing characters who look like him on television.
Yang and Ansari won Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series for the “Master of None” episode “Parents.” Ansari stood by his co-creator looking thrilled, especially as Yang, who has also worked on “South Park” and “Parks and Recreation,” discussed the dearth of Asian characters onscreen.
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