Critics are pointing out that a number of Asian American and Pacific Islander casts and creators have been overlooked in this year’s Emmy nominations.
“The older generations may see Asian American-led shows as niche or even foreign and not consider them for Emmy nominations,” she said.
AAPI representation over the yearsIn the past few years, television shows led by or featuring Asian Americans have included popular comedies like “Fresh off the Boat,” “The Mindy Project,” “Dr.
“When any award show is called out for their overwhelmingly white nominations, the conversations become very White-Black.
This binary leaves out Hispanics and Asian Americans,” she added.