NEW YORK,NY-Asian-American actor Aziz Ansari is in the field of nominees of the 32nd Television Critics Association Awards. Ansari, who co-created and stars on Netflix’s “Master of None,” has been nominated in the individual achievement in comedy category. Since the commencement of the TCA Awards in 1985, no Asian-American actor has won the individual achievement in comedy award. This year is also the first year where...
more than one Asian actor was nominated in the category. Netflix’s “Master of None” is also nominated for outstanding new program. According to the organization, the Television Critics Association represents more than 220 journalists who write about television for print and online outlets in the United States and Canada. The 32nd Annual TCA Awards will take place on August 6 at the Beverly Hilton and will be hosted by “Jane the Virgin” actor Jaime Camil.