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Fil-Am actor stars in ‘aswang’ episode on ‘Grimm’

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’Actor Reggie Lee of Filipino descent plays Sergeant Wu in the NBC detective-fantasy series “Grimm”.  Lee provided a story for one of the show’s episodes entitled “Mother Dearest” about a scary character in Philippine folklore called the “Aswang”.  Screen grab from NBC

“This is a story that has been told over and over again within my family and my friends’ families in the Philippines,” Filipino-American actor Reggie Lee told the Philippine Daily Inquirer about the plot featuring “aswang” in the “Mommy Dearest” episode of NBC’s “Grimm,” which airs on Friday, March 7, at 9:00 p.m. in the United States.

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Par for controversial sitcom’s contentious course

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JONES. His religious beliefs run counter to his show’s “sexy” style.

The US television world was recently boggled by reports that Angus T. Jones, the teen star on “Two and a Half Men,” railed against the hit series that had made him popular, in effect biting the hand that fed and “made” him.

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‘Mad Men’ wins best drama Emmy for fourth year

The cast of "Mad Men" gather backstage at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011 in Los Angeles. Mad Men won best drama series. (AP Photo/Jae Hong)

LOS ANGELES – Cult ad agency drama “Mad Men” won the best drama Emmy for the fourth year Sunday, at the US television industry’s annual awards show. The brilliantly-stylized drama, which has spawned a host of lookalike shows, fought off notably the strongly-tipped “Boardwalk Empire” to take the best drama Emmy at the climax of [...]

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Kate Winslet wins best actress in mini-series Emmy

Kate Winslet accepts the award for outstanding lead actress in a mini-series or movie for “Mildred Pierce” at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES – British actress Kate Winslet won the best actress in a mini-series Emmy on Sunday, for her role in period drama “Mildred Pierce.” The Oscar-winning star plays a divorcee single mother who opens a restaurant to survive in the Great Depression in the drama, for which her English-born co-star Guy Pearce won best [...]

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Laughter, tears at US television’s Emmy awards

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"Modern Family" cast members pose backstage at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011 in Los Angeles. "Modern Family" won best comedy series. (AP Photo/Jae Hong)

LOS ANGELES – Comedy mockumentary “Modern Family” took an early string of gongs at the Emmy awards Sunday, as US television’s brightest stars came together for the Oscars of the small screen. The show, at which cult ad agency drama “Mad Men” was pitching for a fourth straight triumph, started on a lighter note with [...]

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