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July 31, 2019

What to Watch on X1 Asian American Film & TV in August

Asian American Film & TV

What better way to avoid the summer heat than with a whole new month of TV premieres, movies, award shows and collections on Asian American Film & TV. Just say “Asian American” into your X1 Voice Remote, or take it on the go with the Xfinity Stream app.

Featured Collections

  1. Marvel’s New Shang-Chi – Simu Liu’s Picks: The star of Netflix’s “Kim’s Convenience” and the newest Marvel superhero, Simu Liu, put together a list of his favorite movies, including “Slumdog Millionaire,” “Moonlight,” “The Matrix” and “The Joy Luck Club.” Also check out Simu Liu’s exclusive Game Changer Spotlight blog here!
  2. Kids First: It’s almost the end of summer, so before heading back to school, check out these fun films for all ages from the Asian diaspora! Pick from classics like “Mulan” and “Lilo & Stitch,” or buy the newly released “Pokémon Detective Pikachu.”
  3. Asian American Classics: From “Flower Drum Song” to “Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle,” check out these seminal and groundbreaking films that shaped modern Asian American cinema.
  4. Asian Action: From kung fu to the latest cop thrillers, here is your one-stop destination for the best in action films from Asia. New additions to the collection include “Master Z: Ip Man Legacy,” “Blade of the Immortal” and “Rampant.”

August TV Guide: 5 Must-See Events

  1. Descendants 3” TV movie starring Booboo Stewart on Disney (August 2)
  2. The 100” season finale starring Christopher Larkin on The CW (August 6)
  3. Wu Assassins” series premiere starring Iko Uwais, Byron Mann, and Tzi Ma on Netflix (August 8)
  4. The Terror: Infamy” season premiere starring George Takei on AMC (August 11)
  5. MTV Video Music Awards” with new Best K-Pop category on MTV (August 26)

Come back each month when you want to know what to watch. Remember, if you’re unsure, just say “Asian American” into your X1 Voice Remote to discover more Asian American content. There’s more entertainment waiting for you!

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