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

The X1 Asian American Film & TV  destination continues to heat up this August with an exclusive Crazy Rich Asians mini-destination! This month, customers can see Asian Americans in TV shows, movies, stand-ups, YouTube, Netflix and more.

Get to Know the “Crazy Rich Asians”

This summer’s most hyped blockbuster, “Crazy Rich Asians” will be in theaters August 15th (make sure to check local listings for special advance screenings). The rom-com will be Hollywood’s first all-Asian cast in 25 years! It’s a movie that sparks hope for diversity in Hollywood, which is why the destination will be promoting the film’s trailers and actors with trivia games, featured shows and movies, and a curated list of Asian American movies by Chris Pang.

Five Must-See TV Events

  1. Quantico” finale starring Priyanka Chopra on ABC (August 3)
  2. The 100” finale starring Christopher Larkin on The CW (August 7)
  3. Reverie” finale starring Jessica Lu on NBC (August 7)
  4. Insatiable” series premiere featuring Daniel Kang and Irene Choi on Netflix (August 10)
  5. Ballers” premiere starring Dwayne Johnson on HBO (August 12)

Two Curated Collections

  1. Coming Home

This collection of films is about individuals estranged from their families, homecomings, and familial resolutions. They reveal that no matter the circumstance, you can always go home.

      2. Asian Action

Kick-start August with action-packed Asian movies! This curated collection is refreshed every month, so keep checking back to see where all the action is.


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 Pacific American content. There’s more entertainment waiting for you!

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