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Find out what stars like Brian Tee, Suzy Nakamura and Hayden Szeto have planned for the holidays!…

Generation Now is LA18’s exclusive web show that aims to be the voice for Asian Americans. Whether it is putting a spotlight on philanthropy, social issues or just pure entertainment, Generation Now provides a unique platform where viewers can be educated, informed and entertained.

Generation Now

  • Reflects the changing face of Asian Americans
  • Targets millennials and 2nd & 3rd generation+ Asian Americans
  • Highlights the movers and shakers of the Asian community: innovative philanthropists, community leaders and entertainers
  • Strives to be the conversation starter when it comes to social issues that call for action and community support

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Cindy J. Lee is the creator and host of Generation Now, a show she claims is “absolutely imperative” for the growing 2nd and 3rd generation+ Asian community.

As a 2nd Generation Korean-American herself, she was born in Los Angeles but moved to South Korea at a young age. After moving back to Los Angeles in high school and earning her B.A. in broadcast journalism at the prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism at University of Maryland, she has resided in San Francisco, Washington D.C. and London, ultimately returning to her hometown. Along the way, she realized the importance of cherishing one’s cultural identity – no matter where you are – even if you don’t speak the language.

Generation Now will provide content that unites, empowers and gives a voice to the Asian community,” she said. “Through Generation Now, we will deliver fun, unique and socially relevant content that anyone can relate to. You don’t have to speak an Asian language to enjoy all the amazing things Asian culture has to offer!”

Like most busy-minded millennials, Cindy J. is a master of multitasking. In addition to working on the show, she is in charge of liaising with more than a dozen non-profit organizations, community leaders and public officials on behalf of LA18. She also doubles as the station’s PR manager, mainly focusing on strengthening the company’s brand and facilitating external and internal relations. Prior to this, she worked as the station’s entertainment producer, covering major Hollywood events including the Oscars, Grammy and SAG Awards.

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Kat Iniba is a television producer, journalist, editor and writer. She recently celebrated her 8th anniversary of hosting and producing her show, Halo Halo with Kat Iniba – an entertainment and lifestyle television program dedicated to the Asian and Asian Pacific American community; which aired on LA18 (KSCI-TV) and on KIKU-TV, in Hawaii.

Kat first pursued her passion for storytelling in high school as a writer and reporter for her school’s weekly newscast “Lobo News”. Following high school, she attended the University of Hawaii as a theater major and eventually received her Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University Fullerton in Communications – TV/Film.

During her broadcasting career, Kat served as a freelancer for several entertainment webseries. In addition, she has covered numerous red carpet events including the Screen Actors Guild Awards, American Music Awards, Teen Choice, as well as backstage at the Academy Awards. Several notable interviews include, The Black Eyed Peas, Tony Award winner Lea Salonga, Lee Min-Ho, George Takei and Academy Award Winner Jared Leto.

Kat is a classically trained pianist with over 15 years of experience and enjoys playing and performing during her free time.

LA18 welcomes back Kat and the invaluable experience and expertise that she brings as a correspondent of Generation Now.

For more information, you can head to her website at www.katiniba.com.

4 days ago
SBS Gayo Daejeon - LA18 TV

#LA18 is excited to air #SBS Gayo Daejeon, a major annual end-of-the-year music festival program packed with special performances and collaborations by the most in-demand musical artists in #KPop.

Groups prepared extra special stages just for this television event, adapting their usual performance to include other star attendees, and paying homage to influential leaders in the industry: #GirlsGeneration, #LeeHyori, and #SES.

Performing artists includes: #BIGBANG, #EXO, #CL (#2NE1), #BewhY, #SISTAR, #HyunA, #Apink, #EXID, #INFINITE, #UhmJunghwa (comeback!) and more.

SBS Gayo Daejeon will air on main channel 18.1, January 23rd (Monday) at 9:00 PM for Los Angeles viewers free and over-the-air.

#SBSAwardsFestival (#SAF)
www.la18.tv

Monday, January 23 | 9:00 PM

5 days ago
Emporium Thai - Dine LA Sneak Preview Part 2 of 2 - LA18 TV

Are you a fan of #ThaiFood? Who isn't! Check out the latest post by #LA18_GenerationNow. Hosts Kat Iniba and Cindy J. Lee head to Emporium Thai Cuisine in Westwood to check out their dineLA dinner menu, which includes #CryingTigerBeef #SpicyMussel #MorningGlorySalad and more!
#EmporiumThai #DineLA #Yum
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Generation Now’s Cindy J. Lee and Kat Iniba head to Emporium Thai in Westwood to check out the Dine LA menu! This time, they try the dinner menu, which includes spicy mussel soup and grilled Wagyu crying tiger beef! About Emporium Thai (courtesy: EThaiCuisine.com): Emporium Thai Cuisine has been vot...

5 days ago
Emporium Thai - Dine LA Sneak Preview Part 1 of 2 - LA18 TV

Join #LA18_GenerationNow hosts Kat Iniba and Cindy J. Lee as they visit Emporium Thai Cuisine in Westwood to check out their dineLA lunch menu!
#EmporiumThai #DineLA #Yum
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Generation Now’s Cindy J. Lee and Kat Iniba head to Emporium Thai in Westwood to check out the Dine LA menu! In this clip, the two join owner John Sungkamee to try the lunch menu, which includes Thai chicken dumplings, Southern Thai curry, Pad Prik King and more! About Emporium Thai (courtesy: EThai...

1 week ago
San Gabriel Lunar New Year Festival 2017

#LA18 joins forces with the City of San Gabriel in presenting this highly anticipated event commemorating #LunarNewYear2017, the #YearoftheRooster.

The San Gabriel Lunar New Year Festival is unique in that it combines the traditional with the modern and promises to be a magnificent experience within the heart of the largest Chinese community in Los Angeles. The Festival features live performances, food booths, craft beer garden, chalk art contest, kid’s zone and more for the whole family to enjoy.

Location: Mission District | 320 S Mission Dr , San Gabriel, CA 91776
Date: Saturday, January 28, 2017 | 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM | Free Admission

For more info, visit la18.tv/sglny2017!

1 week ago
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January 2017's LA18 program line-up is especially top notch... only the most internationally popular dramas and varieties!

Chinese: #DescendantsOfTheSun #太陽的後裔, #NobleAspirations #青雲志

Korean: #LegendoftheBlueSea #푸른바다의전설, #RomanticDoctorTeacherKim #낭만닥터김사부, NEW variety #EnewsExclusive #본격연예한밤

Filipino: #SaNgalanNgIna starring superstar #NoraAunor

http://la18.tv/tv-schedule

2 weeks ago
Osric Chau Interview - "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" - LA18 TV

#LA18_GenerationNow's Cindy J. Lee interviews actor Osric Chau for his latest role in the BBC America series Dirk Gently/ Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency starring Samuel Barnett and Elijah Wood. Chau plays #Vogle, who is part of the #Rowdy3 in the series. Watch now on Netflix!
#DirkGently #OsricChau #BingeWatch Netflix">#Netflix
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Generation Now’s Cindy J. Lee interviews actor Osric Chau for his latest role in the BBC America series Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency starring Samuel Barnett and Elijah Wood. Chau plays Vogle, who is part of the “Rowdy 3” in the series. About Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency (Source...

1 month ago
LA 18 Christmas Party 2016

LA 18 celebrated the holidays with its annual Christmas party on Dec. 20, 2016! Employees enjoyed music, Secret Santa exchanges, raffles and great food by Emporium Thai Cuisine!

1 month ago
BTS: Eric G Sings "This Christmas" - LA18 TV

#LA18_GenerationNow #BTS (Behind The Scenes)! New York based singer-songwriter, composer and producer Eric.G sings “This Christmas” as hosts Kat Iniba & Cindy J. Lee dance and attempt to provide backup vocals in this hilarious raw footage – all shot on a cell phone in the LA 18 studio green room!
#EricG #ThisChristmas #GenerationNowBTS
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Generation Now BTS (Behind The Scenes)! New York based singer-songwriter, composer and producer Eric G sings “This Christmas” as hosts Kat Iniba & Cindy J. Lee dance and attempt to provide backup vocals in this hilarious raw footage – all shot on a cell phone in the LA 18 studio green room! For more...

1 month ago
Haikus on Hotties - Interview - LA18 TV

Check out #LA18_GenerationNow's latest interview! Host Kat Iniba talks to the models & people behind the sizzling hot Haikus on Hotties calendar!
It's Asian Men #HaikusOnHotties #KatIniba #SexyAsianMen
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The 2017 Haikus on Hotties calendar is available now and features Asian American men and their Haikus. Hotties in this year’s calendar include Joseph Vincent, Gerrard Lobo, Justin Kim, Yoshi and Peter Sudarso and Kenta Seki. Creator and Founder Ada Tseng joins Generation Now’s Kat Iniba to talk abou...

1 month ago
Unforgettable Gala - Brian Tee, George Takei, Wong Fu Productions - LA18 TV

#GenerationNow’s Cindy J. Lee talks to actors Brian Tee, George Takei and digital influencers Wong Fu Productions about making an impact in the Asian entertainment industry.

#GeorgeTakei #WongFuProductions #BrianTee
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BMW presents the 15th Annual Unforgettable Gala, which was held on Dec. 10, 2016 at the Beverly Hilton. Actor Brian Tee was honored with the very first BMW Ultimate Drive Award. Other awardees included George Takei (Icon Award), Philip Wang and Wesley Chan of Wong Fu Productions (Digital Influencer…

1 month ago
Eric G Interview & Performance - LA18 TV

#GenerationNow’s Kat Iniba sits down with New York based singer-songwriter, composer and producer Eric G. as he dishes on his latest album, “Black and White.” He will be performing for the first time in California on Sunday, December 11th in Carson.

#Music #Performance #ericg
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1 month ago
Legend of the Blue Sea 푸른 바다의 전설 - Korean Drama Preview

Highly anticipated new #kdrama #LegendoftheBlueSea starring #JunJihyun & #LeeMinho premieres tonight at 9PM with English subtitles on #LA18!

Based on the story of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid and a classic Korean folktale, this love story between a man and a mermaid is told through different timelines that spans centuries.

In the Joseon era, the last mermaid on earth is caught by a fisherman and saved, then released back into the ocean. In modern times, the same mermaid struggles to adapt to human life in Seoul with the help of a genius conman.

http://la18.tv/ko
https://goo.gl/9898qZ (Drama info, video, pictures)

1 month ago
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*New Mon-Tue Korean drama alert!*
This new SBS drama #RomanticDoctorTeacherKim is a heart-warming story about Boo Yong-joo (#HanSukGyu), a genius and triple-board certified surgeon, who teaches Kang Dong-joo (#YooYeonSuk) and Yoon Seo-jeong (#SeoHyunJin) to become great doctors, never bending to authority and money. First episode airs tonight at 9:00 PM with ENGLISH SUBTITLES on channel 18. Tune in!
www.la18.tv/ko

오늘 18.1에서 새로 시작하는 SBS 월화드라마!
바로 낭만닥터 김사부인데요.

이 시대에 죽어가는 소중한 가치들,
촌스럽고 고리타분하다고 치부되어져가는,
그러나 실은 여전히 우리 모두 아련히 그리워하는 사람다운,
사람스러운 것들에 대한 향수들..

이런 가치와 아름다움을 의학드라마로 그려낸
#낭만닥터김사부 첫회가 오늘밤 9시에 방송됩니다.

#한석규 #유연석 #서현진 주연
많은 시청 바랍니다!

*New Mon-Tue Korean drama alert!* This new SBS drama #RomanticDoctorTeacherKim is a heart-warming story about Boo Yong-joo (#HanSukGyu), a genius and triple-board certified surgeon, who teaches Kang Dong-joo(#YooYeonSuk) and Yoon Seo-jeong (#SeoHyunJin) to become great doctors, never bending to authority and money. First episode airs tonight at 9pm on 18.1. Tune in!

www.la18.tv/ko

2 months ago
LA18 Filipino TV

New weekday Filipino drama #KanoLuvsPinay begins Nov 22 at 3:00 PM!

The latest drama to air on LA18 is #KanoLuvsPinay - a romantic comedy that explores family and culture through a relationship between a Pinay single parent & her American fiancé.

Their story begins with love and hopeful possibilities on an online dating site www.kanoluvspinay.com, but quickly becomes complicated as differences in language, upbringing, and strong opinions from friends and family become obstacles in their happily-ever-after.

Starring popular comedienne/TV personality #TuesdayVargas & American actor #LeeOBrien in the lead roles with veteran actors #BoboyGarovillo & #CesQuesada, model/actress #WilmaDoesnt, as well as theater actress #KikiBaento.

#LA18 is the only place viewers can watch this #TV5 drama in the U.S. FREE over-the-air for the first time.

Air Time: Mon-Fri 3:00 PM | November 22, 2016 to January 2, 2017

Click here for more information!
http://la18.tv/fl/weekday-filipino-drama/kano-luvs-pinay

2 months ago
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Find out what's airing this month on LA18...
Addictive dramas, entertaining variety, and the top local news for the Chinese & Korean community!
http://la18.tv/tv-schedule/

2 months ago
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It's #ElectionDay2016! Have you voted yet?
Polling stations in LA County are open today from 7 AM to 8 PM. Visit www.lavote.net to find where you are supposed to go to cast your vote.

And tonight, be sure to tune in to LA18 for LIVE election coverage, starting at 6 PM.

Visit http://la18.tv/lavotes2016 for more info.

2 months ago
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There are many propositions to consider on this year's ballot - are you informed?

LA18's Evening News (Mandarin local news) provides helpful details for our local Chinese community. See full 2016 CA Propositions Coverage here: https://goo.gl/QO6DJe

More importantly, learn how to VOTE by mail and other voting options by completing a simple online form by midnight on November 1, 2016: http://la18.tv/lavotes2016 & www.lavote.net.

3 months ago

Have you checked out LA18's exclusive GENERATION NOW? It aims to be the voice for #AsianAmericans, whether it's putting a spotlight on philanthropy, social issues or just pure entertainment.

Interviews for the past month include actor #TimJo for Fox's #Pitch, actor #LeonardWu for Netflix's #MarcoPolo, #kpop updates, and more!

Visit http://la18.tv/generationnow for more.

3 months ago
Generation Now October 2016

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3 months ago

Are you registered to vote? Don't miss the registration deadline [OCT 24th]!

Get the need-to-know details at the link below & tune in to LA18's local Korean and Mandarin news for the latest elections coverage.

http://la18.tv/lavotes2016
#registertovote #MakeYourMark #LAvotes

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