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Immigration on Television: Stories from America


November 19, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm


The Television Academy cordially invites members and a guest to a special event:

Immigration on Television: Stories from America

As an audience, our perspective on migrants and today's immigration crisis is being shaped not just by news reports, but by scripted television. This discussion will bring together content creators, actors and writers to share their unforgettable stories about portraying all sides of the immigrant experience in America, and seeing how their stories compare to real life.


  • Melinna Bobadilla, Actress, Orange is the New Black and Little America
  • Bruce Helford, Showrunner and Executive Producer, The Conners
  • Nico Santos, Actor, Superstore
  • Noelle Stewart, Entertainment Media Manager, Define American
  • Gina Yashere, Actress, Producer, Writer, BobAbishola


  • Jacob Soboroff, NBC News and MSNBC Correspondent

Couldn't make the event? No problem!
This event was recorded and you can watch it here.

This event will have a walk-up line. There is no guarantee that walk ups will be able to attend the event.

Only Television Academy Members with valid membership cards. Seating is subject to availability; first come, first served. Admittance is not guaranteed.


November 19, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm


Wolf Theatre
at Saban Media Center
Television Academy
5210 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91601
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Complimentary self parking in the structure adjacent to the Saban Media Center.

Cars arriving before 6:00pm will be charged $15. Click here for other parking options.

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This event is presented and hosted
by the Television Academy.

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