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Alan Yang        

Co-Creator of "Master of None" & Writer on "Parks and Recreation"

Alan Yang is a screenwriter, producer, and actor. He is known for his work on Parks and Recreation, Date and Switch and Master of None. He joined the writing staff for Parks and Recreation in 2008, and while waiting for writing and production to begin he wrote a screenplay titled Gay Dude that was later released in 2014 with the title Date and Switch.

While working on Parks and Recreation, he met actor and comedian Aziz Ansari. The two co-created the Netflix show Master of None which premiered in 2015. The show earned four Emmy nominations and Yang and Ansari won the Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series. They also won a Peabody Award in 2016. That year Yang also started writing for NBC's The Good Place. In 2018, he co-created the Amazon Video series Forever

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Ansari And Yang Explore The First-Generation Experience In 'Master

Parks and Recreation colleagues Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang bonded over their experiences as Asian-Americans living very different lives from their parents.

'Master of None' Creators Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang on Tu | Indiewire

"I always liked living in that moment and that tone, where things felt more real and didn't always have a tidy ending. [...] Those moments, I relate to that."

“Master of None” co-creator Alan Yang on writing himself into ...

Alan Yang is the other co-creator of “Master Of None,” Netflix's latest original series starring Aziz Ansari and Noël Wells, which has met rave reviews from critics ...

"Master of None" Co-Creator and "Parks and Rec" Writer Alan Yang on Breaking a Story

One term you'll hear a lot in the world of TV writing is "breaking the story." Master Of None's Alan Yang breaks down how it's done...

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