Video Sneak Peek: CBS’s THE EQUALIZER Focuses on Asian American Hate; Perry Yung, Celia Au, Jo Yang, Henry Yuk and More Guest Star

Liza Lapira as Mel.
Photo: Michael Greenberg/CBS ©2022 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

In the “Chinatown” episode of The Equalizer, Robyn McCall (Queen Latifah) and Melody ‘Mel’ Bayani (Liza Lapira) along with a jaded ex-cop (Perry Yung) search for the killers of a beloved Chinatown baker (Jo Yang). The Asian American bakery owner was the victim of a hate crime masked to look like an accidental electrical fire.

GUEST CAST: Perry Yung (Ray Lai); Celia Au (Chloe San); Alex Breaux (Frank Mitchell); Spenser Granese (Trevor); Faron Salisbury (Eric); Jo Yang (Li Wong); Imani Lewis (Kisha Griffin); Henry Yuk (Eddie Cheung); Mike Massimino (Marshall); Brian Dole (Liam); Todd Antonio Biggerstaff (Employee).

This episode of The Equalizer is directed by Liz Friedlander and Christine Moore, and written by Zoe Robyn.

Celia Au as Chloe San in THE EQUALIZER
Pictured (L-R): Perry Yung as Ray Lai and Tory Kittles as Detective Marcus Dante.
Photo: Michael Greenberg/CBS ©2022 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Jo Yang as Li Wong in THE EQUALIZER
Pictured: Henry Yuk as Eddie Cheung. Photo: Michael Greenberg/CBS ©2022 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

New episodes of The Equalizer premiere on Sundays at 8 p.m. ET on CBS. Episodes can also be streamed live or on demand on Paramount+.

EW.com: The Equalizer tackles Asian American hate in way star Liza Lapira says ‘could be the model for other shows’

tv.line.com: The Equalizer‘s Liza Lapira Previews Anti-Asian Hate Episode: ‘I Was Able to Give Voice to Real People’

cbsnews.com: Actress Liza Lapira shares personal experiences as “The Equalizer” tackles anti-Asian violence

parade.com: Liza Lapira’s Real-Life Experiences Take Center Stage as The Equalizer Tackles Asian American Hate

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