Update! September 20, 2016
Keep watching! "Fresh Off the Boat" has been renewed for a third season to premiere October 11, 2016.
Here's a 'rewind' back to our article on February 4, 2015 on why we should watch the show. First, it's entertaining! Secondly, read below writer Hanh Nguyen's 8 reasons:
February 4, 2015
Update! Ok! Now that "Fresh Off the Boat" has officially made its debut tonight, here are 8 reasons from TV Guide Executive Editor Hanh Nguyen why we need this network sitcom to succeed.
Nguyen writes, "Fresh Off the Boat is an imperfect comedy, but that doesn't stop me for fiercely, passionately wanting it to succeed." On Nguyen's list: "It's time Asians stopped being "The Other" Please read her full article at TVGuide.com here.
“Fresh Off the Boat” is the first network sitcom about an Asian-American family in 20 years. The last was Margaret Cho’s short-lived “All-American Girl” in 1994 and 1995. Randall Park (The Interview) plays the father of a Taiwanese immigrant family. The cast includes children Hudson Yang, Ian Chen, and Forrest Wheeler, and the mother is played by Constance Wu.