Recent Off The Boat, the primary US TV comedy in 20 years to deal with an Asian American household, is coming to an finish after six seasons.
ABC community stated Friday that the sitcom starring Randall Park and Constance Wu will wrap with an hour-long finale on Feb 21, making this a truncated final season.
The present a couple of couple and their three kids in 1990s Florida is predicated on chef Eddie Huang’s memoir of the identical identify.
In a press release, ABC Leisure president Karey Burke lauded the present as “game-changing” with its deal with an Asian American household.
Whereas the TV business has steadily embraced variety, it has been gradual to incorporate characters of Asian descent within the combine. Comic Margaret Cho’s All-American Lady led to 1995 after one season.
A attainable spinoff with characters to be launched on Recent Off The Boat is being thought-about. It will deal with an Indian household whose daughter is considered one of Eddie’s (Hudson Yang) classmates.
Wu, who starred in Loopy Wealthy Asians, apologised earlier this yr for a Twitter outburst lamenting the present’s renewal this season.
She stated it was an emotional response to having to go on a ardour venture as a result of it conflicted with Recent Off The Boat. – AP
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