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Fresh Off the Boat
Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020
Two long-running series — CBS drama "Criminal Minds" and ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat" — ended their runs last week with modest bumps in the ratings.
The investigators on "Criminal Minds" concluded their 15th and last season by chasing a psychopath who liked to cut off the faces of his...
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020
Even before "Fresh Off the Boat" hit the airwaves on ABC in February 2015, the show was facing pressure that other new shows weren't.
It was set to be the first network TV comedy with an all-Asian cast since Margaret Cho's "All-American Girl" premiered 20 years earlier. ABC canceled that...
Wednesday, May. 1, 2019
Major network television networks are hitting far more lows than highs in tapping into Asian-American talent, according to a study released Wednesday by the Asian Pacific American Media Coalition.
The advocacy group's annual report on ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX came on the first day of Asian...
Tuesday, Jul. 12, 2016
It's time for television to celebrate itself, again, with a shower of Emmy Award nominations. And why not?
Pop culture's ability to trace the intricacies of our social fabric shouldn't be undervalued, with TV in its various guises - broadcast, cable or streaming - proving more up to the...
Monday, May. 23, 2016
Television is mostly entertaining, sometimes enlightening and, occasionally, can make a difference.
The sitcom "Fresh Off the Boat" hits all the marks. Because of it, along with ABC siblings "black-ish" and "Dr. Ken" (and, at CW, "Jane the Virgin"), network TV's American family photo...
Saturday, Mar. 5, 2016
TV's "Fresh Off the Boat" creator Nahnatchka Khan was reveling in Oscar host Chris Rock's deft comedic assault on white-fixated Hollywood. Then three Asian-American kids were brought onstage for a gag mocking them as ethnic stereotypes.
"It's like going on a road trip with your fun friend...