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Fresh Off The Boat 1x03 Promo "The Shunning"

When the cul-de-sac plans a block party to celebrate NASCAR, Louis urges the family to use the event to make new friends (and promote Cattleman’s Ranch Steakhouse). But Jessica has problems fitting in, especially after she befriends a beautiful trophy wife the roller blade moms don’t like. Meanwhile, Eddie schemes to win the respect of the neighborhood kids, Airs Tuesday Feb. 10 on ABC.

Fresh Off the Boat Exclusive Video: Check Out the Huangs' Sweet New Perms!

  Things are going to get hairy on Fresh Off the Boat. On Tuesday's all-new episode (8:30/7:30c, ABC), Louis and Jessica Huang ( Randall Park , Constance Wu ) want to keep up appearances of wealth and prosperity, which of course means getting stylish new perms. Nothing says success like making your hair ...   Read More... //www.tvguide.com/news/fresh-off-the-boat-exclusive-video-check-out-the-huangs-sweet-new-perms/?rss=breakingnews

Fresh Off the Boats Randall Park on Always Being Cast as the Lab Technician,' and Seeing a Family Like His on TV

  Its been a big couple of months for Randall Park. He played the worlds most famous dictator in last years most controversial film, The Interview . Tonight, he stars as the dad on ABCs newest comedy, Fresh Off the Boat (based on Eddie Huangs memoir by the same name), about an Asian-American family who moves into a predominantly white neighborhood in Orlando, Florida. Park spoke with Darby Maloney of Southern California Public Radio's arts and entertainment show The Frame, about The Interview , Asian-American stereotypes, and why theres so much pressure for Fresh Off the Boat to succeed. (Listen to part of Maloney and Parks interview here , and subscribe to The Frame at iTunes or Stitcher .)   Read More... //www.vulture.com/2015/02/fresh-off-the-boat-randall-park.html

'Fresh Off the Boat' mentor Eddie Huang's mother 'just wants the checks'

Eddie Huang knows the ins and outs of a culture clash.The chef and television food-show personality's Asian-American family lived one in the 1990s, when they relocated from Washington, D.C., to Orlando -- each member dealing with the transition differently, as Huang recounted in his 2013 memoir. The book becomes a same-named ABC sitcom when "Fresh Off the Boat" premieres with two episodes Wednesday (Feb. 4), then settles into its regular slot the following Tuesday.Hudson Yang plays the young Huang, whose brothers are portrayed by Ian Chen and Forrest Wheeler. Their American-dream-pursuing, steakhouse-running father and cook-at-home mother (Randall Park, Constance Wu) have differing views of making the move to a new locale ... but they won't hesitate to put up a united front, threatening to sue the school if one of their sons is expelled after being taunted by a new classmate.Yang auditioned on tape to play Huang, and the young actor tellsZap2it, "It's been a... //feedproxy.google.com/~r/Zap2it/~3/IQIw7AYg12k/fresh_off_the_boat_mentor_eddie_huang_mother-2015-02

Fresh Off the Boat Is One of TVs Most Promising New Comedies

  Chef and author Eddie Huang wrote in New York about his deep frustrations and conflicts with adapting his memoir Fresh Off the Boat for television. Those same frustrations are front and center in this weekend's New York Times Magazine , where a profile of Huang finds him comparing the show's executive producer to a pedophile . I'll grant that the TV show Fresh Off the Boat is not a faithful adaptation of Huang's book or experiences. But it is a successfully funny, sweet show, and one of the most polished and promising new comedies in a long-ass time.  Read More... //www.vulture.com/2015/02/tv-review-fresh-off-the-boat.html

Eddie Huang and Randall Park Defend 'Fresh Off the Boat' Amid Asian Stereotypes Criticism

Serving as the show's muse and narrator, Huang insists he chose the title because he wants to respect his roots and so 'refuse to allow dominant culture to limit the words'.   Read More... //www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00079704.html

ABC's 'Fresh Off the Boat' social media blunder draws fire

The social media marketers for ABC's new comedy "Fresh Off the Boat" made a huge misstep Thursday (Jan. 29) with a tweet that riled a number of people -- including Eddie Huang, on whose life the show is based.The image below was included with a tweet that read "The world is full of different hats. Watch the 2-episode premiere of #FreshOfftheBoat Wednesday!" The faceless avatars sport a turban, a cowboy hat, a sombrero, a bamboo hat and a kufi -- i.e., an extremely reductive way to represent several different races.Huang, whose memoir forms the basis for the show, and Jeff Yang, the father of Hudson Yang, who plays the young Eddie, were among many people pointing out the cluelessness behind the image on Twitter. The show's official account took the tweet down soon afterward.RELATED: 'Fresh Off the Boat's' Randall Park discusses 'The Interview'"Someone please reverse this," Huang wrote in one of several tweets about the... //feedproxy.google.com/~r/Zap2it/~3/H5oQRr69rVY/abcs_fresh_off_the_boat_social_media_blunder_draws_fire-2015-01

ABC's Fresh Off the Boat Books Scottie Pippen, Judah Friedlander for Guest Roles

Scottie Pippen and Judah Friedlander are migrating to Fresh Off the Boat. Former NBA star Pippen and 30 Rock alum Friedlander have been booked to guest-star on an episode of the ABC comedy. The series, set in 1995, revolves around 11-year-old, hip-hop-loving Eddie Huang (Hudson Yang) whose family has just moved from Washington, D.C.'s Chinatown to suburban Orlando, Florida, so that the family patriarch Louis ( Randall Park ) can follow his American dream of opening a Western-themed restaurant. Read More... //www.thewrap.com/abcs-fresh-off-the-boat-books-scottie-pippen-judah-friedlander-for-guest-roles/

'Fresh Off The Boat' to Premiere Tuesday, February 10 at 8PM on ABC; Preview on Wednesday February 4

ABC announced the premiere date today for new half hour comedy Fresh Off the Boat. Inspired by Eddie Huangs best-selling memoir by the same name, Fresh Off the Boat will be sampled twice in ABCs Wednesday night comedy block.   Read More... //feedproxy.google.com/~r/Tvbythenumbers/~3/7i9B_pkc9G4/

Take Me To The Pilots '14: ABC's 'Fresh Off the Boat'

In his 2014 Take Me To The Pilots series, HitFix's Daniel Fienberg gives first impressions on ABC's midseason comedy Fresh Off The Boat.   Read More... //www.hitfix.com/the-fien-print/take-me-to-the-pilots-14-abcs-fresh-off-the-boat