Fresh Off The Boat


Television: Still Whiter Than a Polar Bear in a Snowstorm [BC TV MELTDOWN-OPINION]

The number one problem with television today is a lack of diversity. What?!?! But what about hit shows like Black-ish, Atlanta, Fresh Off the Boat, Scandal, Empire, Superstore, The Good Place? First, most of those are critical successes, but not necessarily ratings successes. Indeed, the top rated scripted and reality shows are still over-whelmingly white, […]

ABC Developing Indian-American ‘Hero,’ ‘Jetsons’ with Live Effects

Continuing the growing wave of nostalgia-equals-money reboots/revivals that we’ve seen over the past few years, ABC is developing two series that are both unique takes on known names: The Greatest American Hero and The Jetsons. Speaking with reporters about the network’s upcoming “pilot season” at this week’s Television Critics Association (TCA’s) press event, Channing Dungey, President […]

The Weekly Static Interviews: Patrick Fischler of Happy! and Twin Peaks

While I was getting myself acquainted with Patrick Fischler‘s filmography, one thing came to mind pretty quickly: he’s clearly an actor who refuses to be typecast, with a versatility to his craft that’s made that possible. Fischler is definitely not a stranger to genre films and television, with 2017 being a particularly strong year for […]

Ian Chen

Shazam! Adds ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Actor Ian Chen to Growing Cast

Warner Bros.’s upcoming DC Superhero film Shazam! is picking up speed as the David F. Sandberg-helmed project adds Ian Chen from ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat. Chen joins a growing cast that already includes Zachary Levi as Captain Marvel/Shazam, Asher Angel as his young alter ego Billy Batson, Jack Dylan Grazer as Freddy Freeman, and […]

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Renewed For A Fourth Season

While ABC traditionally announces its series renewals in May, the network offered early announcements on a slew of programs today, including Marvel‘s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. The series returns from its season three winter break on Tuesday, but an early description of season four provided to Deadline refers to the upcoming season as “game-changing.” The current […]

Director Phil Coulson And Someone Very Green

ABC has released a new ad for their Tuesday night line-up which starts with the new take on the Muppets, followed by the comedy Fresh Off The Boat and then Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. The ad features Kermit the Frog, Randall Park as Louis Huang and Clark Gregg as Phil Coulson. The commercial talks about […]