The network said Friday that the sitcom starring Randall Park and Constance Wu will wrap with an hour-long finale on February 21, making this a truncated last season. Any show that runs for six years has a lot to be proud of, especially in a world where there are so many shows that it can be tough for any of them individually to find all that much of a place.
"We couldn't be prouder of this game-changing show and the impact it has had on our cultural landscape", said Karey Burke, president of ABC Entertainment.
"(Creator) Nahnatchka Khan and her brilliant creative team have created an unforgettable series with an Asian-American family front and center, something that hadn't been done in two decades.
'The cast, led by Randall Park and Constance Wu, is one of the finest and funniest on television. Navigating via their new life although opening a restaurant and elevating sons Eddie, Emery, and Evan, Louis (Park) and Jessica (Wu) attempt to embrace the American dream while working with wrestle, and the rift amongst diverging cultures.
Constance has not yet commented on the series' cancellation, but her co-star Hudson David Yang has already bid it farewell. "Like (late rapper) B.I.G. said, 'And if you don't know, now you know'". I'm emotional. But they also know that that doesn't represent me because they have a hundred episodes of behavior that proves otherwise'.
Committed: Talking to the Los Angeles Times, she said: "I'm dramatic".
However, since the most recent announcement regarding the conclusion of the "Fresh Off the Boat" series, Twitter users have been roasting Wu for her previous outbursts, joking that the actress was finally free.
New characters set to be introduced in a November episode of the show would be the foundation of the new series, but nothing in guaranteed. The Huang family experience particularly resonated with millions of viewers, especially those who could relate to the trials and troubles of assimilating into predominantly white, suburban pockets in America. Though the show now has a cast, it has not shot a pilot. It's based off a memoir by the same name, written by Eddie Huang. Starring Constance Wu and Typically Be My It's doable star Randall Park, Contemporary Off the Boat premiered on ABC in 2015.