Even though Constance Wu might not have been happy with the renewal news, the fans of the series have been delighted to know that the Huangs are coming back.
'Fresh off the Boat' has been renewed for a sixth season and though the news may not have pleased everyone, fans are pretty much excited to know what's in store for Eddie Huang and his family as season 5 ended with a happy note. The story of the series has been adapted from the real-life story of Eddie Huang's autobiography of the same name. The show became the first network sitcom about an Asian-American family to air in 20 years, since Margaret Cho's 'All-American Girl', which aired for one season in 1994. The ratings of all the five seasons averaged a 0.61 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 3.03 million viewers. That number is not really great news since it means the viewership went down by 40% and 21%, respectively. But, after the news of season 6 renewal made the fans happy and was met positively by the fans. Here is everything you need to know about season 6 of 'Fresh off the Boat'.
ABC renewed Fresh Off the Boat for Season 6 on May 10 and the fans will likely see the sixth show on the screen in October.
The plot of the show follows the story of the new neighbors who have their baby along the way. The main patriarch of the family is now a proud owner of a restaurant, Jessica Huang is also now a full-fledged US citizen completing her thriller novel and their three kids and their granny are also in a happy zone. So, it can be expected that the sixth season might run on a happy-high note.
The cast of 'Fresh off the Boat' consists of Constance Wu and Randall Park. The other cast members of the series include Hudson Yang, Forrest Wheeler, Ian Chen, Lucille Soong, Chesley Crisp, and Ray Wise.
The creator of the show is Eddie Huang and Fresh Off the Boat' caught the attention of TV networks upon release of the autobiography of the same name. ABC aired the first season where Huang served as the creator and a producer. In season one, Eddie Huang narrates the show but soon after he departed from the network, citing creative differences.
Fresh off the Boat airs on Tuesdays at 8:30|7:30c on ABC so when the show is back for its sixth season, it may air during the same time.
In season 5, Louis finally becomes a full-time restaurant owner, turning the once struggling steakhouse, Cattleman’s Ranch, into a successful family restaurant. Eddie also finds his independence and he focuses on getting his own car. Jessica becomes a full US citizen and releases her mystery/thriller novel. Evan is still the perfect child and grandma has much more independence with her motorized wheelchair and her new garage apartment. The neighbors Honey and Marvin are getting ready to start a family of their own with their baby on the way.
ABC renewed the show on May 10 and Constance Wu immediately reacted to the news with a lot of heat. The actress immediately took it to social media to vent how upset she was when the network did not cancel the show. The actress wrote; "so upset now that I’m literally crying." After one of the fans congratulated her, on the “great news”, she responded saying, No it’s not." She also wrote “dislike” under a post when she announced the news of the show's renewal for a sixth season. When fans congratulated her online, she responded saying, "No it’s not." But later on, she apologized for her behavior, saying that she was going through some tough times.