Fresh Off The Boat makes the most of Taiwan, but falls victim to American sitcom tropes

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Even though the season-two finale of Fresh Off The Boat made it almost certain that the Huangs would be traveling to their native Taiwan, the journey still feels like a big deal. For one, the season-three premiere marks the first time that any American network television show—sitcom or otherwise—has been filmed in the…

Read This: Hollywood insiders share their stories of the industry’s racism, sexism

There are numerous ways to talk about Hollywood’s embarrassing lack of diversity. One could, for instance, bombard readers with discouraging statistics about how few characters in film and television are anything other than white, straight, and male. There is certainly enough data for such a report. Writer Melena…

Ken Jeong and Randall Park will just take turns guesting on each other’s shows now

Just a few days ago, ABC announced that Fresh Off The Boat star Randall Park would make a guest appearance on Ken Jeong’s Dr. Ken, playing the “seemingly straight-laced leader” of a Korean men’s club who turns out to be a “wiiiiiiild” guy. Now, Deadline says that Jeong is going to repay Park by guest-starring on Fresh

“You can’t watch everything”: A pragmatic guide to peak TV, part 2

Yesterday, The A.V. Club buried itself in the first avalanche of fall programming tumbling forth from peak TV; today, we consider the second half of the week, along with the fantastical creatures, resurgent sci-fi stars, resilient comics, and (of course) superheroes whose streaming series refuse to bend to the tyranny…