Fresh Off The Boat's cast are surprised by sitcom's longevity and success

Cast of Fresh Off The Boat starring Randall Park (top right), who expected the series to the cancelled after season 1.
Cast of Fresh Off The Boat starring Randall Park (top right), who expected the series to the cancelled after season 1.PHOTO: FRESHOFFTHEBOATABC/INSTAGRAM

LOS ANGELES - As Fresh Off The Boat airs its fifth season, its stars can scarcely believe their sitcom has lasted this long, much less launched a couple of movie-star careers along with a new conversation about Asian-American representation on screen.

Speaking at a question-and-answer session in Los Angeles last December (2018), actor Randall Park admits he expected the series - which airs on Sundays on Fox (Singtel TV Channel 330 and StarHub TV Channel 505) and is based on the memoir of Taiwanese-American chef Eddie Huang - to be cancelled after season 1 in 2015.

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