THE HUANGS STRIVE TO START THE NEW YEAR WITH A CLEAN SLATE,
ON A SPECIAL CHINESE NEW YEAR-THEMED EPISODE
OF ABC'S 'FRESH OFF THE BOAT'
Airing on a Special Day and Time on Wednesday, January 18, at 8:00 p.m. EST
"Clean Slate" - On the eve of Chinese New Year, Jessica pushes the entire family to settle all debts, disputes and grudges to ensure good fortune for the coming year. Unsure if she can contain her temper for the remainder of the day, Jessica enlists Emery to makes sure she keeps her cool. Meanwhile, Louis and Evan go on a wild goose chase to hunt down some hate mail, and Eddie is forced to entertain his super lame cousin, on a special Chinese New Year-themed episode of ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat," airing on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EST).
Inspired by a true story, "Fresh Off the Boat" stars Randall Park as Louis, Constance Wu as Jessica, Hudson Yang as Eddie, Forrest Wheeler as Emery, Ian Chen as Evan, Lucille Soong as Grandma Huang, Chelsey Crisp as Honey and Ray Wise as Marvin.
Guest starring are Stacey Scowley as Carol-Joan, Prophet Bolden as Walter, Trevor Larcom as Trent, Dash Williams as Brian, Evan Hannemann as Barefeoot Dave, Jonny Chang as Simon, David Goldman as Principal Hunter, Alex Quijano as Officer Bryson and Tommy Franklin as Reuben.
"Clean Slate" was written by David Smithyman and directed by Bill Purple.
"Fresh Off the Boat" was written by Nahnatchka Khan, who also serves as executive producer. Jake Kasdan and Melvin Mar are also executive producers. The series is produced by 20th Century Fox Television.
It is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with 5.1 channel surround sound and carries a TV-PG parental guideline.