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FRESH OFF THE BOAT
Air Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-8:30 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#415) "A Man to Share the Night With"
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ABC'S 'FRESH OFF THE BOAT' AIRS BRAND-NEW, BACK-TO-BACK EPISODES WITH SPECIAL GUEST STARS NANCY KERRIGAN AND ANGELA KINSEY, TUESDAY, JANUARY 30

Eddie Ditches 'Late Night with David Letterman' and Louis, While an Olympic Conspiracy Theory Leads Jessica to a Run-In with Nancy Kerrigan (8:00-8:30 p.m. EST)

Jessica Pressures Evan to Get Student of the Month to One-Up a New Friend and Louis Tries to Step Out of Kenny Rogers' Shadow (8:30-9:00 p.m. EST)

"A Man to Share the Night With" - When Michelle Kwan comes in second place at the Olympics, Jessica tries to keep it from Emery and Evan, only to get caught up in an elaborate conspiracy theory that leads them seeking answers from Nancy Kerrigan. Meanwhile, Louis changes Eddie's bedtime to spend more quality time together watching Letterman, but feels slighted when Eddie spends his newfound free time elsewhere, on "Fresh Off the Boat," TUESDAY, JAN. 30 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.

Guest starring in this episode is Nancy Kerrigan as herself.

"A Man to Share the Night With" was written by David Smithyman and directed by Angela Tortu.

"We Need to Talk About Evan" - Jessica pushes Evan to win Student of the Month so that she can rub it in her new frenemy's face, Amy Chestnut (Angela Kinsey). When Evan becomes overwhelmed, he starts seeing the school counselor, much to Jessica's chagrin. Louis feels like he is in Kenny Rogers' shadow and needs a way to put his name back on the Cattleman's Ranch map. Eddie and Emery decide it's time they learn how to unhook a bra, on "Fresh Off the Boat," TUESDAY, JAN. 30 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.

Guest starring in this episode are Angela Kinsey as Amy Chestnut, Matt Oberg as Matthew Chestnut and Ray Ford as Mr. Tim.

"We Need to Talk About Evan" was written by Joshua Kirby and Jon Veles and directed by Anya Adams.

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.

"Fresh Off the Boat" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with 5.1 channel surround sound.

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FRESH OFF THE BOAT (ABC)
Returns Friday, October 5
BROADCAST HISTORY:
2/4/15 - ???
STATUS:
returning this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
fridays from 8:00 PM-8:30 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
5 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2018-19 season (the show's fifth) on 5/11/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2017) 1997 was a big year for Eddie Huang (Hudson Yang). He and his family vacationed in Taiwan, he had his first kiss, grieved the untimely death of his rap hero The Notorious B.I.G., graduated from middle school with his crew of misfits firmly intact and is ready to tackle the challenges of high school. Yet, just as the Huangs are finally settling into the suburban Orlando lifestyle, Louis (Randall Park) and Jessica (Constance Wu) make some big decisions that could change everything they know and love about the neighborhood they currently call home.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Chelsey Crisp as Honey
· Constance Wu as Jessica
· Forrest Wheeler as Emery
· Hudson Yang as Eddie
· Ian Chen as Evan
· Lucille Soong as Grandma Huang
· Randall Park as Louis
· Ray Wise as Marvin
CREW INFORMATION:
· Eddie Huang as BOOK/PROD
· Jake Kasdan as EP
· Lynn Shelton as DIR (Pilot)
· Melvin Mar as EP
· Nahnatchka Khan as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 20th Century Fox Television