"Fresh Off the Boat" will finally leave next year.
The show – the first television comedy in two decades dealing with an Asian-American family – ends after its sixth season. The series was first aired in 2015 on ABC.
The sitcom is about a family of Taiwanese immigrants who move to Orlando, Florida, in the 1990s to open a restaurant and raise their three sons. It is loosely based on Eddie Huang's memoir of the same title.
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According to Vulture, ABC has issued a press release on Friday, acknowledging the message and stating that the finale will air on February 21
According to the point of sale, the network told the cast and crew that no new episodes would be ordered for the series and that the 14th and 15th episodes of season 6 would serve as a series finale.  Due to an erosion of ratings, ABC postponed the show from Tuesday night into a "resurgent TGIF block on Friday," though that did not improve performance, Vulture said.
In a statement by People magazine, Karey Burke, ABC Entertainment President said, "We could not be more proud of this groundbreaking show and the impact it had on our cultural landscape. The Success of & # 39; Fresh Off the Boat & # 39; has paved the way for inclusion in the entire industry.
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Earlier this year, Star Constance Wu was in hot water after being negative about the renewal of the show's sixth season
At that time, Wu tweeted that she would be "literally crying" in the new season, but later she clarified in a tweet that she was not upset because of the renewal herself, but because she had to give up a project that she took to be "passionate."
"I love FOTB," Wu – who portrayed Jessica Huang – wrote: "I was temporarily upset yesterday, not, [because] I hate the show, but [because] its renewal meant that I had to give up another project that really inspired me. My dismayed answers in the social media were more about this other project than the FOTB. "
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"I've completely explored my character and I know her like the back of my hand, so it's fun to play Jessica, and it's easy and enjoyable I can work with a friendly and pleasant cast / crew, "she added. "What makes it all very enjoyable – so I obviously do not like doing a show that's fun and easy and enjoyable."
Fresh from the boat will be broadcast Friday at 20:30 clock. ET via ABC.
Jessica Napoli and The Associated Press of Fox News have contributed to this report.