Can Comedy Combat Ignorance?

Fresh Off the Boat

 

 

By: Cole Ashby, Assistant Account Executive

ABC debuted a 2015 lineup of 3 shows starring minority actors, including the comedy “Fresh of the Boat.” This comedy repurposes the immigrant experience in hopes of achieving a breakthrough to the American majority. Primetime TV has become an important medium for communicating the multicultural mindset to a broader audience that still suffers from the damning effects of cultural ignorance.

 

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