ABC’s ‘Black-ish,’ ‘Cristela, ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ a win for racial diversity in television comedy?

ABC programming chief Paul Lee gave people a taste of the network’s diverse slate of comedies for the 2014-15 season at its upfront presentation to advertisers. It showed off comedies starring black actors, hispanic females and a chubby Thai kid that saves ABC from any accusations of lacking racial diversity. Cristela is the much talked-about ABC project from comedian Cristela Alonzo. The show brings Alonzo’s humor about Hispanic family life

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ABC’s ‘The Middle’ renewed, ‘Suburgatory,’ ‘Super Fun Night’ cancelled and Kevin Hart pilot quiet

ABC has cancelled some comedies to make way for a new slate of laughers. Freshman series Trophy Wife starring Marcia Gay Harden and Malin Akerman was cancelled late last night. Mixology will officially not get a second season order and will end after its season finale, which frees up cast member Andrew Santino to commit to the yet-to-be-greenlit How I Met Your Dad pilot. The Neighbors also received the ABC

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