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ABC Renews Speechless and Fresh Off the Boat

Not surprising, but it still makes us happy

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Tim Surette

ABC solidified its Tuesday night comedy block, officially handing out renewals to Fresh off the Boat and Speechless, TVGuide.com has learned.

Fresh Off the Boat, about a Taiwanese family living in Orlando, will return for a fourth season, while Speechless, starring Minnie Driver as the matriarch of a family that includes a disabled son, will be back for a second season.

The renewals shouldn't be too surprising as both have been steady performers and favorites of critics. Speechless was ABC's fourth-highest-rated series this season while Fresh Off the Boat was just outside the network's top 10.

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With The Middle getting an early renewal and American Housewife receiving a second season yesterday, all four shows in ABC's Tuesday night comedy block will return. Whether ABC keeps them all on Tuesday or not is a different story.

ABC is expected to announce its 2017-2018 fall schedule on Tuesday, May 16.