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What to Watch on Wednesday: Taiwanese family ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ on ABC

(L-R): Constance Wu, Forrest Wheeler, Hudson Yang and Ian Chen star in the new ABC sitcom “Fresh Off the Boat.”
(L-R): Constance Wu, Forrest Wheeler, Hudson Yang and Ian Chen star in the new ABC sitcom “Fresh Off the Boat.” ABC

Fresh Off the Boat (8:30 p.m., ABC) – In this new sitcom set in the mid-1990s, a Taiwanese-American kid’s life is disrupted when his family moves from Washington, D.C.’s Chinatown to the suburbs of Orlando, Fla., where life is very different. A second episode – which is much better than the pilot – airs at 9:30.

The 100 (9 p.m., CW) – Lincoln and Bellamy’s attempt to get into Mount Weather results in brutal consequences, and Jasper demands answers from President Wallace.

Earth: A New Wild (9 p.m., UNC-TV) – The first two hours of a new series, which examines the Earth’s wildest places and most fascinating species – and whether those places and species are compatible with people. Tonight’s episodes look at large animals and life on the world’s grasslands, and features tigers, pandas, elephants and antelope.

Empire (9 p.m., Fox) – Cookie receives an anonymous gift that could be a threat from someone from her past.

Nashville (10 p.m., ABC) – Rayna cancels her wedding to Luke, and her daughters don’t take the news well. Also, Juliette and Avery struggle to adapt to married life, and Deacon gets bad news about his medical condition.

The Americans (10 p.m., FX) – Elizabeth and Philip deal with a failed mission, while Stan welcomes a Soviet defector to the U.S.

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