ABC to air another Asian-American comedy series

By Lee Ji-hye

The ABC is to screen another Asian comedy series, “Dr Ken.”

The news channel picked up the Korean-led show starring doctor turned actor and comedian Ken Jeong as Dr Ken, “a brilliant physician with no bedside manner”

Jeong plays a character who tries to be a good doctor as well as a family man ? a good husband and a good father to his two children.

“However, these good intentions have a way of driving everyone crazy at both work and at home,” Variety magazine reports.

“Luckily, his therapist wife Allison is just the right partner to keep things sane. ”

Jared Stern, Ken Jeong, and Mike O’Connell wrote the series, which is produced by Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios.

Executive producers are Jared Stern, Ken Jeong, John Davis, John Fox and Mike Sikowitz, with Mike O’Connell as co-executive producer

Characters include Suzy Nakamura as Allison, Tisha Campbell-Martin as Damona, Dave Foley as Pat, Jonathan Slavin as Clark, Albert Tsai as Dave and Krista Marie Yu as Molly.

SOURCE: The Korea Times

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