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Barbara Walters

'Fresh Off the Boat' showrunner Nahnatchka Khan keeps cool no matter how rocky things might get

'Fresh Off the Boat' showrunner Nahnatchka Khan keeps cool no matter how rocky things might get

If running a sitcom is a hurricane, then Nahnatchka Khan resides in the eye of the storm on "Fresh Off the Boat."

Creator and showrunner of the ABC series centered on a Taiwanese family building their lives in Orlando, Fla., in the mid-'90s, Khan is the embodiment of cool.

Chilling with her on the couch in her Fox Studios office, she's relaxed as she recounts her to-do list: wrapping Episode 22, directing Episode 23, prepping the final draft of Episode 25. It's not just that she's no stranger to the sitcom game, having cut her teeth on "Malcolm in the Middle" and creating ABC's cult hit "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23," her temperament is a...

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