CBR TV @ WC12: “Community’s” Yvette Nicole Brown, Ken Jeong on Fans, Ratings & Chang
“Community” stars Ken Jeong and Yvette Nicole Brown visited the CBR TV Tiki Room at WonderCon to discuss the show’s return to the NBC Thursday night lineup and the strong ratings its mid-season return debuted to. The actors thanked the fans of the show, analyzing why they feel the series resonates so strongly with its viewers, crediting creator Dan Harmon for imbuing “Community” with heart to compliment its quirkiness and smart writing.
Jeong’s medical background — he’s a doctor — is also discussed, with Brown giving examples of how his medical training has come into play on the set and Jeong demonstrating the differences between his MD persona and Chang.
Both actors promised fans will enjoy this season’s upcoming “Chang arc,” which Jeong described as the character’s best to date, they agreed on Donald Glover being the most talented and prolific cast member and pick their personal favorite episodes of the series.