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AWKWAFINA IS NORA FROM QUEENS (COMEDY CENTRAL)
Premieres in January 2020 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
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STATUS:
new in 2019/2020 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Comedy Central's press release, September 2019) Comedy Central today announced the official name of the highly-anticipated, Awkwafina-led series: Awkwafina is Nora From Queens. The #1 brand in comedy also announced the slate of predominantly female and diverse directors for the 10-episode series: Emmy(R) Award-nominated actress/director Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll), Lucia Aniello (Broad City), Jamie Babbit (But I'm a Cheerleader), The Daniels (Swiss Army Man), Steven Tsuchida (Younger) and Anu Valia (The Other Two). Currently in production in New York, Awkwafina is Nora From Queens is slated to premiere on Comedy Central in January 2020. Starring one of the hottest names in Hollywood, Awkwafina is Nora From Queens is a half-hour scripted comedy loosely based on Awkwafina's (Nora Lum) real life growing up in Flushing. Raised by her Dad (BD Wong) and Grandma (Lori Tan Chinn) alongside her cousin (Bowen Yang), Nora leans on her family as she navigates life and young adulthood in outer borough-NYC.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· B.D. Wong as Wally
· Bowen Yang
· Chrissie Fit as Melanie
· Jennifer Esposito as Brenda
· Jonathan Park as Doug
· Lori Tan Chinn as Grandma
· Nora Lum as Awkwafina
CREW INFORMATION:
· Itay Reiss as EP
· Karey Dornetto as CRTR/EP
· Lucia Aniello as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Nora Lum as CRTR/EP
· Peter Principato as EP
· Teresa Hsiao as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Artists First