Airdate: Awkwafina is Nora from Queens

New US comedy Awkwafina is Nora from Queens premieres next week on the Comedy Channel.

Awkwafina (The Farewell, Crazy Rich Asians) stars in the half-hour scripted comedy inspired by her life growing up in Queens, New York. Raised by her Dad (B.D. Wong) and Grandma (Lori Tan Chinn) alongside her cousin (Bowen Yang), Nora Lin leans on her family as she navigates life and young adulthood in outer borough-NYC.

In the first episode, Nora tries her hand at a couple of jobs in an attempt to move out of her dad’s house.

The series is Comedy Central’s network’s highest-rated season one premiere since 2017 and has already landed a second season.

8:30pm Wednesday on Comedy.

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