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[07/22/21 - 12:02 PM]
Video: "Comedy Central Releases "Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens" Season 2 Trailer, Key Art and Announces an All-Star Guest Lineup
Margaret Cho, Fortune Feimster, Alan Kim, Ross Butler and Chloe Fineman are among the featured guests.

[06/29/21 - 12:12 PM]
Comedy Central Announces "Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens" Season 2 to Premiere Wednesday, August 18th at 10:00PM ET/PT with Special Two Episode Event
Season one ranked as the #1 freshmen comedy of 2020 among P18-49 and M18-49.

[03/24/21 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 24
Updates include: Disney+ greenlights "National Treasure" TV series; Alexander Siddig boards Apple's "Shantaram"; and David Duchovny brings "Truly Like Lightning" to Showtime.

[08/13/20 - 10:03 AM]
HBO Max and Comedy Central Productions Strike Programming Deal
The upcoming seasons of the critically acclaimed comedies "The Other Two" and "South Side" from Comedy Central Productions are joining the streaming platform as new Max Original series.

[07/20/20 - 10:31 AM]
HBO Max Highlights - August 2020
Among the latest additions: "Selena + Chef," "Harley Quinn," "Awkwafina is Nora from Queens" and "The Fungies."

[01/27/20 - 01:45 PM]
"Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens" Delivers 3.8 Million Total Viewers, Including Simulcast, Replay & Streaming
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 22.

[01/14/20 - 10:15 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens" for Second Season
Said pickup comes in advance of its launch on Wednesday, January 22 at 10:30/9:30c.

[12/02/19 - 10:02 AM]
Video: Comedy Central Releases Star Studded Official Trailer for "Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens"
The series launches Wednesday, January 22 at 10:30/9:30c on the cable channel.

[09/10/19 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 10
Updates include: John C. Reilly to replace Michael Shannon as Jerry Buss in HBO's "Showtime" pilot; Ricardo Chavira, Gabriel Chavarria tapped for Netflix's "Selena: The Series"; and Hope Davis boards "Your Honor" at Showtime.

[09/09/19 - 09:00 AM]
Comedy Central Unveils Show Title for Superstar Awkwafina's Upcoming Series, "Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens"
The project is a half-hour scripted comedy loosely based on Awkwafina's (Nora Lum) real life growing up in Flushing.

[08/14/19 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 14
Updates include: HBO orders "Skate Kitchen"-inspired comedy to series; Tiffany Lonsdale joins the cast of Freeform's "Siren"; and Josh Berman to bring "St. Elmo's Fire" TV series to NBC.

[07/31/19 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 31
Updates include: Ariana Grande to drop by Showtime's "Kidding"; Lisseth Chavez lands recurring role on NBC's "Chicago PD"; and "The Last American Vampire" finds second life at Quibi.

[07/24/19 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 24
Updates include: HBO renews "Los Espookys"; Hulu eyes "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" TV series; and Netflix axes "Designated Survivor," "Tuca & Bertie."

[07/19/19 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 19
Updates include: Rose Leslie confirms exit from "The Good Fight"; Mehcad Brooks sets departure from "Supergirl"; and Thomas Doherty boards The CW's "Legacies."

[11/29/18 - 09:01 AM]
Awkwafina Coming to Comedy Central in New Scripted Comedy Series
"Awkwafina" is a half-hour scripted narrative starring writer, actor and rapper Awkwafina as a twenty-something living in Queens, striving for a larger than life existence while living with her father and grandmother.

[04/17/18 - 09:58 AM]
Comedy Central Announces 2018-2019 Development Slate Including Two Series Pick-Ups and Five Pilot Orders
The slate is headlined by orders for sketch series "Alternatino with Arturo Castro" and stand-up series "This Week at the Comedy Cellar."

[04/18/17 - 08:10 AM]
Comedy Central Announces 2017-2018 Development Slate Including Three Series Pick-Ups and Nine Pilot Orders
"There is more high-level talent in this announcement than I could ever hope to convey in a corporate quote," said Kent Alterman.

[03/31/16 - 08:05 AM]
Comedy Central Announces 2016-2017 Content Development Slate, Including 5 Series Pickups, 10 New Specials and 11 Pilot Orders
Highlights include two projects from Kevin Hart's Hartbeat Productions.







AWKWAFINA IS NORA FROM QUEENS (COMEDY CENTRAL)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/20/20 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (10 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its second season on 10/13/21; has yet to be renewed for a third season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Comedy Central's press release, June 2021) Comedy Central sets Awkwafina is Nora From Queens second season premiere for Wednesday, August 18th at 10:00pm ET/PT, with a second episode airing at 10:30pm ET/PT. The half-hour scripted comedy, Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, will feature a slate of directors for the 10-episode season: Bill Benz (At Home with Amy Sedaris), Andrew McCarthy (Orange Is The New Black), Laura Murphy (Girl Code), Jordan Kim (Chad) and Steven Tsuchida (Younger) and BD Wong who will be making his television directorial debut. Creator and writer Awkwafina (Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, The Farewell, Crazy Rich Asians) stars in the hit comedy series inspired by her real-life growing up in Queens, NY. Raised by her Dad (BD 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. Awkwafina is Nora From Queens season 1 ranks as the #1 freshmen comedy of 2020 among P18-49 and M18-49. The series was nominated for a WGA award and its' innovative MTA 7-train stunt won Adweek's "Media Plan Of The Year".
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
· Ming-Na Wen as Sandra
· 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