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[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.







UNTITLED AWKWAFINA PROJECT (COMEDY CENTRAL)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
4/18/17
STATUS:
previously in development (2017-2018 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
(from Comedy Central's press release, April 2017) Untitled Awkwafina Project - written by Nora Lum and Teresa Hsiao, executive produced by Itay Reiss of Principato-Young Entertainment and Lum and co-executive produced by Hsiao, this half-hour scripted narrative focuses on a heightened version of Nora Lum, better known as rapper Awkwafina, as she navigates the underground hip hop community in Queens.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Nora Lum as Awkwafina
CREW INFORMATION:
· Itay Reiss as EP
· Nora Lum as CRTR/EP
· Teresa Hsiao as CRTR/CO-EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Principato-Young Entertainment