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[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)
Returns in TBA 2021 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/20/20 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2020/2021 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2020-21 season (the show's second) on 1/14/20
DESCRIPTION:
(from Comedy Central's press release, January 2020) Comedy Central today announced a season two pickup for the highly-anticipated Awkwafina is Nora From Queens, ahead of its series premiere on Wednesday, January 22 at 10:30pm ET/PT. Golden Globe winner Awkwafina (The Farewell, Crazy Rich Asians) stars in the half-hour scripted comedy 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. "We are in awe of Awkwafina's creative genius on every level and we could not be more excited to embark on a season 2 with the entire Lin family in Awkwafina is Nora From Queens," said Sarah Babineau and Jonas Larsen, Co-Heads of Original Content.
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