Comedian, rapper and Gotham award-winning actress Awkwafina searches for her purpose in Comedy Central’s new series premiering in 2020.

The half-hour comedy, Awkwafina is Nora from Queens, is loosely based on the comedian’s life growing up. It follows a 27-year-old Nora Lim who still lives at home with her dad (BD Wong) and grandma (Lori Tan Chinn), forgets her social security number, and smoke a ton of weed as she navigates adulthood in Queens, New York.

Guest stars include Michelle Buteau, Laverne Cox, Chris Gethard, Stephanie Hsu, David Krumholtz, Natasha Lyonne, Melissa Villaseñor, Ming-Na Wen, and Jaboukie Young-White.

Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens premieres Jan. 22 on Comedy Central.


Client: Comedy Central

Agency: The Shop

President: Jordan Hayman

Creative Director: Nick Shakarian

Editor: Nick Shakarian

Director of Post: Aubrey Byrne

Creative Director, Comedy Central: Vincent Lopez

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