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Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens

Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens

  • Premiered: 
    January 22, 2020
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  • Network: Comedy Central
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Comedy (Sitcom)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Based on the life of Awkwafina 
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Plot Synopsis

Loosely based on Awkwafina's real life growing up in Flushing, AWKWAFINA IS NORA FROM QUEENS is a half-hour scripted comedy series that follows a fictionalized version of Nora, as she leans on her family and navigates life and young adulthood in outer borough-NYC. The series opens with Nora taking her first steps toward financial independence in an attempt to move out of her dad's house. The series features a slate of predominantly female and diverse directors for the 10-episode series: Natasha Lyonne, Lucia Aniello, Jamie Babbit, The Daniels, Steven Tsuchida, and Anu Valia. At 10:30pm ET/PT on Monday, January 20, 2020 -- two days before the official series premiere -- MTV2 and Comedy Central debuted a half-hour sneak peek of AWKWAFINA IS NORA FROM QUEENS, which is executive produced by series star Awkwafina. The series had its official premiere on Wednesday, January 22 at 10:30pm ET/PT on Comedy Central, with a simulcast on MTV, MTV2, Pop, VH1, Logo, and Nick.
Comedy Central premiered the season finale of AWKWAFINA IS NORA FROM QUEENS on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 10:30pm ET/PT on Comedy Central. In the season ender, "China," after Scrubr gets acquired by a company overseas, Nora moves to China; meanwhile, back in Queens, Grandma befriends an injured pigeon.

AWKWAFINA IS NORA FROM QUEENS was renewed for a second season on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 -- one week before its series debut.



  • - Queens, New York USA