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[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.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

COMEDY CENTRAL RELEASES STAR STUDDED OFFICIAL TRAILER FOR "AWKWAFINA IS NORA FROM QUEENS"

Illustrious Roster of Guest Stars Include Michelle Buteau, Jamie Chung, Laverne Cox, Jennifer Esposito, Bella Heathcote, David Krumholtz, Natasha Lyonne, Harry Shum Jr., Ming-Na Wen, Jaboukie Young-White and more

Series Premieres January 22 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT

NEW YORK, December 2, 2019 - Comedy Central today released the official trailer for the highly anticipated Awkwafina is Nora From Queens, premiering on Wednesday, January 22 at 10:30pm ET/PT.

The #1 brand in comedy also unveiled the all-star roster of guest stars including Celia Au, Matthew Broussard, Michelle Buteau, Jamie Chung, Laverne Cox, Deborah S. Craig, Makeda Declet, Jennifer Esposito, Chrissie Fit, Chris Gethard, Bella Heathcote, Carmen M. Herlihy, Stephanie Hsu, David Krumholtz, Simu Liu, Natasha Lyonne, John 'Dumbfoundead' Park, Matt Rogers, Harry Shum Jr., Melissa Villaseñor, Ming-Na Wen and Jaboukie Young-White.

This January, creator and writer Awkwafina (The Farewell, Crazy Rich Asians) stars in the half-hour scripted comedy inspired by her real-life growing up in Flushing, Queens. 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 recently announced the slate of predominantly female and diverse directors for the 10-episode series: Emmy-nominated(R) actress/director Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll), Lucia Aniello (Broad City), Jamie Babbit (But I'm a Cheerleader), The Daniels (Swiss Army Man), Steven Tsuchida (Younger) and Anu Valia (The Other Two).

Episodes of Awkwafina is Nora From Queens will be available the day after premiere via On Demand, the Comedy Central App and cc.com. In addition, episodes will launch the day after each linear premiere on the Apple TV app, Prime Video, Google Play, Microsoft Movies & TV, VUDU, Sony PlayStation Video, FandangoNOW and Verizon Flexview, and clips from the series will be available on the Comedy Central YouTube channel and Comedy Central web and social-media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and cc.com.

Awkwafina is Nora From Queens is executive produced by Nora Lum, Karey Dornetto, Lucia Aniello, Teresa Hsiao, Peter Principato and Itay Reiss of Artists First. Sarah Babineau and Rachel Olson are the Executives in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.

The announcement comes as Comedy Central closed its 2018-2019 fiscal year with strong overall growth and series performance. Overall in FY2018-2019, Comedy Central notched a +5% gain among Adults 18-49 and recorded its largest share since the 2015 fiscal year, marking 10 consecutive quarters of year-over-year share growth in the demo, the longest streak since tracking began. Ratings among Men 18-34 grew +3%, maintaining the brand's status as the #1 full day entertainment network with that demo. Comedy Central also recorded massive social and digital growth for the fiscal year, with 6.7 billion video views (+41% year over year) and 14 billion watch minutes (+72% year over year).

In addition to ratings success, Comedy Central receives critical acclaim from its premium scripted series, late night programming, animated series, sketch-comedy series and docu-series, including South Park, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Lights Out with David Spade, South Side, Broad City, Drunk History, The Other Two, Corporate, Alternatino with Arturo Castro and Tosh.0, among others. Looking ahead, Comedy Central has a stacked slate that will feature new and returning series including scripted comedies Awkwafina is Nora From Queens and Robbie. Additionally, Comedy Central holds talent deals with Trevor Noah, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, Jim Jefferies, Roy Wood Jr., Chris Distefano, Al Madrigal, and Anthony Jeselnik.

Comedy Central gives audiences access to a world of super funny, personally relatable, culturally relevant, and provocative comedy that tells the funny truths of life, every day and everywhere. From award-winning late-night, scripted and animated series to stand-up specials, short-form and sketch, Comedy Central has it all. A subsidiary of Viacom Inc., Comedy Central is available to more than 300 million households in over 150 countries across the globe.





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