Awkwafina is Nora from Queens
Creator, writer and Golden Globe winner Awkwafina (The Farewell, Crazy Rich Asians) stars in the scripted comedy inspired by her real-life. 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.
For Your Consideration
Outstanding Comedy Series
Executive Producers: Nora Lum, Karey Dornetto, Lucia Aniello, Peter Principato, Itay Reiss, Teresa Hsiao
Supervising Producer: Sarah Peters
Producer: Emily Goldwyn
Best TV Series – Musical/Comedy
Best Television Actress – Musical/Comedy Series
Best Supporting Actor – Television
Best Supporting Actress – Television
Lori Tan Chinn
Critic’s Choice TV Awards
Best Comedy Series
Best Actress in a Comedy Series
Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Producers Guild Awards
Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy
Writers Guild Awards
Television: Comedy Series
GLAAD Media Awards
Comedy Series – Awkwafina is Nora From Queens
Entertainment – Television Series
“Awkwafina Takes the Asian-American Entertainment Renaissance to New Heights…”
“A Perfect Blend Of Heartfelt Asian Family Dynamics And Millennial Stoner Angst”
“you MUST watch her Comedy Central series Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens.”
“what you have here is a pretty straight-up, well-executed, intermittently raunchy comedy”
“A strong vehicle for a versatile talent”
– The Hollywood Reporter
“Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens” Is 100% Worth Watching”
as Nora Lin
as Wally Lin
Lori Tan Chinn
S1 E1 | “Pilot”
Nora takes her first steps toward financial independence, trying her hand at a couple jobs in an attempt to move out of her dad’s house.
S1 E2 | “Atlantic City”
Nora and Grandma go to Atlantic City, where Nora gambles and runs into an old acquaintance on the boardwalk, and Grandma and her friends battle to use a casino power outlet.
S1 E3 | “Savage Valley”
Nora takes a job at a real estate office and becomes a hypercompetent assistant with a little help from Adderall, alienating her online gaming friends in the process.
S1 E4 | “Paperwork”
Nora attempts to cash a check to pick her car up from an impound lot, only to discover that her bank has closed her account.
S1 E5 | “Not Today”
Nora impulsively dyes her hair after a fight with her dad, and Wally goes to a single parent support group meeting.
S1 E6 | “Vagarina”
After Nora suffers a vaginal injury, she’s tapped by a DJ to record her chronic queefing for his new track.
S1 E7 | “Grandma Loves Nora”
Nora competes with Edmund for their grandmother’s affection, and Wally creates an Instagram account to impress his crush.
S1 E8 | “Grandma & Chill”
Grandma tells Nora the story of how she met her husband in the style of a Korean drama.
S1 E9 | “Launch Party”
Edmund and Nora prepare to launch their app, and Wally’s dinner date goes terribly awry.
S1 E10 | “China”
After Scrubr gets acquired by a company overseas, Nora moves to China; back in Queens, Grandma befriends an injured pigeon.