Awkwafina is Nora from Queens

Outstanding Comedy Series

 

Creator and writer Awkwafina 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.

For Your Consideration

Outstanding Comedy Series

Executive Producers: Nora “Awkwafina” Lum, Karey Dornetto, Lucia Aniello, Peter Principato, Itay Reiss, Teresa Hsiao
Produced by: Sean Fogel
Supervising Producers: Jess Dweck & Andrew Law

 

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series

Awkwafina

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series

Lori Tan Chinn

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series

BD Wong, Wally

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series

Bowen Yang, Edmund

Accolades

“a story of self-discovery”

– Los Angeles Times

“As the industry struggles to integrate meaningful inclusion, Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens is setting an example.”

– Asian American Film

“the perfect fit.”

– Vanity Fair

Cast

Awkwafina

is Nora

Lori Tan Chinn

is Grandma

BD Wong

is Wally

Bowen Yang

is Edmund

Episodes

S2 E1 | “Never Too Old”

After a starry-eyed look at her future, Nora trains a new CBD store employee, Grandma’s newly diagnosed perfect bill of health leads to a face-off, and Daniel catches Nora by surprise.

S2 E2 | “Stop! Nora Time”

After getting an MRI during an earthquake, Nora time travels to the iPod-filled world of 2003 where she sets out to warn her younger self about the mistakes she’s going to make.

S2 E3 | “Charlie’s Angels”

When Nora and Melanie reunite with a high school friend, they realize New York City isn’t what it used to be, and Grandma braces herself for a visit from her rich cousin Rosalind.

S2 E4 | “Edmund’s Back”

Despite many setbacks and creepy auditions, Nora stands by Edmund’s newfound acting career, and Wally panics after discovering that Brenda’s online dating profile is still active.

S2 E5 | “Don’t F*ck With Grandma”

Grandma and her gal pals band together to take down a scammer targeting the elderly, and Nora suspects her former fling Margaret is back to her con artist ways.

S2 E6 | “Nora Meets Brenda”

Nora fears that her maniacal imaginary friend is taking things too far when he helps her plot revenge against Wally’s sweet-natured girlfriend Brenda during a weekend trip to the country.

S2 E7 | “Tales from the Blackout”

Wally, Doug and Nora swap stories of childhood embarrassment, sexual mishaps and bad drug experiences as they ride out a power outage, and Nora learns something new about her mom.

S2 E8 | “Shadow Acting”

Nora inadvertently becomes an actor, Wally has a revelation after catching up with old friends, and Edmund decides to pursue his dreams.

S2 E9 | “The Simple Life”

Edmund embraces life in Los Angeles, Grandma teaches Brenda about Chinese cuisine and traditions, and Nora does some soul searching when her car breaks down in New Mexico.

S2 E10 | “Home”

Nora embraces her new life in New Mexico, but a distressing letter from home makes her reevaluate the future, and Grandma deals with loneliness during coronavirus lockdowns.