Awkwafina is Nora from Queens

Outstanding Comedy Series


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

Golden Globes

Best TV Series – Musical/Comedy

Best Television Actress – Musical/Comedy Series


Best Supporting Actor – Television

BD Wong

Bowen Yang

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

Peabody Awards

Entertainment – Television Series 


“Awkwafina Takes the Asian-American Entertainment Renaissance to New Heights…”

– Time

“A Perfect Blend Of Heartfelt Asian Family Dynamics And Millennial Stoner Angst”

– Deadline

“you MUST watch her Comedy Central series Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens.”

– Cosmopolitan

“blockbuster premiere”

– Adweek

“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”

– Buzzfeed


as Nora Lin

BD Wong

as Wally Lin

Bowen Yang

as Edmund

Lori Tan Chinn

as Grandma


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.