Get Your Early Look at 'Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens' (PHOTOS)

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Awkwafina stars in the half-hour comedy Awkwafina is Nora from Queens, inspired by her real-life growing up in Queens, NY and premiering Wednesday, January 22 on Comedy Central.

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.

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Awkwafina's brash shamelessness fits well with Comedy Central's irreverence in a sitcom based on her life.

An all-star roster of guest stars include 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.

Awkwafina is Nora from Queens, Premiere, Wednesday, January 22, 10:30/9:30c, Comedy Central