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

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Awkwafina

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

BD Wong
Bowen Yang

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Lori Tan Chinn

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series

Lucia Aniello – Episode 110, “China”

Steven Tsuchida – Episode 105, “Not Today”

Anu Valia – Episode 107, “Grandma Loves Nora”

Dan Kwan & Daniel Scheinert – Episode 108, “Grandma & Chill”

Outstanding Writing for Comedy Series

Awkwafina & Teresa Hsiao – Episode 104, “Paperwork”

Awkwafina & Teresa Hsiao – Episode 108, “Grandma & Chill”

Cherry Chevapravatdumrong – Episodes 102, “Atlantic City”

Sarah Peters – Episode 105, “Not Today”

Samantha Riley – Episode 106, “Vagarina”

Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Program (half-hour)

Lisa Myers
Danica Pantic
Nicki Ritchie

Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series

Cody Beke
Seth White

Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (half-hour)

Kathryn Westergaard

Outstanding Contemporary Costumes

Staci Greenbaum
Valerie Klarich

Outstanding Single Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series

Jordan Kim

Outstanding Contemporary Hair Styling

Marcel Dagenais
Elvira Gonzalez

Outstanding Contemporary Makeup (Non-prosthetic)

Krystal Phillips
Liz Coakley

Outstanding Music Supervision

Brienne Rose

Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation

Matthew McLarty
Ian Stynes

Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series (half hour) and Animation

Ian Styles
Houston Snyder
Lucan Sanoff
John Moros
Shaun Brennan
Tommy Stang

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

– TIME

“…heartfelt, yet unconventional female-led comedy…”

– Deadline

“The show nails a specific contemporary milieu—the distinct brand of millennial anxiety that’s also been explored in its Comedy Central siblings Broad City and The Other Two…”

– Vanity Fair

“The show nails two of the most important things for a successful sitcom: a distinct point of view and genuine heart.”

– AV Club

Awkwafina

as Nora Lin

BD Wong

as Wally Lin

Bowen Yang

as Edmund

Lori Tan Chinn

as Grandma

Episodes

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.