May 2, 2023

EP. S2E41 — Respect to Comedy Central w/ stars of Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens

Today on TV Club we’re changing the channel to Comedy Central! Ashley speaks with BD Wong (Jurassic World), Lori Tan Chinn (Orange Is the New Black) & Teresa Hsiao about the return of Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens and also does a deep dive on the state of the network that used to launch careers of comedic stars. The conclusion? People aren’t giving Comedy Central the respect it deserves! Plus, Ashley goes through her weekly watchlist and discusses the latest terrifying episode of Barry.

 

What We Watched:

Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens

Succession

Barry

Firefly Lane

Grand Crew

You, Me & My Ex

Seeking Brother Husband

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Digman

 

Homework:

Barry

Succession

You, Me and My Ex

The Goldbergs series finale

Couples Therapy
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Transcript

[00:00:28] ASHLEY RAY: Welcome to TV, I Say with Ashley Ray–your go to podcast for discovering what to watch on TV and getting behind the scenes insight from the people who make the shows you love. Today I’m so excited. I have part of the cast of Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens. Yeah, I have BD Wong and Lori Tan Chinn today. And I also have the co-creator, Teresa Hsiao. I am so excited for this episode, you know, because we’re going to get into Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens and stuff. But also, a lot is happening right now obviously this week in the world of television. There’s a writers strike happening. As I am recording this, it just happened about an hour ago. They got the approval. I am not in the Writers Guild. I am in the Animation Guild. Shout out to adult animated comedy. It’s a whole complicated thing about the separate guilds and stuff. But obviously here at TV, I Say, we support TV writers. We support the Writers Guild, of course, because, you kn

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