In the new TBS comedy Chad, Nasim Pedrad stars in the titular role of Chad, a 14-year-old pubescent Persian boy navigates his first year of high school on a mission to become popular. Chad’s friendships and sanity are pushed to the limits as he uses every tactic at his disposal to befriend the cool kids, while enduring his mother’s new dating life and reconciling with his cultural identity.
Pedrad, who first made her mark on Saturday Night Live, is also creator, writer, executive producer and showrunner. Chad co-stars Jake Ryan (Eighth Grade), Madeleine Arthur (the To All the Boys trilogy), Paul Chahidi (Good Omens), Thomas Barbusca (The Mick) and premieres April 6 on TBS.
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