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Nasim Pedrad’s ‘Chad’ Debuts as Top-Rated Cable Scripted Comedy of 2021

Nasim Pedrad’s ‘Chad’ Debuts as Top-Rated Cable Scripted Comedy of 2021

Nasim Pedrad’s “Chad” had its formal premiere on Tuesday to nearly 700,000 total viewers, according to TBS.

The comedy, which stars the “Saturday Night Live” alum as a 14-year-old boy, currently stands as the year’s top-rated scripted comedy series on cable, thanks to a sneak peek after the Syracuse-Houston NCAA game last month.

In total, the premiere episode was watched by 1.9 million viewers across the two airings, with 765,000 in the coveted 18-49 demographic.

“From the moment Nasim came to the first table read as Chad, I knew this series was bound for success,” Brett Weitz, general manager for TBS, TNT and truTV, said. “Nasim is a four-hyphen-superstar; as creator-writer-ep-actor, she Is Chad, and her work and this series reinforces our commitment to always deliver a good time and laugh-out-loud scripted comedy.”

“There is a universal relatability to the awkwardness of being a teenager and Nasim embodies it so well

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