Interview

Meet Chad! TV’s Most Awkward Character That You’ll Never Forget

Comedian Nasim Pedrad introduces us to her jarringly awkward 14-year-old Chad. No, Chad isn’t Pedrad’s son. But he is her baby, as she’s the creator, writer, showrunner, executive producer and star of the cringey, funny comedy Chad debuting on TBS April 6 (Tuesdays at 10:30/9:30c). Pedrad, who gave us many memorable parodies as Kim Kardashian and Arianna Huffington on her five-year run on Saturday Night Live, spent the past five years developing the character of Chad. “Well, it’s been quite a journey,” she tells us. “I do feel somewhat like I’ve been pregnant for five years, and the birth is […]