'Nasim Pedrad’s ‘Chad’ Picked Up At Roku After Being

Picked Up At Roku After Being

Earlier this

year, Nasim Pedrad’s “Chad” was canceled by TBS just hours before the already completed

Now, the

series has been picked up by the Roku Channel, with a release date for Season 2

“Chad” follows

an Iranian-American teenage boy (played by series creator Pedrad, a 40-year-old woman) through high school

Jake Ryan,

Paul Chahidi, Saba Homayoon, Ella Mika, Alexa Loo, Thomas Barbusca and Sara Malal Rowe also

Along with

Pedrad, Obst and Searle, Rob Rossell serves as executive producer and co-developed the series

Along with

airing Season 2 exclusively, Roku has picked up non-exclusive rights to stream Season 1

I’m grateful

to be part of a diaspora of Iranians, all from various sectors, utilizing their

And I’m

especially grateful to be promoting a show that portrays an Iranian American family from

“The unwavering

support and enthusiasm of the Roku Originals team has been incredible,” Pedrad continued

“I really

look forward to working with them and I can’t wait to finally share this

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