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Nasim Pedrad Plays a 14 Year-Old Boy in New TBS Comedy Chad

ALSO: This Is Us, The Flash, Mixed-ish, NBA on TNT, The Last Kids on Earth, Wild N Out, and more.
  • Nasim Pedrad stars in Chad. (TBS)
    Nasim Pedrad stars in Chad. (TBS)

    Nasim Pedrad brings her off-kilter brand of comedy to basic cable in Chad, a new single camera comedy that sees the SNL alum playing an awkward fourteen year-old boy who's determined to become popular. The show's ten-episode first season premieres tonight on TBS.

    Also today: This Is Us is back with a new episode, bag drama on Mixed-ish, and a post-scandal Nick Cannon returns with new episodes of Wild N Out. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Tuesday:

    SERIES PREMIERE: High school isn't easy for anyone, but it's particularly difficult for pubescent Persian boy Chad (Nasim Pedrad), whose friendships and sanity are pushed to the limits as he uses every tactic at his disposal to befriend the cool kids. Watch trailer. 10:30 PM ET on TNT

    NEW EPISODE: After a week off, This is Us returns with a new episode that sees new mother/daughter drama between Beth (Susan Kelechi Watson) and Tess (Eris Baker), while Kevin (Justin Hartley) and Madison (Caitlin Thompson) navigate new challenges of their own. Watch trailer9:00 PM ET on NBC

    NEW EPISODE: Cisco (Carlos Valdes) and Chester (Brandon McKnight) find themselves in a very Groundhog Day-like situation on The Flash when they travel back in time and get stuck in 1998. Watch preview.. 8:00 PM ET on The CW

    NEW EPISODE: A new Louis Vuitton bag causes strife between Alicia (Tika Sumpter) and Paul (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) on Mixed-ish, while Bow (Arica Himmel) hopes to impress her friends at school with a new Jansport. 9:30 PM ET on ABC

    BASKETBALL: The NBA on TNT returns with a new Tuesday night doubleheader:

    • The Phladelphia 76ers vs. the Boston Celtics at TD Garden at 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT on TNT
    • The Malwaukee Bucks vs. the Golden State Warriors at Chase Center at 10:00 PM ET/7:00PM PT on TNT

    INTERACTIVE SPECIAL: Help Jack and his monster-battling friends try to stay alive in The Last Kids on Earth: Happy Apocalypse to You, a new interactive Last Kids on Earth adventure. Watch trailerStreaming on Netflix

    SERIES RETURN: It's been nearly a year since we last saw a new episode of Nick Cannon Presents: Wild N Out, in which time host Nick Cannon has been both fired and then re-hired. The show picks up tonight with the second half of its 15th season, which was shot before the pandemic. Watch preview8:00 PM ET on VH1 (two episodes air back-to-back)

    Mike Attebery is Senior Editor at Primetimer and the author of seven mystery thrillers. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeattebery.

    TOPICS: Chad, TBS, Nasim Pedrad