Ronny Chieng: International Student

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Ronny Chieng: International Student
Created by
Written by
  • Ronny Chieng
  • Declan Fay
Directed byJonathan Brough
Country of originAustralia
No. of series1
No. of episodes7
Producer(s)Donna Andrews
Original networkABC
Original release7 June 2017 (2017-06-07)

Ronny Chieng: International Student is an Australian television comedy series first screened on the ABC in 2017. It follows the adventures of comedian Ronny Chieng as an international student, partly fictional and partly based on his own experiences as a law student at the University of Melbourne.


The series began as part of the ABC's 2016 anthology series Comedy Showroom which consisted of six half-hour comedy TV pilots.[1] The pilot for Ronny Chieng: International Student was successful in being given the go-ahead for a full series.


  • Ronny Chieng as Ronny Chieng
  • Molly Daniels as Asher Angus
  • Hoa Xuande as Elvin
  • Shuang Hu as Wei-Jun
  • Keith Brockett as Joderick
  • Patch May as Craig Cooper
  • Anthony Morgan as Professor Declan Dale
  • Laurence Boxhall as Daniel
  • Linda Schragger as Mrs. Chieng
  • Dave Eastgate as Mick Rosenberg

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Broadcast and release[edit]

Series 1 of Ronny Chieng: International Student began on ABC in Australia on 7 June 2017.[2] In the US it was released on Comedy Central's app on 13 August 2018.[3]

Series 1[edit]

No. in
TitleRun timeOriginal air dateAU viewers
11"Pilot"26 minsN/AN/A
22"Guest: (N.) Someone Who Leaves."27 mins7 June 2017 (2017-06-07)434,000[4]
33"Asian Rules Football"27 mins14 June 2017 (2017-06-14)469,000[5]
44"Clash! Ronny vs Instructions! Obey?"26 mins21 June 2017 (2017-06-21)N/A
55"Extension Quest"25 mins28 June 2017 (2017-06-28)N/A
66"For the Love of Theatre(Er)(Her)"27 mins5 July 2017 (2017-07-05)N/A
77"Performance Enhancement"24 mins12 July 2017 (2017-07-12)N/A


  1. ^ "Airdate: Comedy Showroom". 29 March 2016. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  2. ^ "ABC greenlights Ronny Chieng: International Student". 6 October 2016. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  3. ^ Petski, Denise (28 June 2018). "'Ronny Chieng: International Student' Series Set On Comedy Central App". Deadline Hollywood.
  4. ^ "Wednesday 7 June 2017". TV Tonight. 7 June 2017. Retrieved 19 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Wednesday 14 June 2017". TV Tonight. 14 June 2017. Retrieved 19 October 2017.

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