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07/24/2013 02:31 pm ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016

'Please Like Me,' Australian TV Series, Explores Coming-Of-Age And Sexuality (VIDEO)

Award-winning comedian Josh Thomas will bring his Australian comedic-drama series "Please Like Me" to the shores of the U.S next week. Set to premiere Aug. 1 on the new cable channel pivot.tv, Thomas created, writes and stars in this series based on his own awkward and painful coming-of-age experiences.

Centered around a 20-something discovering his sexuality while simultaneously dealing with a handful of other life problems, the series has also generated an Internet campaign encouraging others to embrace their past, painful experiences and inner selves.

Check out the trailer above and visit the website to watch the first episode before next week's premiere.

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