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Aussie comedian Josh Thomas dishes on his American debut

Comedian Josh Thomas, who created and starred in the acclaimed Australian drama series “Please Like Me,” is coming to America. His first US series, “Everything’s Gonna Be Okay,” premieres Thursday (8:30 p.m.) on Freeform. “I’ve noticed lots of differences between American and Australian humor,” says Thomas, 32, who was only 26 when “Please Like Me” premiered. “One of the big things is [that] among Australians, when you meet someone, it’s good manners to be self-deprecating. You’re like, ‘I’m really terrible and disgusting and not worthy of anyone’s time.’ But if you meet an American, especially in LA, they’ll say, ‘Oh, don’t say that about yourself!’” While “Please Like Me,” which aired ...