margaret cho returns to television with the cho show

Some great news for Margaret Cho fans. The comedienne-turned- activist/ writer/ blogger is returning to television this summer with a new reality-sitcom on VH1, The Chow Show. I know Margaret is a bit of a controversial figure for many in community, but I think this is awesome. I've always respected her work, and I'm looking forward to seeing this show:
The Cho Show

Thirteen years after her catastrophic foray into television, Margaret Cho is triumphantly returning to television in a new reality-sitcom on VH1 in The Cho Show. This time it's on her own terms.

Margaret burst onto the scene in 1994 with her sitcom All American Girl and her struggles with the network over that show are legendary. After the show was canceled, Margaret channeled all of that negative energy from her network experience into a wealth of comedy material that fueled her rise as one of the hottest comics in the business.

This VH1 series will follow the irrepressible Margaret Cho and her eccentric entourage as she fights to be herself in an industry that in the past wanted her to be something other than herself. The series will touch upon all aspects of Margaret's "anything goes" lifestyle, from the strained and awkward moments provided by her somewhat traditional Korean parents to the more irreverent and outrageous moments shared with her colorful cast of friends and colleagues.
As we all know, back in the '90s, Margaret was the star of the very fist all-Asian American sitcom... which bombed horribly, on almost every level. This new show sounds cool, because this is a chance to do TV on her own terms. Not only has Margaret changed, but the nature of television has changed as well. I think this kind of show will be much more suited to the kind of comedy she has to offer.

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