Lana Cho Inks Overall Deal With 20th Television

Lana Cho Inks Overall Deal With 20th Television
Writer-producer Lana Cho is expanding her relationship with 20th Television with a multi-year overall deal. Under the pact, Cho will create her own content, as well as supervise other writers’ comedies and dramas, for all platforms.

“We’ve been working with Lana for a long time and have so admired her unique point of view, her background, and her remarkable gift for dialogue and character,” said Karey Burke, President, 20th Television. “We think it’s about time her voice was on the air and we are deeply committed to being her champions.”

For her first assignment under the deal, Cho will serve as a co-executive producer on American Born Chinese, an action-comedy that was given a straight-to-series order at Disney+ in October. Based on the 2006 graphic novel by Gene Luen Yang, American Born Chinese is written and executive produced by Kelvin Yu (Bob’s Burgers) and Charles Yu (Westworld). Destin Daniel Cretton
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