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'Angry Little Asian Girl' to Make TV Premiere October 26 on Mnet

2012/08/07 Source

Fall Premiere Dates also Announced for YTF (September 12), Danny from LA (September 13) and Kollaboration (October 18), Rounding Out New Original Series Line-Up

LOS ANGELES, CA – August 7, 2012 – Mnet (, the only national, English-language lifestyle network in the U.S. inspired by Asian pop culture, has announced premiere dates for four new original series in the hottest line-up of original shows for Asian Americans and fans of Asian entertainment.

Angry Little Asian Girl, is an animated series based on Lela Lee's "Angry Little Girls" series of comics, books, t-shirts, bags, and other products with a rabid cult following. ALAG will premiere October 26 and some episodes will feature special guest star Margaret Cho as Kim's mother. 

Additionally, Kollaboration – which takes U.S. cities by storm searching the nation for the hottest talent – premieres on October 18, YTF, uniting seven of the biggest YouTube sensations, debuts on September 12, and Danny from LA, a brand new culture news show hosted by K-pop icon Danny (1TYM), premieres September 13. 

"This Fall has some of the most exciting programing we have ever created", said Ted Kim, acting president & CEO of Mnet. "With Angry Little Asian Girl coming to life and YTF making its well-deserved jump into television, Mnet continues to move forward in our mission to provide original series that brings the best of Asian Pop culture to our viewers".


Mnet Fall 2012-New Original Programming with show descriptions and premiere dates: 

ANGRY LITTLE ASIAN GIRL – Imagine "South Park" with an Asian attitude. Angry Little Asian Girl is an animated series that follows Kim (and her quirky immigrant parents) as she tries to navigate life in a blonde, blue-eyed suburban neighborhood filled with ignorant adults, annoying friends, dim classmates and a dumb boyfriend, all of which makes Kim quite angry!  

Angry Little Asian Girl is a character created by Lela Lee that has garnered a huge following online and includes other "Angry Little Girls" who deal with stereotypes, injustices and the everyday annoyances of being a girl in the world. Angry Little Girls is a comic strip franchise with a popular line of merchandise consisting of books, t-shirts, bags, wallets, pens, pencils, lunchboxes and more. ( Little Asian Girlpremieres October 26.

DANNY FROM LA – Superidol and K-pop icon, Danny (also known by his Korean name Taebin), of the Korean hip hop group 1TYM, will be the host of Mnet 's brand new show, Danny From LA. This exciting new program will be a weekly half-hour show that features popular Asian music, culture and media content for all viewers. The show will be presented on TV and online, but also available as a radio broadcast and podcast. Each week, Danny and his co-host will speak with special guests, including idols, artists, actors, actresses and other top personalities. They'll be discussing behind-the-scenes info, his experiences as an idol, what's happening in popular media, and other topics from the off-beat to fascinating. Danny from LA premieres September 13.

KOLLABORATION – With a mission to empower Asian Americans through entertainment, the talent show Kollaboration has expanded from one show in Los Angeles to now 15 shows across North America. This year Mnet has the special chance to follow the tour as they choose the best young Asian American talent to join them for the final show in Los Angeles and have the chance to be crowned the winner. Start following all the drama and excitement when Kollaboration premieres October 18.

YTF – YTF aka Yesterday Today Forever, takes seven of the biggest YouTube celebrities and unites them to create THE COLOSSAL Asian American Entertainment Group. The crew, Ryan Higa, Kev Jumba, Chester See, Victor King, D-Trix, and Andrew Garcia, together have over 1.2 billion fans and have put together a concert series, where they travel from coast to coast, singing, dancing and doing sketch comedy all while carrying their own unique hip, wholesome vibe. YTF premieres September 12.

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