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Check Out ABC’s ‘Selfie’ Pilot, starring John Cho and Karen Gillan

The first episode of ABC’s “Selfie,” starring Harold and Kumar’s John Cho and “Doctor Who’s” Karen Gillan, has been released online.

Karen Gillan and John Cho in ‘Selfie’ (Pic: ABC)

Karen Gillan and John Cho in ‘Selfie’ (Pic: ABC)

Created by “Suburgatory’s” Emily Kapnek,”Selfie” puts a social media spin on “My Fair Lady,” starring Gillan as Eliza Dooley, a self-obsessed social media addict with a big Internet following that aggressively tracks her posts and pictures; however, one day Eliza decides she needs help learning how to live offline. She enlists Cho’s Henry, a marketing expert, to help her rebuild her image. The cast also features David Harewood (“Homeland”), Tim Peper (“Conviction”), Da’Vine Joy Randolph (Ghost the Musical) and Allyn Rachel (Million Dollar Arm).
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Season 1 of “Selfie” premieres on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

Check Out Selfie: Pilot on Hulu.

Cho has also appeared on the TV shows “Sleepy Hollow” and “FlashForward” and in the films Star Trek Into Darkness, Total Recall, Better Luck Tomorrow, and will next appear on the big screen in the upcoming Star Trek film.

Other articles by Lia Chang:
Joe Mantegna to Helm ‘Criminal Minds’ Season 10 Episode to Honor the late Meshach Taylor
Catch Jaygee Macapugay as Imeda Marcos in Here Lies Love at The Public through August 23, 2014
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Sept. 13- Oct. 12: Jennifer Lim, Ruy Iskandar, Francis Jue, Jodi Long, Jo Mei and Donald Li Set for Goodman Theatre’s World Premiere Co-production with Manhattan Theatre Club of The World of Extreme Happiness by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig
Two-time Tony Nominee and Emmy Winner André De Shields Performs FREDERICK DOUGLASS: Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory and Speaks on The Wisdome of The Ancient Art of Storytelling at AFP 2014: Change Through Stories, Sept. 8-9, 2014
Aug. 26 – Sept. 20: Chay Yew Helms World Premiere of The Playwrights Realm’s Production of MY MAÑANA COMES by Elizabeth Irwin at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater
Christine Toy Johnson set for World Premiere of URBAN MOMFARE at 2014 New York Fringe Festival
Dinner with André De Shields at Chez Josephine
Photos & Video: The Wiz’s André De Shields Sang “So You Wanted to Meet the Wizard” in The Black Stars of The Great White Way Broadway Reunion: Live The Dream at Carnegie Hall
Joe Mantegna, Delta Burke, Gerald McRaney, President Bill Clinton and More Remember Meshach Taylor
Photos: Meshach Taylor Celebrates 67th Birthday with Arlene and Joe Mantegna, Delta Burke, Gerald McRaney, Jean Smart, Dennis Franz, Ernie Hudson, John Heard, Keith Szarabajka, Stuart Gordon, Shadoe Stevens and More
Photos: Maxine Hong Kingston, Billie Tsien, Bill T. Jones, Linda Ronstadt, John Kander, Julia Alvarez, Jeffrey Katzenberg Receive 2013 National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama 
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Photos: Artist Arlan Huang, One Brush Stroke at a Time
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Late Night Singing with Garth Kravits at 54 Below with The Skivvies, at Jim Caruso’s Cast Party at Birdland and Michael Raye’s Soul Gathering
Photos and Video: Ben Vereen Performs at Carnegie Hall in The Black Stars of The Great White Way Broadway Reunion: Live The Dream
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Bryan Cranston, Audra McDonald, Neil Patrick Harris, Jessie Mueller, Lena Hall, Sophie Okonedo, Kenny Leon, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, All The Way, A Raisin in the Sun, Hedwig and the Angry Inch and More Take Home 2014 Tony Awards
Branden Jacob-Jenkins’ Appropriate, Lisa Kron’s Fun Home, Sonya Tayeh, Emmanuel Brown, Mia Katigbak, K. Todd Freeman, John Earl Jelks Among 2014 OBIE Award Winners
Photos: André Braugher, Ami Brabson, Christine Toy Johnson, Antoinette LaVecchia, Richard Topol, Victor Williams, Nikkole Salter, Elizabeth Van Dyke at Oni Faida Lampley’s Tough Titty at the Paradise Factory
Photos: Backstage and Opening Night of Signature’s World Premiere of David Henry Hwang’s Kung Fu
Photos: David Henry Hwang, Annie Baker and Rajiv Joseph honored at Sixth Annual Steinberg Playwright “Mimi” Awards
Photos: The 58th Annual Drama Desk Awards and After Party
Celebrating my mom – AN ACTIVE VISION: BEVERLY UMEHARA…LABOR ACTIVIST…1945-1999
Crafting a Career
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Lia Chang is an actor, a performance and fine art botanical photographer, and an award-winning multi-platform journalist. Lia made her jazz vocalist debut in Rome Neal’s Banana Puddin’ Jazz “LADY” at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in New York.

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