Margaret Cho is going from Poodle to perp.
The comedian and Masked Singer Season 1 contestant will guest-star on a future episode of Law & Order: SVU, TVLine has learned exclusively.
Cho will play a massage-parlor manager who’s swept up in a sex-trafficking sting operation. The episode is titled “Counselor, It’s Chinatown,” and it is slated to air in November.
In addition to her stint as a crooning canine on Fox’s wacky singing competition, Cho’s TV credits include Drop Dead Diva, Til Death, Dr. Ken and Ghost Whisperer. Her work as North Korean leader Kim Jong-il on 30 Rock earned her an Emmy nomination in 2012. She fronted ABC’s mid-1990s comedy All-American Girl, which lasted one season. She’s also a frequent addition to shows like Fashion Police, The Talk and The View.
Law & Order: SVU‘s history-making Season 21 continues Thursdays at 10/9c on NBC. Cho joins a roster of guest stars that includes Ian McShane (American Gods) as a sleazy studio executive and Ariel Winter (Modern Family) as a victim who can’t remember exactly what happened to her, prompting Olivia to use a new interrogation technique to help her recall the crime.
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