After completing Notorious C. Her rapid weight loss , done to modify her appearance by the time the pilot episode was filmed, caused kidney failure. In this DVD, she notably includes herself when talking about gays, saying "we" and "our community. Cho's comedy routines are often explicit. In addition to her shows, Cho also developed an additional outlet for her advocacy with the advent of her website and her daily weblog. The show was canceled after suffering from poor ratings and the effect of major content changes over the course of its single season 19 episodes. She has covered substance abuse, eating disorders , her bisexuality and obsession with gay men, and Asian-American stereotypes, among other subjects, in her stand-up routines. After network executives, especially executive producer Gail Berman , criticized her appearance and the roundness of her face, Cho starved herself for several weeks. As detailed in her autobiography, I'm the One That I Want , in , her substance abuse was evident during a performance in Monroe, Louisiana , where she was booed off the stage by college students after going on the stage drunk. Cho's career began to build after appearances on television and university campuses. East Asian community over its perception of stereotyping. To say it was a melting pot — that's the least of it. The episode featuring Cho aired on June 26, The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in Later that summer, she appeared in her own semi-scripted reality sitcom for VH1 , The Cho Show , which premiered on August 21,  and lasted one season. It was a really confusing, enlightening, wonderful time.