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CRISTELA starring comedian Cristela Alonzo coming to ABC tomorrow

ABC To Premiere "CRISTELA" This Friday, OCTOBER 10
She’s smart, savvy, ambitious… and too sassy for her own good. Get a first look at #Cristela, coming soon to ABC!

Starring as a woman laughing her way to the new American dream in “Cristela,” stand-up comedian Cristela Alonzo is bringing you a family comedy show  loosely based on her life and stand-up routine. A Mexican-American stand-up comic, Alonzo has officially made waves a the first Latina to  create, write, produce and star in her very own show and has been an inspiration towards many Latina women of various ages.

Cristela Alonzo has expressed that she is proud of what she has accomplished despite her humble origins. With only a love for theatre and a joy for acting she left home on her own to persue her dream.

Raised by a single mom, who immigrated from Mexico, who’s only goal was to make sure  her children were provided for told them to abandon any dreams for the future because they “couldn’t afford to have an imagination.” Cristela reveals that when she left home, her mother kneeled down and begged her to not throw away her future.

Despite some hardships, we are happy to say she has successfully made her way into the industry, first as a publicly known and beloved comedian and now in her efforts to make her very own show, based on a struggling law student who is juggling various jobs while living with her sister, brother-in-law and her immigrant mother. But don’t think she’s going in alone!

The comedy star also roped in some good friends and fans Carlos Ponce, Maria Canals-Barrera, Terri Hoyos and Gabriel Iglesias  with recurring and important roles thought the series.

Be sure to spread the news and watch the premiere episode tomorrow on Friday, October 10th at 8:30/7:30 on ABC


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by MGOrtiz



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