"I love joining the crew of Fashion Police. To me it feels like family. although I am not quite a fashionista, I would love to look at it like I am changing it up - Fashion Police: Special Victims Unit," Cho joked in a statement. "It makes me happiest to spend time with Melissa, and when I see her laugh at my joke, I feel like Joan [Rivers] is smiling, somewhere."
The 47-year-old comedian later tweeted: "I'm so thrilled to be the newest co-host!"
The show will be throwing her right into the all of the action when she starts work on Jan. 10, the day after the Golden Globe Awards. The Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes will also be in the program's new celebrity guest chair on Cho's debut episode.