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Christopher Titus Talks About Working with Fox, Round Two, and a 'Special Unit' Movie

by Nick Zaino, posted Jun 17th 2010 1:30PM
Christopher Titus on working with Fox and a 'Special Unit' movieIn 2000, Christopher Titus had an unexpected hit with 'Titus,' a dark sitcom based on his troubled family life. The show was taken mostly from his one-man show, 'Normal Rockwell Is Bleeding,' which he honed both in theaters, for the quieter, less funny moments, and in comedy clubs, to make sure it made people laugh out loud.

But Titus was used to the creative process as a stand-up comedian, where he was writer, director, performer, and everything else, and he butted heads with Fox and its rotation of network presidents over the three-year span of his show. 'Titus' was eventually canceled after Titus got into an argument with network head Gail Berman.

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YouTube, Who Loves Ya Baby?

by Danny Gallagher, posted Apr 29th 2010 7:04PM
YouTube on TVThe granddaddy of viral video and the leading cause of productivity decline recently turned five years old. If you're don't know what I'm referring to, please steal a computer or better yet, develop some better comprehension skills. Your local community college is a good place to start on both.

YouTube has become a cultural staple, not just for the Internet but in almost every facet of the global consumer media. It's not only been copied, but it's also been utilized, rehashed, twisted and berated by every other media conglomerate in more ways than the left over parts of an IKEA furniture kit.

TV, of course, is no exception. Here is just a brief glimpse at the people and properties of Television City who loved and loathed YouTube, often in the same breath.

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