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How Your Favorite TV Shows Are Handling The Recession (VIDEO)

Huffington Post     First Posted: 10/23/09 06:12 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 03:00 PM ET

While veteran shows struggle to incorporate the ailing economy into their story lines, networks are launching new shows born of the recession. In addition to new series in the slideshow below, Fox is developing a comedy called "Two-Dollar Beer" that follows a group of friends living in Detroit and trying to cope with the city's economy, while ABC Studios is developing "Canned" that focuses on a group of friends who all get fired on the same day.

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Kelsey Grammer stars in this new ABC comedy about a wealthy CEO who is ousted from his company. He is forced to give up his lavish lifestyle and move back home to Virginia with his spoiled family.