'Web Therapy's' Dan Bucatinsky recounts the show's offbeat path to Showtime

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Showtime's new comedy "Web Therapy" has taken a pretty circuitous route to television. It began life as an online series, running for three years and winning a couple of Webby Awards during its run. That sparked some interest from TV networks, and the show's creators, Lisa Kudrow, Dan Bucatinsky and Don Roos, figured they could string together some of the existing webisodes and package them as a half-hour comedy.Just one problem: "Three webisodes together only added up to 12 minutes," Bucatinsky tells Zap2it. "So when we finally got together with Showtime, we talked with them about letting us fill it out a little, spending a little money to make more content."They did, and you can see the result Tuesday nights on Showtime, with Fiona Wallice (Kudrow) dispensing small pieces of pretty bad advice to her patients via webcam. Bucatinsky also stars as one of Fiona's most put-upon patients, Jerome; the cast also includes Victor Garber...


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