It was two years ago this month that comedian Christopher Titus became the lemons-to-lemonade poster boy, parlaying his tumultuous upbringing in a dysfunctional household into a Fox sitcom that plays the same dark themes of his life for laughs.
As "Titus" began trying to find its audience, however, the audience started having problems finding "Titus."
Fox shifted the show from one day to another, and just when it seemed to be settling in, the network began tinkering with its time slot. Sometimes the show would be preempted altogether as the network auditioned other series in its place.
Fox executives have assured the star that the juggling is all part of a master plan to nurture the offbeat series, and tonight at 9:30, viewers can see how the project is coming along.
In an uneven episode titled "The Session," Titus (Chris Titus) and the show's main players (Cynthia Watros as girlfriend Erin; Stacy Keach as his alcoholic father, Ken; Zack Ward as his brother, Dave; David Shatraw as friend Tommy; and Rachel Roth as niece Amy) gather for a group-counseling powwow that's part of Erin's grad school program.