Dirt buried

In FX's Dirt, former Friends star Courtney Cox plays the editor of a Hollywood tabloid magazine who uses nefarious means to dig up juicy gossip on celebrities. Life imitated art when Cox gave up a little dirt on herself at a charity event in Los Angeles yesterday.

Speaking to reporters at an event supporting the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Cox addressed the issue of whether Dirt--which she also produced with her husband David Arquette--would get picked up for a third season.

"It just got canceled," she said, according to TV Guide, quickly putting any speculation of a third season to rest.

Dirt premiered in early 2007, and its second season was shortened from 13 episodes to seven because of the writers' strike, something that may have led to its demise. The show received mixed ratings, but apparently could not draw enough of an audience.

Cox isn't letting Dirt's demise thwart her passion for producing. She is currently working on several projects for her Coquette Productions television production company.

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Feb 17, 2009
Here’s the URL for the petition, maybe it’s not too late. http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/DirtFX
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Nov 01, 2008
I am really getting fed up with T.V. in general. They cancel all the good ones, and create ridiculous junk like Caveman. Dirt was really good, so was the show about people with eating disorders. People have gone overboard with the the P.C. thing. If Nip/Tuck or The Riches disappear, so will I. These shows that are getting axed have great character development, so you can enjoy episodes that you may not love for the content.
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Oct 07, 2008
the song they used for season 2 was great the boys wanna be her the girls wanna be her.. i wanna be her too! LOL
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Jun 22, 2008
Want to try to get DIRT back on the air? I've seen networks harassed by fans that brought back shows (Jericho for one). We are trying to do the same - here are some ways you can help! Please join up with one of our groups! You can sign this petition that someone started:

http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/DirtFX

also you can email these two address and demand that they bring back dirt

user@fxnetworks.com

and

johnlandgraf@fxnetwork.com also, someone has set up a website and we are planning on mass mailing the network bags/envelopes/packages of dirt to show our support! the official Save DIRT website:

http://www.freewebs.com/kade6767/ the facebook group:

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=17815368854 and the myspace group:

http://groups.myspace.com/SaveDIRT
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Jun 22, 2008
OMG!!! This is one of my favorite FX shows to date. I can't believe they're doing this. It was only 7 episodes. If they did a full season and no one watched, I could understand. They could have given us the other half of S2 at least. Freakin idiots!!! If Nip/Tuck or Rescue Me was no longer on this channel, I would stop watching it for this grave error in judgement. I Love Courtney Cox and she ruled as Lucy!
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Jun 14, 2008
i just brought the first season of dirt the other week and its great sad that it is cancelled but looking forwards to her other productions though!
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Jun 13, 2008
FX THE CHANNEL THAT CANCELED ANOTHER HIT SHOW ''STARGATE'' TO REPLACE IT WITH A LOWEND TYPE OF WRESTLING!!!! THE EXECUTIVES ALL AROUND THE AGE OF 23.......MAKING SO-CALLED BIG NETWORK DECISIONS. THESE INTERNS-FREE LABOR WITH NO EXPERIENCE, NO CLUE OR DEMOGRAPHIC RESEARCH,,,JUST MAKING AN X IN THE SQUARE TO GET THROUGH THE DAY!!! I LOVE COURTNEY, AND DAVID,,,WILL WATCH WHATEVER THEY CREATE!!! HBO WAS THE REAL LOSER....FIRST!! STAY POSITIVE YOU GUYS!!!
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Jun 12, 2008
Why am I not surprised? They seemed to tie up every loose end on the final episode. I'm sorry, but the 2nd season wasn't worth watching.
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Jun 11, 2008
just another one of my favs to get the axe...



screw you fox!!!!
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Jun 11, 2008
Really not surprised it was canceled. Great first season.This season seemed to lack something. That seems to be the problem with shows after first season. FX should at least run a 2 hour episode finalle
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Jun 11, 2008
I'm not surprised Dirt was canceled, but I'm definitely annoyed by it. The strike completely screwed up this season and FX knows that. The ratings may not have been great, but it did well on iTunes and Hulu that it should've been renewed, if not out of sympathy to the fans who didn't get a full season. Another thing that really annoys me about this is that FX didn't come out and say it themselves. I think that's just pathetic. And I guarantee The Riches are next because ratings were worse. It's a shame because these are two great shows with a lot of great talent involved.

RIP Dirt.
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Jun 10, 2008
I hope this is just a rumor. I finally talked my huisband into watching with me and he loved it.
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Jun 10, 2008
OMG !!! I love this show.. i'm so sad, though the second season wasn't as great as the first one !!!
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Jun 10, 2008
I'm sad, Ilove courtney cox
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Jun 10, 2008
Oh no! I only recently started watching it as well!
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Jun 10, 2008
I am so sad to hear that Dirt is cancelled. I really enjoyed this show!
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Jun 10, 2008
:(
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Jun 10, 2008
This is ridiculous. It's the good shows that always get cancelled.
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Jun 10, 2008
I'm suprised it got axed
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Jun 10, 2008
This is ridiculous! a sensational season 1 and though second season wasn't the greatest but they really should give it another chance! sure US viewers might not like it but think of the internatonal viewers ONLINE!!!!!!!! Come ON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Jun 10, 2008
Fairly surprising, Dirt really stepped it up from a pretty poor first season.
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Jun 10, 2008
why are so many good shows being axed?!?! dirt rocked! the second season not so much but i mean come on, look what they had to deal with. That writers strike totally sucked and because of their issues the people have to suffer. They better come back with new fresh ideas for shows because this remake of 90210 and Celebrity Circus just isn't going to cut it. GET REAL PEOPLE!
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Jun 10, 2008
NO! i loved Dirt. man sucks big time. :( long live lucy
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Jun 10, 2008
I am beginning to sound like a broken record ... but WHY are SO many AMAZING series being cancelled and SO many crap ones are still there or are about to appear??? It's like it's a payback for the strike ... the networks getting their own back on the people who stood up for their jobs regardless of whether the show deserved to go or not ... in fact the better the show the more likely it was to get canned! GMAFB!
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Jun 10, 2008
This truly sux...why are many of the actually good, interesting different shows being cancelled??? Of course there was a decrease in viewers because no one knew when shows were on or coming back or everyone got so into the reality shows that they just stopped watching real shows. Don't get me wrong I watch quite a few reality shows, but I started because there was less on during the strike, but when my shows came back so did I. I started watching Dirt during the 2nd season, but went back and watched most of the first season and thought this show was amazing. I really liked it and am so mad that it was cancelled. These shows don't get enough attention or a chance to come back from that horrible strike.
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Jun 10, 2008
A general problem is that they've traded in content for T&A. Season 1 has Cox taking her clothes off every episode. I am not complaining, but Dirt, Nip/Tuck, and Rescue Me need new writers. The Shield is still the best show on TV.
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Jun 10, 2008
This was a good show I kept missing. It is way better then that dump Joey show. Cortney Cox should do something new because she is a really great actor though.
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Jun 10, 2008
Wow, I liked season 1, but the short season 2 left something to be desired. It really seems like the networks are cutting a ton of shows.
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Jun 10, 2008
wont miss is
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Jun 10, 2008
That showed lived up to its name...it was complete 'dirt!'
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Jun 10, 2008
Too bad, I liked Dirt...
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Jun 10, 2008
Never lived up to its potential
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Jun 10, 2008
well, to me this is as sad of a news as the end of Friends.

I disagree with you all, both seasons were great in their own way and I am just gonna miss Lucy & Holt so much and crazy sweet Don as well.

Courteney was amazing in DIRT and I just want to thank her for making this year an a half a lot more fun and for the anticipation she teased.

oh and add this: damn you writters! you screwed everything up this year.

CCA lover
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Jun 10, 2008
The show seemed to slip in the second season but having the season shortened because of the strike didn't help. Who knows how it would've done if it would've had a full season, but today it seems that networks want a hit straight out of the box that never slips. Now a day's shows aren't expected to have a slip in the ratings but be allowed to recover, it's either a hit all the time or its canceled. Take care.


Peace To All
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Jun 10, 2008
Ever saw an episode so I'm not going miss it.
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Jun 10, 2008
Second season wasn't great...but it's not a reason to cancel the entire show :((
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Jun 09, 2008
thank god 2nd season was terrible. Maybe Courtney and Friends can get back to Friends and reunite. Maybe I am gung ho about this because I saw the Sex and the City reunion movie which made me feel so nostalgic for my Favorite Friends to get back together. If Van Halen can get back together as well, Friends can too. The Sex and the City & Van Halen successes should help motivate.
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Jun 09, 2008
I didn't really like the second season either. I just hope they keep their better shows.
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Jun 09, 2008
Sad news. I just hope that this means more money for The Riches.
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Jun 09, 2008
Dirt was great 1st season, I only saw a few of the 2nd but it was just terrible, it was like a completely different show.
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Jun 09, 2008
i wonder if the riches are next
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