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YouTube Emulating TV; Daytime President Leaving

• YouTube has given itself a redesign. The makeover includes categorized channels, similar to those on TV, and the website plans to include more original content from big names, like Jay-Z and Madonna. Check it out at CNN.

• Brian Frons, ABC daytime president who played an instrumental part in the decision to cancel "All My Children" and "One Life to Live," is leaving the alphabet network in January. In light of Fron's departure, ABC has decided to merge its daytime and syndicated development into one unit named Times Square Studio. Read the story at Deadline.

• Hulu will make available all the seasons and most recent episodes of  "Community" on Hulu Plus, according to The Wrap. The NBC comedy has been receiving some attention due to its upcoming absence from the network's mid-season schedule. Though NBC has said it has no plans to cancel the comedy, Hulu may be thinking ahead and setting up a core audience of people who come to Hulu for its "Community" fix. More non-TV networks are seeking to have original content. Netflix just agreed to air new episodes of the cancelled Fox series "Arrested Development."

• Edwin Judd Woldin, a musical composer best known for working on the Tony Award-winning musical "Raisin," an adaptation of "A Raisin in the Sun," passed away. He was 86 years old. Read his obituary at Playbill.

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