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Charlie Bites Finger, Nabs $500,000 & Fuels TV's Online Future

Web video is finally growing up. The family behind the wildly viral "Charlie Bit My Finger" YouTube video is getting its own professional Web series, according to PaidContent. The 2007 video spawned parody clips, fan sites, mobile apps, and $500,000 in revenue - for starters. The ferment around infant Charlie's mandibular prowess (and his brother Harry's misfortune) captured the attention of Viral Spiral and Rightster, who are teaming up to produce professional-grade Web videos based on what is now the most widely-viewed amateur video in the history of YouTube.
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