Why is Joel McHale naked on the wholesome family sitcom Community?
Jeff Winger (McHale) enrolls in a billiards class, for which the crusty old instructor requires his students to wear polyester T-shirts and short-shorts when they shoot stick, as it's a physical education course. When Jeff protests the uniform, the instructor...
If I Can Dream, Benjamin Elliot and Amanda Phillips
What happens when you put five aspiring performers in a Los Angeles house with cameras running 24 hours a day for all the world to see? American Idol creator Simon Fuller decided to find out by creating If I Can Dream. The online series captures the lives of five twenty-somethings as they struggle to find a gig in Hollywood. While it's great to finally find a job, it also means they're out of the house and a new person, who can audition via MySpace, will fill their vacancy.
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Amanda Phillips, 23, and Ben Elliot, 22, two of the five inaugural housemates, talked to TVGuide.com about living their lives on camera, the pitfalls of fame and healthy competition...
Gary LeVox, George Eads, and Joe Don Rooney, CSI
The music of country-pop supergroup Rascal Flatts has electrified millions of fans, but in Thursday's CSI, it's one of the band's members that gets a jolt.
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While playing their hit song "Unstoppable" at a show in Las Vegas, bass player Jay DeMarcus is electrocuted by what is believed to be a technical glitch. The extent of DeMarcus' injury suggests some behind-the-scenes funny business, however, prompting the CSIs to investigate deeper.
After some questioning, it's revealed that, just before the show in question, DeMarcus and fellow bandmates Gary LeVox and Joe Don Rooney had a squabble about continuing to make music together. (Don't worry, Flatt-heads, it's just a TV show!) Guest stars Alan Ruck and Brent Briscoe, who play the band's manager and roadie, respectively, could also be suspects.
"They are the crime story," executive producer Carol Mendelsohn tells TVGuide.com of the band's involvement in the show. "This is not just them playing a concert...