Zayra should be breathing a sigh of relief, because instead of sending her home, the guys from Supernova sent Phil Ritchie packing on last week's Rock Star. The 28-year-old frontman of Lennex tried to save himself with a rockin' rendition of a Failure song, "Smoking Umbrellas." But his attitude failed to impress Tommy and the boys — they questioned his commitment to the band. TVGuide.com caught up with Phil after his ouster to find out what was behind their decision.
TVGuide.com: I'm pretty surprised that you were the one to go home. How are you feeling about it?Phil Ritchie: I'm pretty calm.
TVGuide.com: You aren't angry? Phil: Nah, I'm not mad. Everything happens for a reason.
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Question: When does the new season of Rock Star start? I have been looking everywhere!
Answer: Well, apparently you didn't look at our Summer TV Preview issue of TV Guide. Tsk-tsk. Look for the second season to premiere on CBS July 7. This time, with Rock Star: Supernova, the search is on for a lead singer for the newly formed Supernova, which consists of Motley Crue's Tommy Lee, Metallica's Jason Newsted and Guns N' Roses' Gilby Clarke. Let the headbanging begin ...
Peter Fonda has been making movies for more than 40 years, but he still takes an almost childlike pleasure in surprising audiences. At age 65, there is no doubt that he's the same man who shocked the establishment and, in the process, changed American filmmaking, as one of the creators of the counterculture classic Easy Rider. TVGuide.com got a chance to talk to Fonda about his role in the Hallmark Channel's Supernova (a sci-fi thriller about the sun's possible explosion and decimation of mankind, premiering Sept. 5 at 8 pm/ET), and his experience shooting the recently wrapped comic-book adaptation, Ghost Rider, starring Nicolas Cage.
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