'Community's' Joel McHale on the 'American Idol' challenge: 'We've been working out'

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"Community" returned last week with a lot of pressure placed on it. Not only is the show kicking off NBC's new comedy block, but TV's No. 1 show, "American Idol," returned to the same time slot on Thursday nights.When Zap2it was on-set at "Community" before the midseason return, we got a chance to talk "American Idol" with star Joel McHale, who plays the cool Jeff Winger, and he says the crew is ready for the "Idol" challenge."Yes, we're ready to take them on," he jokes. "We have been working out. Preseason's been great. Ready to take them on."McHale has two views on the reality show. On the one hand, it poses a ratings challenge for the NBC show, but it also presents some new material for his other gig hosting E!'s "The Soup."  "With the new line of judges," he says. "It will be fresh for 'The Soup,' which is great."McHale is also not shy...


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