A discouraged Joey is just looking for an audition for a good show. At Alex's Northwestern alumni party, he's mistaken for an fellow alumni, and introduced to the Northwestern Mafia. They help him get an audition for a show called Deep Powder, described as 'Baywatch on skis.' Joey's a little depressed that he's auditioning for the father of two teenage characters.
Season 1 Episode 10 of Joey resulted in a 0.00 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
After his friends all go their separate ways, Joey Tribianni leaves New York for Hollywood to pursue his acting career full-time. His slutty sister Gina buys him a nice apartment and he finds a new roommate in his 20-year old nephew Michael (Gina had him when she was 16), who is literally a rocket scientist. Michael's book smarts and Joey's people smarts allow them to help each other out whenever they can and make perfect companions for one another.