Joey's relationship with costar Katie has consequences that could get him fired from the show, unless he manages to talk her out of her dressing room. Joey and Lauren acknowledge their feelings for one another. After Gina teaches Alex how to make lasagna, Joey is forced to judge a taste test.
Season 1 Episode 13 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.