This week, Miley Cyrus did something great for once! The singer teamed up with The Roots and Jimmy Fallon for a truly awesome a cappella version of her song "We Can't Stop." Elsewhere, Hayden Panettiere showed off her knowledge of country music on Good Morning America, Danielle Brooks and Uzo Adubo from Orange Is the New Black acted out a scene from Scandal, and NCIS star Michael Weatherlyreleased a music video. Vanessa Bayer also debuted her web series Sound Advice. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
"We Can't Stop" A Cappella: Here's something newsworthy — a Miley Cyrus videothat isn't offensive or controversial. Miracles do happen! Check out the a cappella version of Cyrus' "We Can't Stop," featuring Jimmy Fallon and The Roots, below. Warning: serious earworm ahead.
Private School Girl trailer: Summer Heights High star Chris Lilley has created a spin-off show for his character Ja'mie King, a high school snob who's oblivious to her own awfulness. Watch the trailer for Private School Girl, which premieres statesideNov. 24 on HBO, here:
Michael Weatherly — "Under the Sun": NCIS star Michael Weatherly stars in the music video for his song "Under the Sun," which is featured on the show's official soundtrack. Tiva 'shippers: make of the lyrics what you will.
Nashville Name That Song: Hayden Panettiere may play a country singer on ABC's Nashville, but how familiar is she with the genre in real life? Watch the actress' appearance on Good Morning America this week to see how she does on a country-themed edition of "Name That Song."
Vanessa Bayer in Sound Advice: In the new web series Sound Advice, SaturdayNight Live star Vanessa Bayer plays "Janessa Slater," a "media coach" who gives advice to bands on how to conduct themselves. In the first episode, she sits down with "We Are Young" band fun. Her next guest will be The Wanted. Check out the hilarious segment below: (via Tubefilter)
Improv Everywhere Rocky: The comedy troupe Improv Everywhere, known for its flash mobs, is paying tribute to the movies this fall with the new web series Movies in Real Life. Each week, the group will re-enact a scene from a classic movie. The first one, staged at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, mimics Sylvester Stallone's famous training sequence in Rocky. Adrian! (via Tubefilter)
Orange Is the New Scandal: How do the cast members from Orange Is the New Black amuse themselves between takes? By recreating scenes from some of their favorite shows, apparently. Here, Danielle Brooks and Uzo Aduba (who play Taystee and Crazy Eyes, respectively, on the Netflix series), re-enact a dramatic scene from the Scandal Season 3 premiere featuring a conversation between Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) and her father. The clip is short, but oh so sweet.
Telekinetic girl: Call it brilliant stunt marketing. In order to promote the upcoming remake of the film Carrie, a girl (with the help of a stuntman) pretends to actually have telekinetic powers -- to the horror of unsuspecting patrons inside a Manhattan coffee shop. Scream/laugh your way through the clip below:
What were you favorite videos of the week? Did we miss any?
- Arts & Entertainment
- Michael Weatherly
- Vanessa Bayer