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Get Ready For Workplace Glee Club!

I've never watched "Glee" -- I'll just listen to the original songs instead, thank you -- but I hear it's quite the phenomenon. So much so that our friends in Canada have created a new teevee show called "Canada Sings!" where workplace glee teams put down their staplers and smart phones to sing their hearts out:
Hosted by Matte Babel, ET Canada's Hollywood correspondent, the show follows 12 workplace glee clubs as they work with choreographers and vocal coaches who do their best to transform them into polished performers. Each episode sees two teams competing against one another for a chance to win a $10,000 donation to the charity of their choice. But to make it to the winner’s circle, they'll have to impress a judging panel made up of Jann Arden, Pierre Bouvier, the lead vocalist for the pop punk band Simple Plan, and Rob Van Winkle, a.k.a. Vanilla Ice.

"It's a different show. It hasn't been done," Van Winkle says. "It's teams coming out of their work environment to compete for their charity. When I found out about that, I was like, 'I’m all over it.'"

Yeah, I'd be all over it like Vanilla Ice, too, but we don't have this show in the states. Why not? I mean, we don't have very many employed people left to do the show, but surely we could still scratch together a few teams to sing depressing Nine Inch Nails songs or something. Just imagine a group of employees singing Hurt a cappella. How awesome would that be? Plus, teevee glee club sounds way more fun than organizing the company's softball team roster. Okay, America: We've been served.


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