Katharine McPhee became the latest "American Idol" alum to have a crack at legit stardom with her new NBC series, "Smash." Self magazine recently chatted with McPhee about her rigorous new schedule, life as a New Yorker and the buzz behind the scenes of "Smash."
"I wake up raring to go! My husband, Nick, doesn't get up with me at this obscene hour, but my Chihuahuas do. I moved to New York City in August with an air mattress and a set of sheets and towels. But now I have new furniture, and my place is comfortable."