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DUIs, Blackface & More! Fall TV's Sleaziest Scandals EXPOSED

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Oct. 6 2016, Updated 1:17 p.m. ET

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The stars of fall's hottest shows are bringing more drama off-screen than on! Click through these six slides to find out which trashy stars are hitting the small-screen.

Joel McHale arrives to Philymack Studios for The New Z Zenga party with GQ in Los Angeles, CA

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Joel McHale, 44, stars as a reporter assigned to manage millenials at a web-only magazine on The Great Indoors (CBS, Thursdays, 8:30 p.m.). But off-screen, he attempted suicide several times and told sexual abuse survivors to "grow up" because "self-pity is the ugliest emotion."

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Ted Danson seen in NYC

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Ted Danson, 68, appears opposite Kristen Bell on The Good Place (NBC, Thursdays, 8:30 p.m.), but is up to bad behavior off-screen! He sported blackface at a Whoopi Goldberg roast in 1993 — infamously upsetting Halle Berry and Montel Williams!

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2016 Summer TCA Tour – Day 13

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Damon Wayans, 56, is starring in FOX's Lethal Weapon remake (Wednesdays at 8 p.m.) after slamming Bill Cosby's sexual assault victims, calling them "un-rape-able" and criticizing their silence.

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Kiefer Sutherland smokes a cigarette in NYC

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Kiefer Sutherland, 49, plays a lower-level cabinet member who becomes in charge of the government after a terrorist attack on Designated Survivor (ABC, Wednesdays, 10 p.m.). He spent 48 days in jail for DUI and violating his probation in 2007, and heat-butted designer Jack McCullough in the same year. He also attacked a Christmas tree in 2006!

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CBS 2016 Summer TCA – Panel

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Michael Weatherly, 48, stars on CBS's Bull (Tuesdays, 9 p.m.) as a trial consultant — and has had his fair share of courtroom drama in real life, too! He was arrested for DUI in November 2015 and was sentenced to three years probation, a three-month alcohol program and a Mothers Against Drunk Drivers course.

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2016 Toronto International Film Festival – “The Edge Of Seventeen” Premiere – Arrivals

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Melissa Benoist, 28, stars on The CW hit Supergirl (Mondays, 8 p.m.), but her nude photo scandal was far from heroic! Hackers leaked Benoist's personal photos of her and an ex-boyfriend having raunchy sex in 2014, while she was starring on Glee.

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