All eyes are on Smash as the NBC musical drama prepares to unveil its second season on Tuesday (9/8c on NBC). But it's not because fans are dying to know whether Ivy (Megan Hilty) survived her possible pill overdose or if Karen (Katharine McPhee) ditched her cheating boyfriend — it's because fans are waiting to see just how much the Smash they loved, and more famously loved to hate, has changed its tune.
Premiering on NBC a year ago with impressive critical acclaim and almost inescapable advertising, Smash follows the creation of Bombshell, a new Broadway musical based on the life of Marilyn Monroe, and the characters involved behind the scenes. Over the first season, ingénues Karen and Ivy tried to out-diva each other for the main role while juggling messy love lives, lyricist Julia (Debra Messing) cheated on...
Bad news, Smash fans. You may not have seen the last of Broadway's most annoying assistant just yet.
"Ellis is still alive," executive producer Neil Meron told reporters with a laugh at NBC's winter TV previews Sunday. "How could we forget Ellis?"
Much to the contrary, the much-maligned character is just one...
Debra Messing is finding new love — on TV, that is.
Daniel Sunjata (formerly of Rescue Me and Grey's Anatomy) is joining the cast of Smash as a love interest for Messing's character Julia, Entertainment Weekly reports.
Spring Awakening alum Andy Mientus has joined the cast of Smash for Season 2, TVLine reports.
Mientus, whose credits include...
Newsies star Jeremy Jordan is carrying the banner to Smash as a new series regular for Season 2, TVLine reports.
The year-old Broadway actor, 27, will play a...