Katharine McPhee and Megan Hilty
The curtains closed on Smash's first season with mediocre reviews, but the show must go on. With a major cast overhaul, including Jennifer Hudson headlining some big-name guest stars, things are looking up for Season 2, which returns to NBC in January.
Executive producer Neil Meron, who also produced the remake of Lifetime's Steel Magnolias, spilled some details at Magnolia's premiere. Hudson will...
A familiar face is returning for Smash's second season.
Bernadette Peters will reprise her role as Leigh Conroy, the mother of Megan Hilty's Ivy, Vulture reports.
Bernadette Peters on Smash, Karen's lack of desperation and what she'd do on Glee
Smash has tapped another musical veteran for its upcoming season.
Nikki Blonsky, who starred in the 2007 film version of Hairspray, has landed a recurring role in NBC's Broadway drama, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Though there's no word on who she'll be playing, Smash star Wes Brown broke the casting news by tweeting a picture of the actress on set.
Jesse L. Martin
Law & Order alum Jesse L. Martin is heading to NBC's musical series Smash, Deadline reports.
Smash's Marilyn Monroe hopeful Karen Cartwright (Katharine McPhee) is about to get a very important lesson about show biz from one of the best.
In a new preview for NBC's drama lineup shown Tuesday evening during the Olympics, fans got their first look at Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson's upcoming arc on...
NBC Chairman Robert Greenblatt is pleased with the network's third-place finish for the 2011-2012 season and is looking forward to the Olympics and fall. "We had a great spring. I couldn't be happier with what happened," he told reporters assembled for the the Television Critics Association's fall previews Tuesday.
Part of that optimism will extend to how the network will utilize the Summer Olympics as a springboard to promote full episodes of its fall shows, revamping The Voice, Community and Smash and re-evaluating its overall comedy strategy. Let's break it down:
NBC continues to add more real-life Broadway stars to its musical series Smash.
Krysta Rodriguez is the latest addition, signing on as a series regular for Season 2, TVGuide.com has confirmed. Rodriguez, whose stage credits include The Addams Family and A Chorus Line, will play...
Spring Awakening alum Andy Mientus has joined the cast of Smash for Season 2, TVLine reports.
Mientus, whose credits include...
Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson is joining Smash for a multi-episode arc, NBC announced Friday.
Hudson, 30, will play a Tony-winning Broadway star who has a...
William Balfour, Jennifer Hudson's estranged brother-in-law, was found guilty of three counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of Hudson's mother, brother and nephew, E! News reports.