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
Christina Applegate, Maya Rudolph, Will Arnett
The first season of Up All Night ended on a high note, with Chris (Will Arnett) finally getting to propose to Reagan (Christina Applegate) the way he'd always dreamed. But don't expect everything to be romance and rainbows when the show returns for its sophomore season Thursday at 8:30/7:30c. Creator and executive producer Emily Spivey and producer Tucker Cawley spoke to TVGuide.com about the huge changes coming to this season, which kicks off with some very bad news for Reagan and Ava (Maya Rudolph).
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.
Christina Applegate, Maya Rudolph and Sean Hayes
Six years after saying goodbye to his Emmy-winning "Just Jack" alter ego on Will & Grace, Sean Hayes is returning to NBC. He'll be recurring on Smash and is developing his own comedy series. But first up comes an amusing arc as a passive-aggressive nemesis to Ava (Maya Rudolph) on Up All Night.
"My character, Walter, used to be...
NBC's Smash is hosting a Will & Grace reunion!
Sean Hayes has landed a recurring role on Season 2 of NBC's Broadway drama, the network announced Monday.
There are some big changes coming to NBC's Up All Night.
As it heads into its second season, the series is undergoing a major makeover and dropping Ava, the show-within-a-show hosted by Maya Rudolph's character. In moving away from Reagan's workplace, Up All Night will begin to focus more on "smaller, lower-key home stories," according to The Huffington Post.
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13. The Worst Ex Factor: If you have to ask, "You sure this isn't racist?" three times, chances are, it probably is. On MTV's The Challenge: Battle of the Exes, Emily decides to play a "prank" on her African-American partner and ex-boyfriend, Ty, by smearing chocolate all over her face to do a blackface impersonation of him with Camila, who does her best ...
When a new show comes along that blows you away with its risk-taking originality, like NBC's haunting Awake (see my review of the pilot episode here), it's almost inevitable that one of the first ...