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
As I was watching HBO's kids'-eye-view examination of divorce (discussed below), I couldn't help reflect on my own break-ups — TV-related, mind you. Cases in point: I hear Weeds went off the air last weekend, way past its expiration date; I gave up on that one long ago, around the time they were on the lam in the Northwest, unmoored from any sense of reality and continuity or purpose. More to the immediate point, NBC's The Office is returning for its ninth and...
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.
Media mogul Oprah Winfrey topped Forbes' list of the highest-paid celebrities, raking in $165 million between May 2011 and May 2012.
Winfrey, whose earnings actually fell by $125 million from the previous year, remains at the top thanks to the final season of The Oprah Winfrey Show, as well as her eponymous magazine, OWN, her spin-off shows and Sirius radio deal.
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Coming in just behind Winfrey is movie director Michael Bay, who earned $160 million. His Blockbuster film Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon, which he earns profits on, took in a whopping $1.1 billion at the box office.
Steven Spielberg took the No. 3 spot, earning $130 million in the last year. His company DreamWorks produced Falling Skies, Terra Nova and Smash for television and the Oscar-nominated films The Adventures of Tintin and War Horse.
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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...
Neil Meron and Craig Zadan
Veteran producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron will be in charge of this year's Oscar ceremony, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday.
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.
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.
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...