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Smash Series Finale: Tonys, Babies, Ratings and More!

Smash Series Finale: Tonys, Babies, Ratings and More!

Say goodnight, Smash fans! The musical series aired its swan song on May 26, and we’ve officially come to the end of a long, glittering road paved with heartbreak, excitement and disappointment—and that’s just talking about the audience!

The two-part series finale earned 2.4 million viewers, with a 0.5 rating share in the key demo ...

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Be Our Star! Five Roles That Can Make Smash’s Megan Hilty the Toast of Broadway

Be Our Star! Five Roles That Can Make Smash’s Megan Hilty the Toast of Broadway

NBC has officially pulled the plug on its Broadway-themed drama Smash. Say what you will about the series as a whole, but the consistent bright spot was Broadway’s own Megan Hilty in the role of Ivy Lynn. This season, Hilty came into her own with jaw-dropping renditions of “They Just Keep Moving the Line” and “Don’t Forget Me ...

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Smash Ratings Watch: Blackmail! Strippers! Ratings Plateau!

Smash Ratings Watch: Blackmail! Strippers! Ratings Plateau!

Well, the curtain has officially fallen on Smash, and by curtain, we mean Peacock-shaped axe, and by fallen, we mean Smash is canceled. It’s the inevitable outcome we all saw coming (except maybe Karen), but it’s still depressing to say out loud: Smash, the much-loved, much-maligned musical dramedy that made an entire nation raise a martini and an ...

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Smash Ratings Watch: Curtain Up on Bombshell, Viewership Down on Series

Smash Ratings Watch: Curtain Up on Bombshell, Viewership Down on Series

Here’s your weekly update on Smash, NBC’s musical dramedy and apparent ratings thrill ride. Bombshell finally opened on Broadway and the story of the belabored Marilyn Monroe musical appears to be drawing to a close. So how did April 20’s big opening night episode do in the ratings?

According to Zap2It, the episode “Opening Night” earned 1 ...

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Smash Ratings Watch: Viewers Would Rather Watch Bet On Your Baby Than Bombshell

Smash Ratings Watch: Viewers Would Rather Watch Bet On Your Baby Than Bombshell

Smash ratings sunk to a new low on April 13, its second week in the series' new Saturday timeslot. The Broadway-centric drama was easily topped by the new ABC game show Bet on Your Baby, where parents gamble on their child’s ability to spin in a circle, hold a beach ball and do other simple tasks. Yes. That’s ...

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Smash Ratings Watch: Saturday Night Fever? Not So Much

Smash Ratings Watch: Saturday Night Fever? Not So Much

Smash has finally made the move from Tuesdays to Saturdays, airing the first episode in its new time slot on April 6. So how did the show fare in its new schedule digs?

Not great — and in fact, that’s putting it lightly. The show hit a series low for its 9 PM episode, scrounging up 1.88 million viewers ...

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Watch Jeremy Jordan Hit All the Right Notes in a Rocking New Tune on Smash

Watch Jeremy Jordan Hit All the Right Notes in a Rocking New Tune on Smash

There's nothing better than seeing Smash star and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner Jeremy Jordan do what he does best! In the upcoming March 25 episode of the NBC musical dramedy, Jordan busts out his signature tenor and performs the rocking new tune "I Heard Your Voice in a Dream" from the fictional musical Hit List. Written by ...

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Megan Hilty Confesses Her Dream of Singing with Adele and Beyonce

Megan Hilty Confesses Her Dream of Singing with Adele and Beyonce

Smash darling Megan Hilty dropped by VH1’s Big Morning Buzz Live to dish about her recent sold-out Carnegie Hall concert, her debut solo album It Happens All The Time and, of course, her meaty role on NBC's drama. When Hilty was asked to reveal her dream duet, she instead insisted on a trio with Beyonce and Adele. Um ...

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Smash's Megan Hilty to Celebrate the Release of Her Debut Album with Joe’s Pub Concert

Smash's Megan Hilty to Celebrate the Release of Her Debut Album with Joe’s Pub Concert

Broadway diva Megan Hilty (9 to 5, Wicked) will take her powerful vocal chops to Joe’s Pub for a special concert celebrating the release of her debut album, It Happens All The Time.

The Smash star will take the stage on April 23 for two performances in which she’ll sing tunes from her album, which was released on ...

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Smash Survey Results: Go Back to Iowa, Karen!

Smash Survey Results: Go Back to Iowa, Karen!

It’s been a rough week for Karen Cartwright on Smash. Not only does she have to deal with the news that her TV show is being moved to the entertainment purgatory that is Saturday night, but now she’s got Broadway.com readers turning on her!

In this week’s Smash Survey, we asked viewers to help Karen (Katharine ...

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