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Smash Sets Season Two Premiere Date

Smash Sets Season Two Premiere Date

NBC's Broadway-themed series Smash will begin its second season on February 5, 2013, according to TVLine.com. This season the show will air on Tuesday nights, with the season premiere scheduled to run two hours long. 

In addition to series regulars Megan Hilty, Christian Borle, Debra Messing and Katharine McPhee, the musical series welcomes a slew of new stars ...

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Bernadette Peters to Sing New Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman Song on Smash

Bernadette Peters to Sing New Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman Song on Smash

On the first season of NBC’s Broadway dramedy Smash, Bernadette Peters gifted the television world with a stunning rendition of “Everything’s Coming Up Roses.” When Peters returns to the show during season two, she'll get to belt out at least one original song.

In a post on his Facebook page, Tony Award-winning composer/co-lyricist Marc Shaiman (Catch Me If ...

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Tony Winner Michael Mayer to Direct NBC Restaurant Drama The Inferno

Tony Winner Michael Mayer to Direct NBC Restaurant Drama The Inferno

Tony winner Michael Mayer is set to direct The Inferno, a new NBC drama project set in a restaurant, according to Deadline.comThe show will be produced by Scott Stuber (Ted) and TV celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay.

Created by Liz Garcia and Josh Harto (TNT’s Memphis Beat), The Inferno is described as a dark, operatic drama ...

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Jesse L. Martin to Play a Grown Up Frat Boy on NBC's The Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives

Jesse L. Martin to Play a Grown Up Frat Boy on NBC's The Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives

NBC can’t seem to get enough of Law & Order alum Jesse L. Martin. In addition to his upcoming guest spot on Smash, the Law & Order vet will star in the pilot of the Jerry Bruckheimer-produced drama The Secret Lives Of Husbands and Wives, according to Deadline.com. The dramatic soap centers on a murder, and the secrets and ...

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Daphne Rubin-Vega is the Latest Broadway Star to Sign on for Season Two of Smash

Daphne Rubin-Vega is the Latest Broadway Star to Sign on for Season Two of Smash

Mimi may meet Marilyn as the Feline of Avenue B is making her way to Smash! Rent and A Streetcar Named Desire actress Daphne Rubin-Vega is the latest stage star to join the growing line-up of Broadway veterans in the second season of NBC’s theater dramedy Smash, Broadway.com has confirmed (EW.com first reported the news).

Rubin-Vega will play ...

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Smash Producers Developing NBC Series Featuring the Music of Diane Warren

Smash Producers Developing NBC Series Featuring the Music of Diane Warren

Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, the producing duo behind Smash and the film adaptations of Hairspray and Chicago, have another musical-minded project up their sleeves. The newly-minted 2013 Oscars producers are developing an hourlong series for NBC based on the music of acclaimed songwriter Diane Warren, who will serve as a consulting producer on the drama.

Deadline reports that the ...

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Let's Be Bad! Smash Season One DVD Sets Release Date

Let's Be Bad! Smash Season One DVD Sets Release Date

Before Smash returns next year for more behind-the-scenes Broadway drama, viewers can catch up on all the Marilyn mischief when the first season DVD hits stores on January 8, 2013.

According to Entertainment Weekly, the DVD of the show’s inaugural season will include a featurette with Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (who wrote the show’s Broadway numbers), a blooper reel ...

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Smash's Andy Mientus Talks Making Music with Jeremy Jordan and the 'Diva Presence' of Jennifer Hudson

Smash's Andy Mientus Talks Making Music with Jeremy Jordan and the 'Diva Presence' of Jennifer Hudson

Christian Borle and Debra Messing's Smash characters might need to watch their backs. For its second season, the Broadway-themed series is bringing in a new pair of writers, who will be played by Carrie and Spring Awakening vet Andy Mientus and Tony nominee Jeremy Jordan

“Joining Smash is an unbelievable step in my little journey,” Mientus recently told ...

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Ooh La La! Sean Hayes & Megan Hilty Get Dangerous in Sneak Peek of Smash's New Season

Ooh La La! Sean Hayes & Megan Hilty Get Dangerous in Sneak Peek of Smash's New Season

Imagine Broadway.com's surprise when we happened by the Broadway Theatre on September 26 and found Sean Hayes and Megan Hilty staring us down! It's not a return engagement of Promises, Promises: We stumbled onto the set of NBC’s Smash, which took over the Broadway and plastered posters of the show's season two musical, Liaisons, all over the place. Hayes ...

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She’s Baaack! Bernadette Peters Returning to Smash for Season Two

She’s Baaack! Bernadette Peters Returning to Smash for Season Two

Get ready Smash fans, everything's coming up Bernadette Peters...again!

The Broadway superstar will return to the NBC dramedy as Leigh Conroy, the famous stage mother of Ivy Lynn (Megan Hilty). Details of her appearance, including how many episodes she’ll appear, are being kept mum, but it’s probably a safe bet that there’ll be at least one musical performance from ...

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Smash Adds Hairspray's Nikki Blonsky to Season Two Cast

Smash Adds Hairspray's Nikki Blonsky to Season Two Cast

Nikki Blonsky, who made a name for herself as Tracy Turnblad in the 2007 movie adaptation of Hairspray, has joined the cast of NBC’s Broadway dramedy Smash, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Though the details on Blonsky’s role are mum, the Golden Globe nominee joins an all-star line-up of Smash newcomers. Stage and screen stars Jeremy Jordan, Jennifer Hudson, Sean ...

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Jesse L. Martin Lands Role as Debra Messing's Love Interest on Smash

Jesse L. Martin Lands Role as Debra Messing's Love Interest on Smash

Jesse L. Martin will join the cast of Smash in a recurring role during the Broadway-themed series' upcoming second season, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Martin will play Scott Welker, the artistic director of a theater company and potential love interest for Julia (Debra Messing). Smash will return to NBC in early 2013.

Cast members Brian d'Arcy James (who played ...

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Sean Hayes and Megan Hilty Get Cozy on the Set of Smash

Sean Hayes and Megan Hilty Get Cozy on the Set of Smash

It’s not the Will & Grace reunion we’re waiting for, but it’s one step closer! Sean Hayes (Promises, Promises) will appear in multiple episodes of the second season of NBC’s musical dramedy Smash, playing Terrence Falls, a mainstream Hollywood actor making his Broadway debut in the new musical Liaisons (bye bye, Bombshell). Check out this first look at Hayes on ...

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Dreamgirls TV Mashup! Sheryl Lee Ralph Will Play Jennifer Hudson’s Mom on Smash

Dreamgirls TV Mashup! Sheryl Lee Ralph Will Play Jennifer Hudson’s Mom on Smash

Tony nominee Sheryl Lee Ralph will play Jennifer Hudson’s mother Cynthia on the second season of Smash, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Ralph was nominated for a 1982 Tony Award for creating the role of Deena Jones in the original Broadway production of Dreamgirls, and Hudson won an Oscar for her portrayal of Effie White in the film adaptation of ...

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Tony Nominee Daniel Sunjata to Play Debra Messing's New Love Interest on Season Two of Smash

Tony Nominee Daniel Sunjata to Play Debra Messing's New Love Interest on Season Two of Smash

Tony nominee Daniel Sunjata has joined the cast of Smash as a love interest for Julia (Debra Messing), according to EW.com. Sunjata will have a reccuring role when NBC's Broadway-themed series returns for its second season in 2013.

Cast members Brian d'Arcy James (who played Julia's husband) and Will Chase (Julia's former boyfriend) both departed the series after its ...

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Get a First Look at Newsies' Jeremy Jordan and Katharine McPhee on the Steamy Set of Smash

Get a First Look at Newsies' Jeremy Jordan and Katharine McPhee on the Steamy Set of Smash

The streets of Hell’s Kitchen were steamier than usual on July 30 as Jeremy Jordan headed out on location to film a scene opposite Katharine McPhee for the upcoming second season of Smash. Broadway.com has a first look at the Newsies star, who reportedly plays a “sexy Brooklyn-born singer with a self-destructive streak,” on the set of the ...

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Smash Star Megan Hilty on Covering Wicked Songs and Sharing an 'Angry Duet' with Jennifer Hudson for Season Two

Smash Star Megan Hilty on Covering Wicked Songs and Sharing an 'Angry Duet' with Jennifer Hudson for Season Two

NBC’s Broadway-tinged drama Smash has gone through a revolving door of cast changes since the first season ended. While Raza Jaffrey, Jaime Cepero, Brian d’Arcy James and Will Chase have departed, the additions of Broadway stars Jeremy Jordan, Andy Mientus, Krysta Rodriguez and Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson had show star Megan Hilty ready to party.

“I wanted to celebrate meeting new people ...

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The Addams Family's Krysta Rodriguez Joins Smash Cast; Leslie Odom Jr. Becomes Series Regular

The Addams Family's Krysta Rodriguez Joins Smash Cast; Leslie Odom Jr. Becomes Series Regular

Krysta Rodriguez will join the cast of NBC's Smash when the Broadway-themed series returns for its second season in 2013, according to Deadline.com. Current cast member Leslie Odom Jr. will also become a series regular when the series returns.

Rodriguez will play Ana, the roommate of newly single lead character Karen (Katharine McPhee). Odom Jr appeared in 12 episodes ...

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Smash Star Megan Hilty is a Star-Spangled Spectacle on A Capitol Fourth

Smash Star Megan Hilty is a Star-Spangled Spectacle on A Capitol Fourth

Smash star and Broadway vet Megan Hilty showed off her patriotic pride in Washington, D.C. on July 4 as the opening act on the PBS special A Capitol Fourth. Draped in a festive white and blue polka dot dress with a red belt cinching in her tiny waist, the Marilyn Monroe doppelganger helped celebrate the birthday of America by ...

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Oscar Winner Jennifer Hudson to Join Cast of TV's Smash

Oscar Winner Jennifer Hudson to Join Cast of TV's Smash

Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson will join the cast of TV's Smash for the Broadway-themed series second season. Hudson will appear in a multi-episode arc as Veronica Moore, a Tony-winning actress who affects the lives of budding Broadway performers Karen (Katharine McPhee) and Ivy (Megan Hilty). Smash is set to return to NBC in early 2013.

Smash chronicles the creative process ...

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Brian d'Arcy James and Will Chase Depart TV's Smash

Brian d'Arcy James and Will Chase Depart TV's Smash

NBC’s Broadway-themed series Smash is losing two more series regulars in addition to previously reported stars Raza Jaffrey (Dev) and Jaime Cepero (Ellis). Brian d’Arcy James (Frank Houston) and Will Chase (Michael Swift) will also not return for the show's second season, according to The Hollywood Reporter. No premiere date has been set for the show's return.

With a gaping hole ...

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Raza Jaffrey and Jaime Cepero Will Not Return for Second Season of Smash

Raza Jaffrey and Jaime Cepero Will Not Return for Second Season of Smash

NBC’s Broadway-themed series Smash may have been renewed for a second season, but it’s curtains for two of the show's stars. Raza Jaffrey (Dev) and Jaime Cepero (Ellis) will not be a part of next season, according to EW.com. The second season will include at least 15 episodes, under the supervision of new showrunner Josh Safran, and follows the ...

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Bombshell Finally Finds Its Star & Other Smash Highlights

Bombshell Finally Finds Its Star & Other Smash Highlights

On the season finale of NBC's Smash, aptly titled “Bombshell,” the show is almost ready as Tom (Christian Borle) and Julia (Debra Messing) literally race against time to write a new ending. What else happens? Confessions are made, hopes are dashed, and director Derek (Jack Davenport) finally lets Karen (Katherine McPhee) be a star. Aaaaand no one is surprised ...

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Megan Hilty Gets a Wake-Up Call, a Star Goes Nuts & Other Smash Highlights

Megan Hilty Gets a Wake-Up Call, a Star Goes Nuts & Other Smash Highlights

One week before the season finale, Bombshell has finally reached “Previews,” the title of this week’s episode of Smash, and things are blowing up in the faces of the cast and crew working on the Marilyn Monroe musical. On the 14th episode of NBC’s musical drama, Ivy (Megan Hilty) wakes up on the wrong side of the bed, Rebecca ...

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See Marc Kudisch Bare It All & Anjelica Huston Make Her Singing Debut in a Smash Sneak Peek

See Marc Kudisch Bare It All & Anjelica Huston Make Her Singing Debut in a Smash Sneak Peek

Broadway fans are waiting anxiously for the May 7 episode of NBC’s Broadway-centric series Smash, when previews of the fictional Marilyn Monroe musical Bombshell officially begin. To pass the time before Bombshell's big debut, here's a sneak peek of two exciting musical numbers from the episode. First, three-time Tony nominee Marc Kudisch (who starred opposite Megan Hilty in 9 to ...

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