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Monday, February 4, 2013

Not the same old song-and-dance as 'Smash' returns

Megan Hilty on Smash Season Two, Breakups, and IvyThe much-anticipated second season of Smash, NBC's love-to-hate-it musical drama, begins Tuesday. With expectations high—series creator Theresa Rebeck and the Season One creative leadership were swapped out for Gossip Girl showrunner Josh more
Vanity Fair ( 2/4/2013 8:55:45 AM -08:00 )

Not the same old song-and-dance as NBC's 'Smash' returns for a second season
This Dec. 12, 2012 photo released by NBC shows Katharine McPhee, left, and Megan Hilty on the set of "Smash," premiering with a two-hour episode on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 at 9 p.m. EST on NBC. (AP Photo/NBC, Will Hart). NEW YORK, N.Y. - On with the more
Ottawa Citizen ( 2/4/2013 8:27:14 AM -08:00 )

'Bombshell' Doesn't Exist, but Its Songs Are Real Hits
At the Monster, a bar in Greenwich Village, Phil Kadet played the piano and Richard Perry/The New York Times At the Monster, a bar in Greenwich Village, Phil Kadet played the piano and Paul Hagen, in checked shirt, sang along with other customers. more
New York Times (blog) ( 2/4/2013 7:30:30 AM -08:00 )

"Smash' changes a few things as it starts season two
"SmashAs NBC's Broadway-musical drama “Smash” prepares to launch its second season at 9 p.m. Tuesday, it's no secret the network thinks the show needs some resets to get back onto the star track. Want proof? In a short, lighthearted scene toward the end of more
New York Daily News ( 2/3/2013 3:06:48 AM -08:00 )

'Smash' Star Megan Hilty Talks Season Two! "Everything Changes About Ivy
If you watched season one of NBC's Smash, then you know that Megan Hilty had one heck of a role to play. As wannabe leading lady Ivy Lynn, first she was cast as the lead role of Marilyn Monroe in the Broadway bound show Bombshell—only to lose it to her more
OK! Magazine ( 2/4/2013 8:59:36 AM -08:00 )

Jennifer Hudson Set To Premiere In Season 2 Of 'Smash' On NBC
Jennifer Hudson is still into drama and giving her fans goosebumps with her exciting performances but she's just on a smaller screen now. The singer/actress is set to premiere on the second season of the hit show Smash. In Smash, Hudson plays Tony more
Who Got The Role? ( 2/4/2013 8:51:03 AM -08:00 )

What to watch (and not watch) this week in TV: Netflix's House of Cards, Smash
In our weekly roundup of what's worth seeing (and what isn't), Broadway musicals, searing documentaries and a beloved comedy returns. Also, we attempt to binge on Netflix's first original series. Smash Season premiere Tuesday at 8 p.m. on NBC Oh, Smash more
CultureMap Austin ( 2/4/2013 8:47:14 AM -08:00 )

Smash premieres with double the drama
KUSA - Fans are gearing up for more Broadway drama as Smash hits the airwaves for its new season premiere on Tuesday. The series shows the off-stage drama of the cast and crew as they create and rehearse Broadway musicals. Smash star Megan Hilty, more
9NEWS.com ( 2/4/2013 7:52:44 AM -08:00 )

SOUND OFF WORLD PREMIERE EXCLUSIVE: 'Cut, Print... Moving On' from
Today, BroadwayWorld is thrilled to host the world premiere of a spectacularly sensational showstopper from the forthcoming soundtrack recording for the show-within-the-show on NBC's hit musical dramedy series SMASH, which returns at 9 PM this Tuesday more
Broadway World ( 2/4/2013 5:40:47 AM -08:00 )

TV Musicals: The Highs and Lows
Smash Bursting onto the scene in the post-Glee era, Smash took the TV musical concept a few steps further. Centered on the trials and tribulations of Bombshell, a new Broadway production based on the life of Marilyn Monroe, Smash mixes covers of radio more
TV Guide ( 2/4/2013 5:36:38 AM -08:00 )

Differences between seasons then and now
LOS ANGELES — “That was then and this is now,” director Derek Wills tells the cast of the fictional musical “Bombshell” in the opening episode of season two of NBC's “Smash.” When Derek (Jack Davenport) says that, “Bombshell” had just opened to raves more
Worcester Telegram ( 2/4/2013 1:35:33 AM -08:00 )

A “Smash”-ing Disappointment
Megan Hilty stars as the Broadway hopeful on NBC's “Smash,” returning to the network on Feb. 5. For anyone who enjoys music, television or Broadway, “Smash” seemed like it was going to answer all of our prayers. A great cast with some amazing singers more
Student Life ( 2/3/2013 10:34:03 PM -08:00 )

Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Megan Hilty
Megan Hilty portrays a Broadway performer who hopes to play Marilyn Monroe in a new musical on "Smash," which returns Tuesday. Click image to enlarge. Share with others: Tweet. By Patricia Sheridan / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. She plays Ivy Lynn, more
Pittsburgh Post Gazette ( 2/3/2013 9:08:43 PM -08:00 )

BWW Exclusive: On the Set of SMASH- Katharine McPhee on Karen's Future
BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge was invited to the SMASH set where he got to chat with leading lady Katharine McPhee about the upcoming season. Check out what she had to say about her newest costars, what's in store for Karen in Season two, and more
Broadway World ( 2/3/2013 7:00:12 AM -08:00 )