| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:11 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Stop us if you've heard this one before: HBO dominated the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, picking up 81 nods for viewer favorites such as "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" as well as comedy newcomers "Girls" and "Veep."...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 6:05 PM
Yes, NBC likes having the Patriots, with arguably the game's most recognizable coach and quarterback on one sideline, and the Giants, representing the country's biggest media market, on the other.
But as Al Michaels said the other day in a media...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Brian d'Arcy James is a Tony-nominated, Broadway musical theater veteran, but he doesn't have a singing role in NBC's musical drama "Smash."
And he's OK with that. Mostly.
"I do get a little tinge of jealousy when everyone gets to sing," he told me...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Everything about NBC's wildly ambitious "Smash" sings underdog: Set in the rarified world of Broadway, it's a musical soap opera about the making of a musical about Marilyn Monroe. It uses mostly original songs as opposed to "Glee"-like covers, and is...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 2:29 PM
Ever since his smash hit "Spring Awakening," Michael Mayer has been one of Broadway's hottest, busiest and most distinctive directors. We spoke with Mayer about the tour of his Broadway production of "American Idiot," which opens Tuesday in Chicago, his...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Debra Messing of 'Smash' on NBC
Q: Since "Smash" is very much an ensemble piece, what's your take on some of the co-stars you have in the series?
A: Jack Davenport plays the director-choreographer, and he and I did "The Wedding Date" together eight...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Katharine McPhee is riding a wave a success thanks to her starring role in "Smash," but the former "American Idol" runner-up relates to the ups and downs of show business that her character experiences in NBC's musical drama.
[Note from Curt: Spoilers...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 4:54 PM
With a Tony nomination in his pocket and years of experience in theater, you'd think Broadway veteran Christian Borle would have all the tools to star in NBC's musical drama "Smash."
Borle is missing one thing on his resume that his character, composer...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 12:14 PM
Aug 03 (TheWrap.com) - There's a moment at the end of the promo reel for "Love, Marilyn," an upcoming Marilyn Monroe documentary that will premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, when Uma Thurman, speaking in words that were written by Monroe, almost...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 2:28 PM
Sutton Foster appears to be putting her Broadway experience to good, or at least remunerative, use in "Bunheads," the new series on ABC Family that is set to premiere June 11. The network has released a first clip from the comedy-drama in which the Tony-...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 4:33 PM
"Smash," the new NBC comedy-drama series, is set to debut in February and the network has already started its big promotional push. The series, which is about the making of a Broadway musical, is written by playwright Theresa Rebeck and counts Steven...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 10:15 AM
The ladies of "Desperate Housewives" will leave Wisteria Lane at the end of the upcoming season, ABC announced Sunday. The drama's eight season, which begins Sept. 25, will be its last.
For Season 8, Carlos's murder of Gaby's evil stepfather and...