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  • Will drama, music, romance draw viewers to 'Smash' on NBC?

    Will drama, music, romance draw viewers to 'Smash' on NBC?
    Without the freaks and geeks of "Glee,"who made long-skeptical network executives suddenly receptive to prime-time characters singing and dancing, there would be no "Smash."But NBC's eminently watchable and shrewdly crafted new drama series, which...
  • February 2012 TV premiere dates

    February 2012 TV premiere dates
    Here's a look at February's TV premieres, including new and returning series, speicals and movies. If you  notice I've missed something, leave me a message in the comments. I'll continue to add to the list Thursday, Feb. 2 7 | "Love Etc.," OWN...
  • 'Billy Elliot,' 'American Idiot,' 'Sister Act,' 'Million Dollar Quartet' Highlight Bushnell Broadway Season

    'Billy Elliot,' 'American Idiot,' 'Sister Act,' 'Million Dollar Quartet' Highlight Bushnell Broadway Season
    Touring companies of Broadway's "Billy Elliot," "American Idiot," "Sister Act," and "Million Dollar Quartet" will make up much of the 2012-13 Broadway series for the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford. Also on tap as an off-...
  • "Smash:" It's Not a Documentary But Still...

    "Smash:" It's Not a Documentary But Still...
    Watching the first four episodes of the much-hyped TV series “Smash,” one may ask, “Whose Broadway is it anyway?” Theater geeks and chat room obsessives will no doubt have lots to celebrate and carp about as the 15 episodes roll...
  • NBC throws 'Voice' behind Super Bowl XLVI

    "The Voice" and the Super Bowl may seem mutually exclusive, but NBC is doing everything possible to have that not be the case. It's that network's year for the NFL championship game, and the coveted post-game slot goes to the singing competition's...
  • NBC launches a hoped-for 'Smash' with musical drama

    Combine Emmy and Oscar winners, an "American Idol" finalist, one of the top names in screen entertainment, and a programming chief who has switched networks. What do you get? A "Smash," they all hope. Some may see it as NBC's answer to Fox's "Glee," but...
  • Super Bowl an NBC bonanza

    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...
  • Brian d'Arcy James on 'Smash': 'This is who I am'

    Brian d'Arcy James on 'Smash': 'This is who I am'
    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...
  • NBC's sensational 'Smash' deserves ratings triumph

    NBC's sensational 'Smash' deserves ratings triumph
    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...
  • Director Michael Mayer on 'American Idiot,' the hazards of theater

     Director Michael Mayer on 'American Idiot,' the hazards of theater
    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...
  • A few words with ... Debra Messing, Natalie Zea and Robert Reich

    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...
  • 'Smash' set visit with Katharine McPhee

    'Smash' set visit with Katharine McPhee
    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...