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Jesse L. Martin Joins ‘Smash’

September 14, 2012
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Jesse L. Martin Joins ‘Smash’

Former Law and Order actor Jesse L. Martin is returning to his NBC roots after landing a reoccurring role on NBC’s musical drama Smash. Martin will be playing Scott Welker an artistic and often misunderstood director of a theater company who has quite a history with some of the characters and eventually it’s rumored he will be in a romantic relationship with Debra Messing’s character Julia. Martin is actually...

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Debra Messing Post-It Note Campaign

August 24, 2012
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Debra Messing Post-It Note Campaign

In what can only be considered a very odd pairing Debra Messing has signed on to endorse post-it notes.  Messing has joined the Post-It Your Words Stick With Them campaign to encourage more parents to write notes to their kids. Messing said of the new gig “Now that I’m a mom, I love doing it for my son. Letting your child know that you believe in them as they...

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NBC’s Smash Needs Better Writers

August 21, 2012
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NBC’s Smash Needs Better Writers

NBC Smash is banking on its continuing success by parading a slew of celebrity guest stars, with NBC’s failing getting new innovative shows and attaining the success it once had it has poured a ridiculous amount of money into the show. Were it not for the fact that I am a fan of its regulars: Debra Messing, Jack Davenport and Anjelica Huston (all three are aging quite badly that...

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Sean Hayes reunites with Debra Messing on NBC’s Smash

August 13, 2012
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Sean Hayes reunites with Debra Messing on NBC’s Smash

This year NBC’s Smash will have a bit of a Will & Grace reunion with Sean Hayes joining  Debra Messing on the show about making a hit Broadway musical. The Emmy winner,  will play Terrence Falls, a comedy TV and movie star who’s making his Broadway debut in the musical Liaisons, based on the novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses. As a result of  a series of comic circumstances, his character...

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NBC’s Smash promotes Leslie Odom Jr to series regular

July 8, 2012
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NBC’s Smash promotes Leslie Odom Jr to series regular

It looks like Christian Brole’s character Tom Levitt will have a lot more love songs to write in the upcoming season smash because his on-screen boyfriend Sam (Leslie Odom Jr.) has been reportedly promoted to a series regular on the show. With Karen and Julia’s love interests departing the show and Ivy’s relationship with Derek being on the rocks at least one relationship has a shot at happily ever...

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Ellis and Dev are leaving NBC’s Smash!

May 22, 2012
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Ellis and Dev are leaving NBC’s Smash!

A couple of ill-famed television characters on NBC’s Smash are supposed to leave the show for good at some point into season two and we are told it’s going to be quite the sendoff with both characters getting what’s coming to them. Karen’s cheating fiancée Dev (Raza Jaffrey) and Eileen’s devious assistant Ellis (Jaime Cepero) won’t be regulars in Smash’s 2nd season, sources say with each only appearing enough...

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Major cast changes in store for season 2 of Smash

May 21, 2012
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Major cast changes in store for season 2 of Smash

Earlier this year smash got a new show runner and after the news we received today it appears as if he’s not afraid to shake things up. The ensemble cast for “Bombshell” the musical that is the premise for smash is currently holding casting calls for three new series regulars to start appearing in Smash’s upcoming season. NBC’s Smash right now is currently looking for someone to play the...

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Smash Gets a New Showrunner

April 25, 2012
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Smash Gets a New Showrunner

Smash may have not gotten its Marilyn yet but at least NBC can take comfort in the fact that the  television show about the making of a Broadway musical has at last landed a new show runner to replace Smash creator Theresa Rebeck who exited the series back in March. The job of show runner goes to Josh Safran who is executive producer of the show Gossip Girl. Safran...

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Preview Of Uma Thurman as Marilyn Monroe on NBC’s Smash

April 11, 2012
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Preview Of Uma Thurman as Marilyn Monroe on NBC’s Smash

  NBC’s freshman television show about the making of a Marilyn Monroe musical Smash scored a major coup when it convinced Uma Thurman to take on a reoccurring role of an at least five episode arc as if Hollywood movie star recruited to play Marilyn Monroe on Broadway. Executive producers Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman penned a song, "Dig Deep," specifically for the actress (who was pregnant during production),...

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Smash Creator/Showrunner Steps Down

March 22, 2012
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Smash Creator/Showrunner Steps Down

In a scene a lot like what You’d actually expect to take place on NBC’s Smash rather than in real life NBC has decided to change it’s behind the scenes star. Just hours after it was announced that NBC has picked up Smash for a second season Showrunner/creator Theresa Rebeck will step down from day to day showrunning duties. She will however stay on board as a producer and...

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