Smash (2012-2013)

Status: Ended

Airdate: 2012-02-05

Runtime: 44 minutes

Rating(s): 7.7

Genre(s): Drama

Language(s): English

Description

Smash is an American musical drama television series created by playwright Theresa Rebeck and developed by Robert Greenblatt for NBC. Steven Spielberg served as one of the executive producers. The series was broadcast in the US by NBC and produced by DreamWorks Television and Universal Television. The series revolves around a fictional New York theater community and specifically the creation of a new Broadway musical. It features a large ensemble cast, led by Debra Messing, Jack Davenport, Katharine McPhee, Christian Borle, Megan Hilty, Jeremy Jordan, and Anjelica Huston. The show debuted on February 6, 2012, and its first season ended on May 14, 2012. Its second and final season premiered on February 5, 2013 and ended on May 26, 2013. NBC announced a change in their lineup in March 2013 and moved the show to Saturdays starting April 6, 2013. The series was officially cancelled on May 10, 2013. Second and final season executive producer/show runner Josh Safran said the final episode of season two would work as a series finale, should the series not be renewed. The series, particularly the pilot episode, enjoyed some critical success. The first season received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography amongst 4 nominations. The series was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy and a Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media.

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Episode Title Rating Airdate Skipped Watched
Normal Episodes 32
Season 1 15
S01E01
Pilot
8.2
S01E02
The Callback
7.8
S01E03
Enter Mr. DiMaggio
S01E04
The Cost of Art
S01E05
Let's Be Bad
7.9
S01E06
Chemistry
7.7
S01E07
The Workshop
8.1
S01E08
The Coup
7.4
S01E09
Hell On Earth
7.7
S01E10
Understudy
8.1
S01E11
The Movie Star
S01E12
Publicity
7.7
S01E13
Tech
7.6
S01E14
Previews
7.6
S01E15
Bombshell
8.4
Season 2 17
Specials 2
Cast 10
Katharine McPhee - Karen Cartwright
Andy Mientus - Kyle Bishop
Krysta Rodriguez - Ana Vargas
Megan Hilty - Ivy Lynn
Christian Borle - Tom Levitt
Debra Messing - Julia Houston
Anjelica Huston - Eileen Rand
Jack Davenport - Derek Wills
Leslie Odom Jr. - Sam Strickland
Jeremy Jordan - Jimmy Collins
Production 3
Steven Spielberg - Producer
Craig Zadan - Producer
Neil Meron - Producer
Network 1
NBC

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