Smash

(2012)
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Overview

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.

  1. Theresa Rebeck

    Creator

Series Cast

  1. Debra Messing

    Debra Messing

    Julia Houston

    32 Episodes

  2. Jack Davenport

    Jack Davenport

    Derek Wills

    32 Episodes

  3. Katharine McPhee

    Katharine McPhee

    Karen Cartwright

    32 Episodes

  4. Christian Borle

    Christian Borle

    Tom Levitt

    32 Episodes

  5. Megan Hilty

    Megan Hilty

    Ivy Lynn

    32 Episodes

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Last Season

Smash

Season 2

2013 | 17 Episodes

The second and final season of the American musical drama television series Smash premiered on February 5, 2013 on NBC and will consist of 17 episodes. On March 13, 2013, NBC announced they were moving the remaining season two episodes of Smash to Saturday nights at 9:00PM EST starting April 6th in order to play the full 17-episode order. The two-hour series finale aired on May 26, 2013, moving the show to a special Sunday slot.

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Status Canceled

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Certification

  • TV-14

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    This program contains some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children under 14 years of age.

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 44m

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