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An Open Letter to Ms. Anjelica Huston Regarding Her Involvement in NBC's Smash

Meghan O'Keefe | Posted 04.09.2012 | Comedy
Meghan O'Keefe

Dear Ms. Huston: I saw you on Smash last night and I just wanted to send you a quick note that says, "You don't have to do this."

Eating Disorder Experts on Lessons Learned by "Smash" Star Katharine McPhee

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 04.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

As a therapist specializing in eating issues, I'm all too aware of the pervasive cultural pressures to be perfectly thin. So when I heard Katharine McPhee would be stacked up on the little screen against America's biggest sex symbol, I couldn't help but wonder how she's handling those pressures.

Is 'Smash' A Ratings Hit For NBC?

Posted 02.09.2012 | TV

Will "Smash" be the ratings hit NBC needs? So far, so good. According to the network, the show brought in 11.5 million viewers with a 3.8 rating in th...

Is 'Smash' A Smash Hit?

Stephanie Earp | Posted 04.08.2012 | TV
Stephanie Earp

A show about Broadway, with original music, starring Debra Messing in a charmingly co-dependent relationship with a fabulous gay man, and Anjelica Huston as a merry divorcée? It sounds like a no-brainer hit.

Chris Harnick

'Smash': Are You Team Ivy Or Team Karen? | Chris Harnick | Posted 02.07.2012 | TV

The battle for the role of Marilyn Monroe is on on NBC's "Smash"! In one corner, there's young, inexperienced Broadway dreamer Karen Cartwright (K...

'Smash' Recap: 23 Eyerolls From The Pilot

Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.19.2013 | TV
Christopher Rosen

Presented without commentary, the most absurd, comical, self-serious and/or humorless moments from the pilot episode of "Smash."

Debra Messing Gets A Big Surprise

Posted 02.06.2012 | TV

Debra Messing, the star of NBC's "Smash" (Mondays, 10 p.m. EST), got a big surprise when she stopped by "Live! With Kelly" (weekdays on ABC) to promot...

What To Watch: TV Picks For Feb. 6 - 12

The Huffington Post TV Canada | Stephanie Earp | Posted 02.06.2012 | TV

Smash - Monday February 6, 10 p.m. ET/PT, CTV/NBC Capitalizing on the resurgent popularity of all things Marilyn, this "Glee"-for-grown-ups is set ...

"Smash' Star Looks Sleek In Winter White

The Huffington Post | Brooke Bobb | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

WHO: 'Smash' star Katharine McPhee WHAT: The 'American Idol' alum was a vision in winter white, donning a sleek A-line dress from Valentino's sprin...

'Will And Grace' Reunion?

TV Guide | Posted 02.06.2012 | TV

Ex-"Will & Grace" roomies Debra Messing and Eric McCormack may soon move back in together....

Bruce Lee In Theaters

Posted 02.06.2012 | Home


NBC Stars Sing It Out For The Super Bowl

Posted 02.06.2012 | TV

NBC assembled most of its stars for one giant Super Bowl commercial in a throwback to the ad stylings of the '80s. Starting with a "TGS With Tracy...

What To Watch On TV This Week

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 02.05.2012 | TV

This week is full of big premieres, major milestones and some Valentine's Day love. NBC's "Smash" and ABC's "The River" both premiere, and AMC's "...

First Nighter: NBC's Smash Is No Such Thing, Leading-Lady Katharine McPhee Is

David Finkle | Posted 04.04.2012 | Entertainment
David Finkle

She's landed a role in Smash, which is about -- if you haven't seen the boob-tube promos plugging its Feb. 6 kick-off the day after the Super Bowl XLVI kick-off -- a group of B'way vets and newbies readying a tuner based on Marilyn Monroe's life.

Chris Harnick

Is 'Smash' Feeling The Hype? | Chris Harnick | Posted 04.03.2012 | TV

You've seen the commercials; you've read the articles; and you may have even seen the first episode. There seems to be no escaping "Smash," NBC's n...

Top Broadcast's Midseason Hot List

Ed Martin | Posted 04.02.2012 | TV
Ed Martin

I'm rooting for Awake, a well-written procedural crime drama dressed up as an intense emotional exploration of family relationships.

NBC's Musical Deserves To Be A 'Smash'

Maureen Ryan | Posted 04.02.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

"Smash" has music, dancing, lots of entertaining backstage bitchery and a very talented "American Idol" runner-up ... Truth be told, I got a lump in my throat at the end of the second episode -- an achievement for any show so early in its run.

Maggie Furlong

'Smash' Scoop: Cast Talks Guest Stars, Marilyn & More! | Maggie Furlong | Posted 04.02.2012 | TV

"Smash" is poised to be just that: A hit for NBC, all about the making of a Marilyn Monroe Broadway musical. With two very different, very talented ac...

PHOTOS: Katharine McPhee Covers Up

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.27.2012 | Style

You might have heard of the new show "Smash," the TV show about the making of a fictional Broadway show which might eventually actually come to Broadw...

Anjelica Huston: 'I Always Knew I Was Talented'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.27.2012 | Fifty

"Striking" is the best way to describe 60-year-old Anjelica Huston, who launched a modeling career at 17 and has since become a film and entertainment...

Watch The 'Smash' Premiere: Does It Live Up To The Hype?

Posted 01.24.2012 | TV

After being dubbed one of the most eagerly anticipated shows of the 2011-2012 season way back in June, "Smash" is finally premiering on Mon., Feb. 6 a...

NBC's Smash Is a Musical About Creativity and the Drama of Big Dreams

Karen Ocamb | Posted 03.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Karen Ocamb

I thought I saw in these actors the revelation of truth about big dreams and the difficulty of creativity and ambition. Smash is as much about the making of a person's character as it is about the making of a Broadway play and a star.

See 'Smash' Early!

The Insider | Posted 03.06.2012 | TV

NBC's Smash is easily 2011's most exciting, inventive and addictive new series -- and thanks to XFinityTV, you can check out the pilot episode three w...

Debra Messing's New Squeeze

Posted 02.29.2012 | Celebrity

Life has come quite close to imitating art for Debra Messing and her new man, Smash co-star Will Chase....

What To Watch On New Year's Eve

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 12.30.2011 | TV

"The Walking Dead" Marathon (11 a.m. to 12 midnight EST on AMC) If you've missed out on the critically-acclaimed zombie drama or are just trying to a...