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First Nighter: Brian d'Arcy James an Overnight Sensation at 54 Below

David Finkle | Posted 09.01.2012 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Brian d'Arcy James is doing his effervescent best to prove the opening season of cabaret room 54 Below is as significant a boost to the unfairly marginalizated genre as Manhattan has seen in many an entertainment year.

Jennifer Hudson On 'Smash' Role: 'I'm Doing It All'

Posted 06.28.2012 | TV

Jennifer Hudson is heading to "Smash" and Karen (Katherine McPhee) and Ivy (Megan Hilty) better watch out. In a recent interview with Parade, Osca...

There's A New Musical Coming To 'Smash'

Posted 06.27.2012 | TV

"Smash" Season 2 is looking to up its musical game. In a new interview with Variety, NBC's Bob Greenblatt revealed details on Season 2 of the Broadway...

'Smash' Adds Another New Face

Posted 06.26.2012 | TV

"Smash" is beefing up it Season 2 cast. Stage actor Andy Mientus has joined the NBC musical drama as a new series regular, according to TVLine. Mie...

DVR Confessions: What We're Watching, Saving And Deleting

The Huffington Post | HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 06.26.2012 | TV

It's time to come clean: We hoard shows on our DVRs. And we know you do too. It's hard to get to every single show you want to watch, we know the p...

Let Her Be Your Star: Hudson Joins 'Smash'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.23.2012 | TV

Jennifer Hudson is headed to "Smash," NBC announced via press release on Friday night. The Oscar-winning actress will appear as a guest star on mul...

Ousted 'Smash' Star Will Be Back

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.22.2012 | TV

NEW YORK -- While all his friends were jamming out to Def Leppard or the Scorpions, Brian d'Arcy James was in a different state of mind – he was...

See Ya Never, 'Peter'

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.18.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — The time is ticking on catching Christian Borle in his Tony Award-winning pirate ways. The actor will be leaving "Peter and the Star...

The New Face Of 'Smash'

Posted 06.15.2012 | TV

Jeremy Jordan is taking the "Smash" stage. Jordan, who stars in the Broadway production of "Newsies," will appear in the NBC musical drama as a series...

Actual Shark Tank: The Absolute Worst Spin-Offs We Could Possibly Think of

Hulu.com | Posted 08.15.2012 | Comedy
Hulu.com

We've come up with a list of the worst possible spin-offs of currently airing TV shows. And, yes, they're all considerably more watchable than The Choice. In most of these shows, at least the terrible people die at the end.

14-Year-Olds Accused Of Smashing 31 School Buses

AP | Posted 06.14.2012 | Weird News

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Police in Memphis say two 14-year-old boys used school buses for their own demolition derby. The buses are owned by Durham Services...

The 'Smash' Emmy Problem

Posted 06.08.2012 | TV

"Smash" has a bit of an Emmys problem. The show, which follows the creation of a Broadway musical based on the life of Marilyn Monroe, is entering the...

Worst Characters On TV, From 'Revenge' To 'The Walking Dead'

The Huffington Post | HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 05.24.2012 | TV

We love TV, but that doesn't mean we love everyone on TV. Some of our favorite shows have a truly horrible character or two. We suffer them in pseudo-...

Easy Reader: Peggy Pope of Nine to Five Tells Her Irresistible Show-Biz Story

David Finkle | Posted 07.23.2012 | Books
David Finkle

Her show-biz resume began accumulating credits not too long after she'd settled in Manhattan -- and all of it Pope recounts with great humor. She's a naturally funny woman when she's merely recounting the facts. Laughing out loud through these pages is a regular response.

'Smash' Cast Sounds Off On Shake-Up

Posted 05.23.2012 | TV

"Smash" Season 2 will look very different (that's pretty much a good thing) and several cast members have taken to Twitter to react to the shake-up. ...

We Are Not All Artists the Same

Leslie Odom Jr. | Posted 07.22.2012 | Arts
Leslie Odom Jr.

You're a new face. You're a new talent. You're a new voice. No one has any idea what you bring to the table. You must accept this stage and commit yourself to delivering the goods every single time you get an opportunity.

'Smash' Cast Shake-Up For Season 2

Posted 05.22.2012 | TV

The cast of "Smash" Season 2 will look a bit different. According to EW, Ellis (Jaime Cepero) and Dev (Raza Jaffrey) will be written out of the show a...

Maggie Furlong

The Best & Worst TV Fashion This Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 05.18.2012 | TV

We're as shocked as you probably were, but Lindsay Lohan looked good on this week's "Glee"! And she wasn't alone -- props to Robin on "How I Met Yo...

Art Imitating Life Imitating Nothing

Eve Simon | Posted 07.16.2012 | TV
Eve Simon

The opportunity to engage a mainstream audience in something more profound than reality TV is what made me hopeful for Smash in the first place. Color me naïve. That was never going to happen.

What To Watch On TV This Week

Posted 05.15.2012 | TV

It's a week of finales on TV this week, so before getting excited about next season's series, let's remember to say goodbye to our tried and true show...

'Smash' Recap: 62 Eyerolls From Episode 15, 'Bombshell,' In Chronological Order

Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.14.2012 | TV
Christopher Rosen

Presented without commentary, the most absurd, comical, self-serious and/or humorless moments from episode 15, "Bombshell," in chronological order.

Chris Harnick

'Smash' Stars Talk Season 1 Cliffhanger, Season 2 Changes

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Harnick | Posted 05.15.2012 | TV

On the "Smash" finale, Megan Hilty's character Ivy Lynn was [SPOILER ALERT] last seen with a handful of pills in her hand as Katharine McPhee's Karen ...

'Smash' & The Rise Of The Group Hate-Watch

Maureen Ryan | Posted 05.14.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

When it comes to group hate-watching, "Smash" is the gift that keeps on giving ... I thought, "Smash's" team is correcting the problems that have long plagued this drama. And then I watched the "Smash" season finale.

Fox's Glee Is Not Fun Anymore

Laura Stepp | Posted 07.11.2012 | TV
Laura Stepp

Once upon a time, Fox's musical take on a high school show choir was funny and poignant. Now, as its third season winds up, it has evolved into a string of Sunday sermons accompanied by the voices of Barbra Streisand, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga and others.

Maggie Furlong

TV's Best & Worst Dressed Of The Week (Ahem, Xtina's Studded Leather Diaper!)

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 05.15.2012 | TV

It was the finale of "The Voice" this week, so we wouldn't dare deny Christina Aguilera one last appearance as the reigning queen of "where are your p...