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[03/19/14 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 19
Updates include: Sony Pictures Television to revive "Powers" for PlayStation Network; Maggie Q to lead Kevin Williamson's drama at CBS; and Sharon Gless joins ABC's "Saint Francis."

[03/05/14 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 5
Updates include: Patricia Arquette to lead latest "CSI" spin-off at CBS; Diogo Morgado cast in The CW's "The Messengers"; and Penelope Ann Miller, Timothy Hutton board ABC's "American Crime."

[02/21/14 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 21
Updates include: Matt Ryan tapped as "Constantine" at NBC; Ioan Gruffudd to live "Forever" for ABC; and Becki Newton joins "Weird Loners" over at FOX.

[02/19/14 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 19
Updates include: Debra Messing to lead "The Mysteries of Laura" at NBC; Terrence Howard to run FOX's "Empire"; and Paget Brewster boards ABC's "Saint Francis."

[02/03/14 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 3
Updates include: Scott Bakula, CCH Pounder to lead latest "NCIS" spin-off; Ken Marino to "Marry Me" for NBC; and Jack Davenport boards ABC's "Sea of Fire."

[01/13/14 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 13
Updates include: NBC gives pilot orders to "Constantine," "The Mysteries of Laura"; Condola Rashad joins FOX's "Hieroglyph"; and Bill Paxton lands arc on ABC's "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD."

[11/08/13 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 8
Updates include: ABC pilots import of the U.K.'s "Bad Education"; Hiroyuki Sanada joins CBS's "Extant"; and trio cast in Starz's new drama "Power."

[10/07/13 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 7
Updates include: Ashley Madekwe first to board WGN America's "Salem"; Beau Garrett boards Bravo's "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce"; and Amy Price-Francis cast in Amazon's "Bosch."

[10/03/13 - 11:07 AM]
Production Begins on First Disney Junior Original TV Movie, the Animated "Lucky Duck," Slated to Premiere Summer 2014
Christian Borle, Megan Hilty and Tom Cavanaugh are among the principal voice cast.

[09/11/13 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 11
Updates include: Julia Goldani Telles joins Showtime's "The Affair"; June Diane Raphael to lead "Dinks" at ABC; and William Moseley cast in E!'s "The Royals."

[09/04/13 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 4
Updates include: Jennifer Finnigan bound for FX's "Tyrant"; Elizabeth Hurley first cast in E!'s "The Royals"; and HBO to order a third season of "The Newsroom."

[07/11/13 - 09:47 AM]
Ovation Dives Into Summer With New Original Programming Slate
Newcomers include "The Art of:", "Music Mavericks," "Broadway Bash" and "Culture Pop."

[07/10/13 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 10
Updates include: Cote de Pablo to depart "NCIS"; Damon Wayans, Jr. to return to FOX's "New Girl"; and Summer Glau is bound for The CW's "Arrow."

[06/27/13 - 06:00 AM]
Ground-Breaking Drama "Smash" Headed to Ovation
The show's off-network run kicks off Friday, July 19 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[06/13/13 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 13
Updates include: Megan Hilty joins NBC's "Sean Saves the World"; Wes Bentley cast in "Open" at HBO; and Stellan Skarsgard lands role on Cinemax's "Quarry."

[05/29/13 - 10:10 AM]
NBC Ties for #1 in 18-49 for the Primetime Week of May 20-26
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 20-26.

[05/16/13 - 06:13 AM]
Prime Instant Video Adds Exclusive Subscription Streaming Access to Popular NBCUniversal Shows "Covert Affairs," "Defiance," "Grimm," "Hannibal" and "Suits"
Also on tap: "Smash," "Alphas," "Eureka" and "Warehouse 13."

[05/14/13 - 09:36 AM]
NBC Matches Its Highest Weeklong Primetime 18-49 Rating in 17 Weeks; Grows 6 Percent vs. Same Week Last Year
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 6-12.

[05/12/13 - 11:23 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Delivers the Top Rating of the Night Among ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX in the Local People Meters
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, May 11.

[05/10/13 - 06:55 PM]
NBC Closes the Curtains on "Smash"
The struggling drama was banished to Saturday nights last month

[05/07/13 - 10:23 AM]
NBC Matches Its Highest Weeklong Primetime 18-49 Rating in 16 Weeks; Jumps 13 Percent vs. Same Week Last Year
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 29-May 5.

[05/05/13 - 09:03 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Delivers the Top Rating of the Night Among ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX in the Local People Meters
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 4.

[04/30/13 - 10:33 AM]
Monday's "The Voice" Ranks #1 in 18-49 for the Week of April 22-28 Among Primetime Series on ABC, CBS, NBC & FOX
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28.

[04/28/13 - 09:39 AM]
Encore Telecast of "Saturday Night Live" Delivers the #1 Non-Sports Rating of the Night
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, April 27.

[04/24/13 - 10:17 AM]
Two-Hour "Smash" Season Finale to Air on Sunday, May 26 from 9-11 PM
As previously announced, the series will air Saturdays at 8:00/7:00c through May 11.

[04/23/13 - 06:53 PM]
NBC to Keep "Smash" on Saturdays at 8:00/7:00c Going Forward
Encores of "The Voice" will likewise remain at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/23/13 - 10:48 AM]
NBC Grabs 14-Week Highs in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 15-21.

[04/21/13 - 09:30 AM]
"SNL" Encore Delivers the Top rating of the Night in the Local People Meters, Out-Rating All Primetime Programming
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20.

[04/18/13 - 06:48 AM]
"Smash" Once Again Moves to 8:00/7:00c Slot This Saturday
Like last week, NBC's struggling drama will trade places with an encore of "The Voice."

[04/16/13 - 10:57 AM]
NBC Matches Its Top 18-49 Weekly Average in 13 Weeks, with a 1.7 for the Primetime Week of April 8-14
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 8-14.

[04/14/13 - 09:03 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Matches Its Second-Highest Local People Meter 18-49 Rating in Five Months
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, April 13.

[04/10/13 - 08:42 AM]
NBC Moves "Smash" Up an Hour to 8:00/7:00c This Saturday
Encores of "The Voice" and "Saturday Night Live" will now follow at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively.

[04/09/13 - 11:27 AM]
NBC Ties for #2 in 18-49 for the Primetime Week of April 1-7
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 1-7.

[04/07/13 - 08:43 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Scores the #1 Non-Sports Rating of the Night in Metered-Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, April 6.

[04/03/13 - 08:50 AM]
"The Voice" Beats Every Tuesday Telecast on Every Big Four Network Since the "Voice" Finale on December 18
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 2.

[04/03/13 - 08:38 AM]
"Dancing with the Stars: The Results Show" and "Body of Proof" Win from 9-11pm on Tuesday
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 2.

[04/02/13 - 10:39 AM]
"The Voice" Ranks #1 and #2 in 18-49 for the Week of March 25-31 Among Primetime Series on ABC, CBS, NBC & FOX
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 25-31.

[03/27/13 - 08:50 AM]
Last Night's "The Voice" Beats Every Tuesday Telecast on Every Big Four Network Since January 15
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 26.

[03/26/13 - 10:37 AM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of March 18-24
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 18-24.

[03/25/13 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 25
Updates include: Debra Messing to topline CBS's "Mother's Day" import; Seth Green tapped for lead on FOX's "Dads"; and Nelson Franklin cast in NBC's "Holding Patterns."

[03/20/13 - 08:35 AM]
"Smash" Is the Most Upscale Broadcast Drama So Far This Season in Its Concentration of Adults 18-49 Living in Homes with $100K+ Incomes
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 19.

[03/19/13 - 11:11 AM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of March 11-17
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 11-17.

[03/13/13 - 03:43 PM]
NBC Schedule Changes: "Ready for Love" to Tuesdays, "Go On" to Thursdays, "Smash" to Saturdays
Plus: look for one-hour season finales of "Whitney" on March 27 and "The New Normal" on April 2.

[03/13/13 - 09:58 AM]
"Smash" Delivers Week-to-Week Gains Despite Lower Lead-In
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 12.

[03/13/13 - 09:45 AM]
ABC's "Celebrity Wife Swap" Builds Week to Week
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 12.

[03/12/13 - 10:52 AM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of March 4-10
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 4-10.

[03/06/13 - 08:40 AM]
"Go On" Maintains Its Rating of the Prior Two Weeks, Despite Special Competition from FOX's "American Idol"
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 5.

[03/05/13 - 10:12 AM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of Feb. 25-March 3
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 25-March 3.

[02/27/13 - 08:50 AM]
ABC's "Celebrity Wife Swap" Opens at Series Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 26.

[02/26/13 - 10:40 AM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of Feb. 18-24
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 18-24.

[02/20/13 - 09:24 AM]
CBS Sweeps Every Half-Hour on Tuesday in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 19.

[02/20/13 - 08:47 AM]
ABC's Tuesday is Up Year to Year and Earns 2nd Place
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 19.

[02/19/13 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 19
Updates include: Tricia Helfer to lead ABC's "Killer Women"; Ari Graynor tapped as "Bad Teacher" for CBS; and Michael Peña to search for "The List" at FOX.

[02/19/13 - 09:36 AM]
NBC's "Smash", Lowe's and iTheatrics Partner to Improve School Theaters Across the Nation
The top-five grand-prize winners will receive a gift card from Lowe's to help renovate their theater.

[02/12/13 - 03:12 PM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of Feb. 4-10
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 4-10.

[02/06/13 - 09:00 AM]
ABC's "The Taste" Is Up/"The Bachelor" Wins from 9-11pm
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 5.

[02/06/13 - 08:34 AM]
"Betty White's Second Annual 90th Birthday Special" Captures NBC's Biggest Overall Audience in the Time Period Since December 18
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 5.

[02/01/13 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 1
Updates include: Rob Riggle to lead FOX's "The Gabriels"; Daniella Pineda joins "The Originals" at The CW; and CBS adds "Second Sight" to its pilot roster.

[01/11/13 - 03:31 PM]
"Smash," "Body of Proof" Returns to Get Dinged by State of the Union on Tuesday, February 12
Both shows return on February 5 and now probably won't air again until February 19.

[01/11/13 - 12:11 PM]
NBC to Offer Viewers a Sneak Peek of the First Hour of the Two-Hour Second Season "Smash" Premiere on Monday, January 14
The episode will be available on NBC.com; NBC Owned and affiliate station websites; Hulu; iTunes, Amazon and Xbox.

[01/07/13 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 7
Updates include: Cher, Ron Zimmerman team for Logo drama; Barry Schindel, Brett Ratner land "Tomorrow" at ABC; and Sarah Michelle Gellar to make the rounds with comedy project.

[01/06/13 - 05:19 PM]
Video: New "Smash" Trailer
The show's second season kicks off Tuesday, February 5 with a two-hour premiere.

[12/13/12 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 13
Updates include: NBC expands final season of "The Office" to 24 episodes; L.A. Reid to depart FOX's "The X Factor"; and NBC also orders three more episodes of "Whitney."

[12/13/12 - 05:29 AM]
The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations
"Homeland" tops all series nominations with four, "Game Change" leads TV movies with five nods.

[12/06/12 - 12:21 PM]
NBC Hits the High Notes with Grammy Nominations for Adam Levine and Blake Shelton of "The Voice," Jimmy Fallon and "Smash"
Shelton was honored with a Grammy nomination for Best Country Solo Performance while Levine and Maroon 5 received two nominations.

[12/04/12 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 4
Updates include: MTV banishes "Underemployed" to Saturday nights; Sean Bean to topline TNT's "Legends"; and Michael Richards boards TV Land's "Giant Baby."

[11/30/12 - 07:02 AM]
Grammy-Winning Superstar Carrie Underwood to Star as Maria von Trapp in NBC's Live Broadcast of "The Sound of Music," Based on the Original Musical
The live telecast will be a three-hour event on a date to be announced near the holidays in 2013.

[11/13/12 - 10:23 AM]
Oscar, Golden Globe, Tony and Emmy-Winning Superstar Liza Minnelli Will Appear as Herself on NBC's Returning "Smash"
She'll also sing an original song with series star Christian Borle in the episode.

[11/09/12 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 9
Updates include: Jill Flint lands female lead on NBC's "After Hours"; Disney Channel, Disney XD extend comedies; and Elizabeth Sarnoff to bring "Maison Close" to HBO.

[10/30/12 - 11:41 AM]
NBC Reveals Changes for Mid-Season 2013
Series premieres include "Deception" (January 7), "1600 Penn" (January 10) and "Ready for Love" (March 31).

[10/26/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 26
Updates include: Rebecca Romijn to star in TNT's "King & Maxwell"; Eoin Macken first to be cast in NBC's "After Hours"; and Mira Sorvino returns to "Trooper" at TNT.

[10/16/12 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 16
Updates include: FOX to import the U.K.'s "Gavin & Stacey"; Ryan Hurst joins TNT's "King & Maxwell"; and Rob Thomas to take a new stab at "Metropolis" at The CW.

[10/04/12 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 4
Updates include: Avan Jogia is ABC Family's "Socio"; "Homeland" co-creators get pilot order from CBS; and Martin Henderson joins NBC's "Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives."

[10/02/12 - 06:31 AM]
NBC Wins Premiere Week in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 24-30.

[09/25/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 25
Updates include: ABC orders singing competition "Troupe Stars"; Tom Donaghy to explore "Napa" at NBC; and Ilene Chaiken to "Solve for X" over at CBS.

[09/17/12 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 17
Updates include: Annie Potts joins USA's "Paging Dr. Freed"; ABC to try second take on "Pulling"; and Don Stark upped to regular on VH1's "Bounce."

[09/15/12 - 07:53 PM]
The 64th Primetime Creative Arts Emmys Winners
HBO took home 17 awards, followed by CBS with 13 and PBS with 11.

[09/14/12 - 05:14 PM]
Broadway Original "Rent" Star Jesse L. Martin Will Recur in NBC's "Smash" Over Arc of Six Episodes When Series Returns in Mid-Season
He'll play "the artistic director of the Manhattan Theatre Workshop whose story crosses with virtually every cast member."

[08/29/12 - 11:01 AM]
Sheet Music Collection from Season One of "Smash" Now Available from NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products
"The Music of Smash: Sheet Music Collection" is the first officially licensed music folio from the series.

[08/14/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 14
Updates include: HBO pilots "Getting On" import from the U.K.; Lennie James, Joe Anderson bound for AMC pilots; and Lara Jean Chorostecki joins NBC's "Hannibal."

[08/13/12 - 11:03 AM]
Emmy Winner and Tony Nominee Sean Hayes to Guest Star in Multi-Episode Arc on NBC's "Smash"
He'll play Terrence Falls, "a comedic television and film star who is making his Broadway debut."

[08/08/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 8
Updates include: Jay Mohr, Ben Falcone land leads on TV Land pilots; "Being Mary Jane" nears series order at BET; and Warren Ellis's "Gun Machine" eyed as series at FOX.

[07/31/12 - 10:39 AM]
Universal Television and NBCUniversal International Television Production Announce Development Deal with Craig Zadan and Neil Meron
The pact will give the studio a first look at series and specials created by the "Smash" executive producers.

[07/24/12 - 10:45 AM]
NBC at TCA: Greenblatt Announces "SNL" Election Specials, Pilot Sampling
Plus: the executive on "Community," "Smash," "The Voice," "Rock Center with Brian Williams" and more!

[07/19/12 - 10:09 AM]
Universal Television Releases Reactions from Emmy Nominees for "30 Rock," "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon," "Saturday Night Live" and "Smash"
As the show enters its last season, I'm gratified to be nominated again by the Academy," said Alec Baldwin.

[07/06/12 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 6
Updates include: Krysta Rodriguez joins NBC's "Smash"; Jennifer Lopez to executive produce potential ABC Family drama; and Luka Jones set as new regular on NBC's "Up All Night."

[06/26/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 26
Updates include: Investigation Discovery books three July premieres; Robbie Jones lands arc on USA's "Necessary Roughness"; and Andy Mientus joins the cast of NBC's "Smash."

[06/22/12 - 03:58 PM]
Oscar, Golden Globe and Grammy Winner Jennifer Hudson to Guest-Star on NBC's "Smash" Over Multi-Episode Arc
She'll play "a Tony Award-winning Broadway star who impacts the lives of Karen (Katharine McPhee) and Ivy (Megan Hilty)."

[06/18/12 - 11:39 AM]
NBC Entertainment Digital Provides Fans the Opportunity to Catch Up With Their Favorite Shows This Summer
All of last season's episodes of "Grimm," "Parenthood," "Smash," "Up All Night" and "Whitney" and are now available for free on NBC.com.

[06/14/12 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 14
Updates include: John Cho joins the cast of NBC's "Go On"; Meghan Ory named series regular on ABC's "Once Upon a Time"; and HBO mulls a "Bored to Death" telefilm.

[06/14/12 - 07:40 AM]
Second Wave of Nominees Breaks for "Teen Choice 2012" Airing Sunday, July 22, Live on FOX
Plus: Kristen Bell, Troian Bellisario, Jason Derulo, Selena Gomez, Lucy Hale, Victoria Justice, Bridgit Mendler, Shay Mitchell, Dax Shepard and Jordin Sparks are all set to appear.

[06/06/12 - 02:12 PM]
NBC Commits to Aggressive Digital Media Strategy Focused on Multi-Platform Programming and Marketing Initiatives
The network has named Robert Hayes to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Digital Media.

[05/22/12 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 22
Updates include: quartet to depart NBC's "Smash"; Mark Hudis to succeed Alan Ball on HBO's "True Blood"; and Gillian Zinser won't return as regular on The CW's "90210."

[05/22/12 - 12:34 PM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "America's Got Talent" Leads Network's Primetime Week of May 14-20
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 14-20.

[05/15/12 - 11:07 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Paces Network's Primetime Week of May 7-13
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 7-13.

[05/15/12 - 11:05 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Airs the Week's No. 1 Comedy, the No. 1 Drama and the No. 1 New Show
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 7-13.

[05/15/12 - 10:47 AM]
New Music from Last Night's Season Finale of NBC's Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Available Now on iTunes
"Don't Forget Me" was written by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman; performed by Katharine McPhee.

[05/15/12 - 09:17 AM]
ABC is Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 9th Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 14.

[05/13/12 - 01:14 PM]
Greenblatt: Not Necessarily Final Season of "30 Rock"; Dan Harmon May Be Out as "Community" Showrunner
Plus: the NBC chief on "The Voice," "Smash," "Whitney," "Rock Center With Brian Williams," "The Office" and "Harry's Law."

[05/13/12 - 10:45 AM]
NBC Reveals Its 2012-13 Primetime Schedule
It's here: the Peacock unveils its fall schedule, which will use "The Voice" to launch two new series.

[05/10/12 - 01:44 PM]
NBC Renews "Parenthood," Orders Final Season of "30 Rock"
They'll join a returning class that includes "Grimm," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and "Smash."

[05/08/12 - 10:37 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Delivers 5 of the Week's Top 20 TV Shows
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 30-May 6.

[05/08/12 - 10:36 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Leads Network's Primetime Week of April 30-May 6
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 30-May 6.

[05/08/12 - 08:52 AM]
ABC's "Castle" Finale Wins at 10pm, Marking 6-Month Highs and its Most-Watched Season Ever
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 7.

[05/07/12 - 10:18 AM]
New Music from Tonight's May 7 Episode of NBC's Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Available Today on iTunes
The titular "Smash!" was written by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman; performed by Katharine McPhee and Megan Hilty.

[05/01/12 - 10:47 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Paces Network's Primetime Week of April 23-29
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 23-29.

[05/01/12 - 10:42 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network is No. 2 for the 2nd Straight Week in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 23-29.

[05/01/12 - 09:04 AM]
ABC's "Dancing" is Monday's Top Draw/"Castle" Returns at a 6-Month High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 30.

[04/30/12 - 10:07 AM]
New Music from Tonight's April 30 Episode of NBC's Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Available Today on iTunes
"I'm Going Down" was written by Norman Jesse Whitfield; performed by Megan Hilty.

[04/24/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 24
Updates include: ABC orders off-cycle comedy pilot "Super City"; E! to renew "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" for three more seasons; and Josh Safran to join NBC's "Smash" next season.

[04/24/12 - 10:26 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Claims the No. 1 Scripted Series/Comedy, Drama, Freshman Drama and New Mid-Season Series in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 16-22.

[04/24/12 - 10:18 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Leads Network's Primetime Week of April 16-22
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 16-22.

[04/24/12 - 09:00 AM]
ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" Is Up With Its Most-Competitive Finish Against "The Voice"
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 23.

[04/23/12 - 10:39 AM]
New Music from Tonight's April 23 Episode of NBC's Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Available Today on iTunes
On tap are "Secondhand White Baby Grand," performed by Megan Hilty, and "A Thousand and One Nights," featuring Katharine McPhee and Raza Jaffrey.

[04/17/12 - 10:27 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Paces Network's Primetime Week of April 9-15
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 9-15.

[04/17/12 - 09:02 AM]
ABC's "DWTS" is Monday's Most-Watched Show and "Castle" is the Top Scripted Program
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 16.

[04/16/12 - 11:11 AM]
New Music from Tonight's April 16 Episode of NBC's Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Available Today on iTunes
"Dig Deep" was written by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman; featuring Uma Thurman.

[04/10/12 - 01:14 PM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Leads Network's Primetime Week of April 2-8
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 2-8.

[04/10/12 - 10:43 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Is Up for the 4th Straight Week to Generate Its Most-Watched Non-"Oscar" Week Since November
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 2-8.

[04/10/12 - 08:45 AM]
ABC is Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 4th Week Running/"Scandal" Repeat Tops NBC's Original "Smash" at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 9.

[04/09/12 - 01:53 PM]
New Music from Tonight's April 9 Episode of NBC's Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Available Today on iTunes
"Never Give All the Heart" was written by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman; performed by Katharine McPhee.

[04/03/12 - 11:05 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Paces Network's Primetime Week of March 26-April 1
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 26-April 1.

[04/03/12 - 10:36 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Claims 4 of the Top 20 TV Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 26-April 1.

[04/03/12 - 09:06 AM]
ABC is Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 3rd Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 2.

[04/02/12 - 10:13 AM]
Soundtrack of NBC Hit "Smash" Set for Release on May 1
Highlighted on the album will be the Broadway-caliber songs written for the series by Tony and Grammy winners Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman.

[03/27/12 - 11:15 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Airs 4 of the Top 20 Broadcast Series for the Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 19-25.

[03/27/12 - 10:34 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Leads Network's Primetime Week of March 19-25
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 19-25.

[03/27/12 - 08:53 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" is Monday's Top Show/"Castle" is the #1 Scripted TV Program
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 26.

[03/26/12 - 10:01 AM]
New Song from Tonight's March 26 Episode of NBC's Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Available Today on iTunes
"Dance to the Music" was written by Sylvester Stewart; performed by Megan Hilty and the ensemble.

[03/22/12 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 22
Updates include: Hugh Dancy to play Will Graham in NBC's "Hannibal"; Alyssa Milano joins ABC's "Mistresses"; and Jennifer Beals, Paula Marshall round out CBS's "The Widow Detective."

[03/22/12 - 12:14 PM]
NBC Renews Critically Acclaimed Drama "Smash" for Second Season
The series has improved the time period average by 100 percent (7.7 million vs. 3.9 million).

[03/21/12 - 12:31 PM]
"Awake" Debut Puts It #3 Among Biggest % Gainers Going from Live + Same Day to Live + 7
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of February 27-March 4.

[03/20/12 - 11:04 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Paces Network's Primetime Week of March 12-18
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 12-18.

[03/20/12 - 11:03 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Delivers 7 of the Top 20 TV Shows Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 12-18.

[03/20/12 - 08:53 AM]
ABC Dances to the Top with its Biggest Monday Since September
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 19.

[03/19/12 - 10:01 AM]
New Song From Tonight's March 19 Episode of NBC's Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Available Today on iTunes
"On Lexington & 52nd Street" was written by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, performed by Will Chase.

[03/13/12 - 11:01 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Ranks #1 for the Primetime Week of March 5-11 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 5-11.

[03/12/12 - 10:01 AM]
New Song From Tonight's March 12 Episode of NBC's Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Available Today on iTunes
"History is Made at Night" was written by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman; performed by Megan Hilty and Will Chase.

[03/12/12 - 09:29 AM]
Interview: "Smash" Executive Producer David Marshall Grant
The "Brothers & Sisters" alum chats about what's on tap for the NBC drama, airing Mondays at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/06/12 - 10:10 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Delivers 5 of the Week's Top 20 Scripted Programs Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 27-March 4.

[03/06/12 - 09:40 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Ties for #1 for the Primetime Week of Feb. 27-March 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 27-March 4.

[03/05/12 - 11:49 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" is the Week's #1 Series for the 2nd Week in a Row
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of February 13-19.

[03/05/12 - 10:01 AM]
Songs from Tonight's March 5 Episode of NBC's Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Available Today on iTunes
The three songs available for tonight's episode include "Let's Be Bad," "It's a Man's Man's World" and "A Song for You."

[03/01/12 - 02:41 PM]
NBC Wins the February 2012 Sweep in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the 28-day ratings period (February 2-29).

[02/28/12 - 10:33 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Is the #1 Series for the Primetime Week of Feb. 20-26 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 20-26.

[02/28/12 - 10:25 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Wins the Week by Strong Margins in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 20-26.

[02/28/12 - 08:51 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Hits 2nd-Best Number and "Castle" Marks a 5-Week High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 27.

[02/27/12 - 10:09 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" Surges Ahead of "The Voice," "Idol" and "Big Bang" to Rank as the Week's #1 Series
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of February 6-12.

[02/27/12 - 10:03 AM]
Songs from Tonight's February 27 Episode of NBC's New Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Available Today on iTunes
This week's offerings include "Haven't Met You Yet" by Nick Jonas and "I Never Met a Wolf Who Didn't Love to Howl" by Megan Hilty.

[02/22/12 - 10:27 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Finishes Within a Tenth of a Point of #1 in 18-49 and Grabs the Top Spot in 18-34
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 13-19.

[02/22/12 - 09:49 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - ABC Qualifies as the Only Net to Grow its Viewer Count Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 13-19.

[02/21/12 - 09:24 AM]
CBS Monday Posts Week-to-Week Growth; "Hawaii Five-0" Wins at 10 PM
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, February 20.

[02/21/12 - 08:46 AM]
ABC's "Castle" Grows Week to Week and Tops NBC's "Smash" by 49% in Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 20.

[02/20/12 - 07:04 AM]
Songs from Tonight's February 20 Episode of NBC's New Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Available Today on iTunes
The three songs available from tonight's episode include "Grenade," "Redneck Woman" and "Mr. & Mrs. Smith."

[02/14/12 - 10:52 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" and "Smash" Pace NBC's Primetime Week of Feb. 6-12
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 6-12.

[02/14/12 - 09:55 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Network Builds Week to Week by 27% in Viewers and by 40% in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 6-12.

[02/14/12 - 08:41 AM]
ABC's "Castle" Outdraws NBC's "Smash" at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 13.

[02/13/12 - 10:32 AM]
Songs from Tonight's Second Episode of NBC's New Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Available Today on iTunes
The three songs available for tonight's episode include "Call Me," "The 20th Century Fox Mambo" and "Crazy Dreams."

[02/09/12 - 10:45 AM]
NBCUniversal Cable Networks Combine to Create a "Roadblock" for NBC's New Hit Musical Drama "Smash"
USA, E!, Bravo, Style, Oxygen, G4, mun2, Universal HD and Cloo will all rebroadcast the show's pilot tonight from 12 a.m.-1 a.m. (ET/PT).

[02/07/12 - 05:39 PM]
NBC to Encore "The Voice's" Post-Super Bowl Episode This Thursday at 10:00/9:00c
Plus: last night's "The Voice" and the premiere of "Smash" will also rebroadcast this Saturday.

[02/07/12 - 12:03 PM]
"The Voice" and "Smash" Harmonize to Give NBC a Dominant Monday Night Win in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, February 6.

[02/07/12 - 08:44 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Holds Strong Against "The Voice"
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 6.

[02/02/12 - 02:39 PM]
First Songs From NBC's New Critically Acclaimed Musical Drama "Smash" Now Available on iTunes
The three tracks - "Beautiful," "Let Me Be Your Star" and "National Pastime" - will be featured in Monday's debut.

[02/01/12 - 10:51 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 1
Updates include: ABC adds two more comedy pilots; Jennifer Finnigan first to TNT's "Chelsea General"; and Kevin Bacon to star in Kevin Williamson's FOX pilot.

[02/01/12 - 02:16 PM]
Randy Jackson, Tony Potts & Josh Groban to Co-Host "Live! with Kelly" the Week of February 13-17, 2012
Guests that week include Nicolas Cage, Tracy Morgan, Ricky Martin, Nicki Minaj, Khloe Kardashian, George Eads, Katharine McPhee and Reese Witherspoon.

[01/06/12 - 10:07 PM]
TCA: NBC Confirms Episode, Pilot Orders
"Harry's Law," "Parks & Recreation" set for 22 episodes, plus check out official descriptions of the Peacock's five pilots ordered to date.

[01/06/12 - 04:53 PM]
NBC Launches Comprehensive Promotional Campaign to Provide Positive Sampling Prior to Debut of "Smash"
Beginning January 23 through February 6, the pilot will stream online via NBC.com and Hulu.

[01/06/12 - 10:45 AM]
NBC and iTheatrics Announce Philanthropic Initiative to Bring Sustainable Musical Theater Programs to the Nation's Underserved Schools
The "Smash"-driven initiative will work with local schools across the country to stage their own productions and implement self-sustaining programs.

[12/20/11 - 11:27 AM]
Star-Studded Lineup Announced for "NBC's New Year's Eve With Carson Daly" on December 31
Drake, Jessie J, Blake Shelton, Cee Lo Green, Megan Hilty, The Roots and Tony Bennett are among those on tap for the annual event.

[12/08/11 - 03:32 PM]
Golden Globe-Winning and Oscar-Nominated Film Star Uma Thurman to Guest-Star in Five-Episode Arc in NBC's New Musical Drama "Smash"
She'll play a famous and somewhat difficult movie star who flirts with the idea of starring in "Marilyn," the musical within the musical.

[11/16/11 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 16
Updates include: NBC greenlights "The Munsters" pilot; "Grimm" gets two additional scripts; and Working Title Television books a half-dozen projects.

[11/14/11 - 02:49 PM]
NBC Unveils New Mid-Season 2012 Schedule
The Peacock sets launch dates for "Smash," "The Firm," "Fashion Star" and "Are You There, Chelsea?"

[10/06/11 - 06:05 AM]
Nick Jonas and Tony Award Winner Bernadette Peters to Guest Star on NBC's Midseason Musical Drama "Smash"
Both actors will sing in the respective episodes in which they appear.

[09/12/11 - 01:21 PM]
NBCUniversal Announces a Dynamic New Leadership Team to Head Its Newly Named Production Company -- Universal Television
Tracey Pakosta and Russell Rothberg will spearhead the studio's comedy and drama departments, respectively.

[08/29/11 - 10:48 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 29
Updates include: literary heroes April Woo, Evert Backstrom land at CBS, FOX; Christina Millian eyes ABC's "Maid in Miami"; and Chris Hardwick to host potential AMC talk show.

[08/16/11 - 10:33 AM]
Disney Channel to Premiere "Pixie Hollow Games," A New Disney Fairies Animated Special Starring Brenda Song, Jason Dolley, Tiffany Thornton and Zendaya
The special is executive-produced by Academy Award winner John Lasseter and directed by Bradley Raymond.

[08/01/11 - 10:49 AM]
Greenblatt: "We Want to Restore NBC to Its Leadership Position in Quality"
Plus: the NBC topper on new projects from Dick Wolf, Sean Hayes and Adam Levine; the controversy surrounding "The Playboy Club"; and his expectations for "The Office" going forward.

[08/01/11 - 09:47 AM]
NBC Premieres Second Season of "The Voice" Following Network's Broadcast of Super Bowl XLVI on February 5
Plus: midseason drama "Smash" to launch the following night, Monday, February 6.

[06/09/11 - 03:31 PM]
NBC and Columbia Records Announce Deal for Recording Rights to Soundtrack of Network's New Musical Drama "Smash"
Plus: series star Katharine McPhee also signed a solo recording deal with Columbia Records.

[05/19/11 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: May 16-19
Updates include: Lisa Edelstein departs FOX's "House"; Matt Letscher, Sigourney Weaver report to HBO's "Spring/Fall"; and Masi Oka named series regular on CBS's "Hawaii Five-0."

[05/16/11 - 10:05 AM]
Video: NBC Fall Preview 2011/12 - Upfront Trailers
Watch the full-length new series trailers from today's upfront presentation.

[05/15/11 - 12:24 PM]
Greenblatt: "Apprentice" Will Be Back, With or Without Trump; Other NBC Notes
Plus: NBC's topper on "Chuck's" move to Fridays; its NFL contingency plans; holding "Smash" until midseason; and the future of the "Law & Order" franchise.

[05/15/11 - 12:11 PM]
Video: NBC Fall Preview 2011/12 - "Smash"
Watch five clips from the pilot plus interviews with Debra Messing and Katherine McPhee.

[05/15/11 - 10:46 AM]
NBC Unveils Fall Primetime Schedule for 2011-12 Season
Among the Peacock's changes: "Chuck" to Fridays and "Harry's Law" to Wednesdays plus a fall edition of "The Sing-Off" on Monday nights.

[05/12/11 - 06:39 PM]
Trio Added to NBC's 2011-12 Season Roster; "Parenthood," "Harry's Law" Renewed
NBC taps "The Playboy Club," "Grimm" and "Awake" (formerly "R.E.M.") for next season, passes on "17th Precinct," "A. Mann's World" and "Wonder Woman."

[05/11/11 - 04:58 PM]
NBC Sets Two Dramas, Two Comedies for Freshman Class of 2011-12 Season
The newcomers include projects starring Christina Applegate, Whitney Cummings, Maria Bello and Debra Messing.

[03/08/11 - 10:52 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 8
Updates include: Ben Koldyke, Brooke D'Orsay nab leads in ABC comedy pilots; Rick Gomez, Richard T. Jones join FOX's "Council of Dads"; and Natalie Dormer to star in ABC's "Poe."

[03/04/11 - 10:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 4
Updates include: Chris Egan is ABC's "Poe"; Jim Caviezel to topline "Person of Interest" for CBS; and David Walton, Becki Newton are the latest to book pilots in second position.

[02/25/11 - 10:49 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 25
Updates include: Don Johnson to topline "Mann's World" at NBC; David Krumholtz cast in "Playboy," also at NBC; and Kerry Bishe heads for "Iceland" at FOX.

[02/24/11 - 10:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 24
Updates include: "Chase's" Amaury Nolasco to "Work It" for ABC; TBS axes "Glory Daze"; and Michelle Borth to lead ABC's "Combat Hospital."

[02/14/11 - 10:42 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 14
Updates include: Robert Taylor is "Longmire" for A&E; Jesse L. Martin, Saffron Burrows land pilots; and more directors sign on for this year's development crop.

[02/09/11 - 10:54 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 9
Updates include: "Lost" alums land pilots; CBS, FOX greenlight additional dramas; and more directors sign onto pilots.

[02/07/11 - 10:50 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 7
Updates include: Debra Messing, Taylor Kinney land NBC pilots; Ilene Chaiken to run "Hail Mary" for CBS; and Alex Graves to helm ABC's "Poe."

[01/21/11 - 10:58 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 21
Updates include: CBS, ION to share "Flashpoint"; HBO eyes Julian Assange film; and a whopping nine projects are ordered to pilot.

[01/19/10 - 07:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 19
Updates include: Twentieth renews "5th Grader" in syndication; Russell T. Davies bringing "Torchwood" to FOX; and a slew of pilots get greenlighted.

[09/23/09 - 06:28 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 23
Updates include: NBC to climb "The Mountain"; Clifton Collins joins "Southland"; and J.J. Abrams, Steven Spielberg each land new projects.







SMASH (NBC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
2/6/12 - 5/26/13
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2012-2013 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
2 (32 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 5/10/13
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, October 2012) Last year's acclaimed musical drama "Smash" makes its much-anticipated return with a two-hour episode on February 5 (9-11 p.m. ET) -- with Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson -- and will resume on Tuesday, February 12 (10-11 p.m. ET) in its regular day and time. "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" premieres on January 8 with back-to-back episodes (8-8:30 p.m. ET and 8:30-9 p.m. ET) and will continue in that hour each Tuesday.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Andy Mientus as Kyle (Season 2- )
· Anjelica Huston as Eileen
· Christian Borle as Tom
· Debra Messing as Julia
· Jack Davenport as Derek
· Jeremy Jordan
· Katharine McPhee as Karen
· Krysta Rodriguez as Ana (Season 2- )
· Leslie Odom Jr. as Sam (Season 2- )
· Megan Hilty as Ivy
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Brian d'Arcy James as Frank
· Jaime Cepero as Ellis
· Raza Jaffrey as Dev
CREW INFORMATION:
· Craig Zadan as EP
· Darryl Frank as EP
· Justin Falvey as EP
· Marc Shaiman as EP
· Michael Mayer as DIR (Pilot)
· Neil Meron as EP
· Scott Wittman as EP
· Steven Spielberg as EP
· Theresa Rebeck as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· DreamWorks Television
· Universal Television