Will ‘Smash’ Splash or Crash for NBC?

(Reuters) – NBC’s new musical drama “Smash” could hardly have a stronger pedigree: Idea by Steven Spielberg, songs by award-winning Broadway producers, stars including Anjelica Huston and Debra Messing, and screen icon Marilyn Monroe holding the whole show-within-a show together. Yet success couldn’t be harder to assess in the high stakes prime-time TV gamble for […]

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Uma Thurman to Get ‘Smash’-ed on NBC

“Kill Bill” star Uma Thurman is coming to the small screen — at least for a temporary stay. Thurman has signed on for NBC’s upcoming musical drama “Smash,” in a five-episode arc, the network announced Thursday. Thurman will play “a famous and somewhat difficult movie star who flirts with the idea of starring in ‘Marilyn,’ […]

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