"Smash": Anjelica Huston as Eileen Rand, Jack Davenport as Derek Wills -- (Photo by: Will Hart/NBC)

The Scarves Are Coming Off: Highlights from the Season 2 Premiere of ‘Smash’

“Smash” returned Tuesday night with with a two-hour premiere filled with big numbers, new characters, and Bombshell nearly making it to the Great White Way before being sidelined. Julia spent most of the episode couch-ridden and scarf-less, Karen met a surly waiter with a talent for writing musicals and a terrible attitude, Derek went on […]

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‘Smash’ Star Jack Davenport Previews Derek’s Season 2 Inner Struggle

Is Derek Wills a changed man? When Season 2 of “Smash” premieres tonight at 9/8c on NBC, the womanizing director played by Jack Davenport faces a difficult challenge when he’s confronted with a sexual harassment scandal. With a tarnished professional image, Derek is forced to do some serious soul searching before he can move forward. […]

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Russell Brand Makes Katharine McPhee Sit on His Lap, Exits ‘Late Night’ Upon Discovering She’s Married

Russell Brand must have a thing for brunette pop singers named Kat. On Monday’s episode of “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” Brand made a grab for fellow guest Katharine McPhee, playfully forcing her to sit on his lap before taking her rightful seat next to Jimmy Fallon. DVR the Next Episode of “Late Night with […]

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Jennifer Hudson Thinks It’s Time for ‘American Idol’ to End

As “American Idol” struggles through another round of high profile changes behind the judges panel, and high drama between its dueling divas on and off screen, the ratings for the former juggernaut continue to slide downward, at least one former contestant admits that maybe the show’s moment has passed. Don’t get her wrong, Jennifer Hudson […]

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