Smash Preview: Adultery Bombshell Will Be 'Quite Damaging,' Says Brian d'Arcy James

Tonight on Smash (NBC, 10/9c), as things between rivals Ivy and Karen turn harmonious (via a Times Square two-hander), there’s discord aplenty in the Houston home, when Frank realizes that Julia carried on an affair with leading man Michael Swift. Will the brouhaha beget an unhappy tune from Frank? Will he come to blows with Michael? And will this bad news for the marrieds translate into good news for viewers? TVLine spoke with Brian d’Arcy James about stepping into the freshman drama’s spotlight. READ MORE

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Smash First Look Video: Can Julia's Husband Sing Her Troubles Away?

Brian D’Arcy James thus far has been a bit quiet on NBC’s Smash, but this Monday he finally pipes up — by letting loose with a song — and TVLine has a first look at the Tony Award nominee’s performance. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO