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Pilot News: Smash's Katharine McPhee Nabs Female Lead in CBS Genius Drama Scorpion

Katharine McPhee Scorpion Pilot CBS

Smash alum Katharine McPhee to CBS: Let me be your star!

McPhee has been cast as diner waitress/genius wrangler Paige in the Eye Network’s drama pilot Scorpion …READ MORE

TVLine Items: Jessica Sanchez's Secret Glee Role Revealed, Nowhere Alum to VH1 and More!

Glee Season 4 Spoilers

Little has been revealed about Jessica Sanchez‘s upcoming Glee gig — until now.

“I’m playing a student from a rival school who is …READ MORE

Exclusive Smash Preview: Karen and Jimmy Kiss Again — But There's a Twist!

Smash - Season 2

Karen and Jimmy agreed to keep things strictly professional on the latest episode of Smash, so how come they’re back and locking lips in this exclusive preview video from next Tuesday’s episode, “The Fringe” (10/9c on NBC)? And why the heck is Derek staring moodily at the Broadway babies while they go at it? READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Smash Exclusive First Look: Karen's Back in a Marilyn Mood for 'Public Relations'!


Worried that Smash‘s Karen Cartwright has been too distracted by her new (possible) paramour Jimmy’s zygote of a musical The Hit List to properly focus on her role as Marilyn Monroe in the much further developed Bombshell? Well, it’s time to press pause on the “fret” button. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

The Smash Season 2 Premiere: Frosty Feuds, Scandalous Setbacks and Other Observations

SMASH -- Season: 2 -- Pictured: (l-r) top row; Anjelica Huston as Eileen Rand, Christian Borle as Tom Levitt, Debra Messing as Julia Houston; middle row; Jeremy Jordan as Jimmy Collins, Katharine McPhee as Karen Cartwright, Jennifer Hudson as Veronica Moore, Megan Hilty as Ivy Lynn; bottom row; Krysta Rodriguez as Ana Vargas, Leslie Odom Jr as Sam Strickland, Andy Mientus as Kyle Bishop, Jack Davenport as Derek Wills -- (Photo by: Mark Seliger/NBC)

NBC isn’t raising the curtain on Smash Season 2 until Tuesday, Feb. 5 — with a two-hour opener, no less. So to help the musical-drama’s fans, both existing and prospective, bide their time, we previewed the premiere and compiled this list of non-spoilery observations. READ MORE

Smash First Look Video: Frenemies Ivy and Karen Go Out for a 'Drink'


It appears that Smash rivals Ivy Lynn and Karen Cartwright will curb their contentiousness at least long enough for a duet in the middle of Times Square — and TVLine has a first look at the entertaining détente. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Hot Smash Video: Ivy Gives Karen Some 'Advice'

SMASH -- "Let's Be Bad" Episode 105 -- Pictured: (l-r) Megan Hilty as Ivy Lynn, Katharine McPhee as Karen Cartwright -- (Photo by: Patrick Harbron/NBC)

After the “Birthday” incident we shared with you from next Monday’s Smash, there was sure to be a counter-attack from Ivy Lynn. But we didn’t expect Karen to approach the Marilyn star first, as seen in this follow-up clip.

With her Midwestern mannerisms, Karen cautiously …READ MORE

Exclusive Smash Video: Karen's 'Birthday' Does Not Make Ivy 'Happy'

SMASH -- "Let's Be Bad" Episode 105 -- Pictured: Megan Hilty as Ivy Lynn -- (Photo by: Patrick Harbron/NBC)

Things are about to get particularly prickly on Smash, and to that end TVLine has an exclusive first look at a bit of a “Birthday” beat-down. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Did Smash Really Just [Spoiler]? 'It's More Complicated Than You Think,' Says Producer

SMASH -- Season:1 -- Pictured: (l-r) Katharine McPhee as Karen Cartwright, Megan Hilty as Ivy Lynn -- Photo by: Mark Seliger/NBC

Warning: The following contains spoilers from this Monday’s episode of Smash.

Well that was quick.

In but the second episode of NBC’s Smash, following additional rounds of callbacks and more showcasing of fancy footwork and mad pipes — and after much deliberation by Julia, Tom, Derek and Eileen — it was decided that … READ MORE