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Ousted Smash Creator Theresa Rebeck Slams Season 2 as a 'Complete Disaster'

Smash Season 2

Smash creator Theresa Rebeck is not a fan of the show’s second season.

Rebeck, who departed NBC’s musical drama at the end of the show’s rookie season, has offered her first critique of Season 2. And it’s far from glowing. READ MORE

Smash Producers Weigh In on Season 1 Backlash and the Plan to 'Correct' Any Mistakes

SMASH -- "The Cost of Art" Episode 104 -- Pictured: (l-r) Phillip Spaeth as Dennis, Christian Borle as Tom Levitt, Jaime Cepero as Ellis Boyd, Megan Hilty as Ivy Lynn, Debra Messing as Julia Houston, Will Chase as Michael Swift-- (Photo by: Patrick Harbron/NBC)

“I’d say good riddance, but we’re still stuck with him.”

Those words, spoken this week by Smash‘s Julia to Tom in reference to the cartoonishly conniving Ellis, seemed all but written by disenfranchised fans of NBC’s musical drama. Or perhaps the snarky sentiment was envisioned as a meta nod to one of Season 1′s shortcomings.

But the fact is … READ MORE

NBC's Smash Is Renewed for Season 2 – Minus One Key Player


NBC has made its second scripted renewal for the 2012-13 TV season, and the honor goes to the Monday-night musical drama Smash. The twist? A key player from Season 1 is stepping away from the spotlight. READ MORE