| Jan 10, 2012
| 8:26 AM
"Smash," the mid-season NBC replacement TV show all about the process of creating a new Broadway musical, had what the producers said was the first screening of its pilot episode before "real people" on Monday night in Chicago. Brian D'Arcy James, one of the show's stars, was at the screening, held at a South Loop movie theater.
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:42 AM
Combine Emmy and Oscar winners, an "American Idol" finalist, one of the top names in screen entertainment, and a programming chief who has switched networks.
What do you get? A "Smash," they all hope.
Some may see it as NBC's answer to Fox's "Glee," but...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 6:45 AM
The late Marvin Hamlisch received a tribute Tuesday evening in New York that drew a number of friends and collaborators from the worlds of theater, music and movies. The roster of attendees to the invitation-only event included Barbra Streisand, Neil...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:54 AM
It's fall, a good time for countdowns.
•Countdown: 53 days till Christmas.
•Countdown: 20 days till Thanksgiving.
•Countdown: 14 days until I put up Christmas decorations.
•Countdown: Seven columns to go.