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TV review: Won't get fooled again by 'Smash'
The Broadway-set "Smash" (8 p.m. CT Feb. 5, NBC; 2 stars out of 4) had one of the best pilots last year, grabbing my attention with its behind-the-scenes look at two actresses auditioning for the same role in a musical about Marilyn Monroe. It just as quickly lost me when all the sizzle of the premiere fizzled into boringly familiar, soapy subplots with cloying characters and some howler numbers.
By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol
February 5, 2013