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TV preview: 'Smash' is same, only different

Published January 30, 2013 5:31 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt recently referred to "Smash" as "an unqualified success." Which was sort of surprising, given that he replaced the show's creator with a new show runner ("Gossip Girl" vet Josh Safran), dropped several characters, added others and changed the show's focus. "I can't qualify unqualified success," Greenblatt said. Sigh.

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