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    'Smash' Recap: Episode 10, 'Understudy'

    Karen is promoted to understudy, Eileen gets a new investor, and Uma Thurman finally shows up.

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    'Smash' Recap: Episode 7, 'The Workshop'

    Bernadette Peters belts out a number and turns on the waterworks as Ivy's mother when the workshop finally goes on in the March 19 episode of NBC's "Smash."

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    ‘Smash’ Recap: Episode 6, ‘Chemistry’

    Drug addiction rears its ugly head in the March 12 episode of “Smash” as Ivy starts popping pills and Eileen starts hanging out in cheap bars.

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    'Smash' Recap: Episode 5, 'Let's Be Bad'

    Everyone has a nervous breakdown or turns into a sex maniac in the March 5 episode of "Smash," plus we finally get some dialogue from the Marilyn musical.

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    Smash

    "Smash" is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a major musical based on the life of Marilyn Monroe from raw concept to opening night. Is "Smash" a smash? The verdict is mixed.

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    Boardwalk Empire

    Terence Winter, an executive producer on "The Sopranos," explores Prohibition-era New Jersey crime lore with "Boardwalk Empire," a series centering on politician and longtime Atlantic City "boss," Enoch "Nucky" Thompson.

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    Hung

    When HBO premiered "Hung" last year, much was made of its salacious subject matter: High school teacher Ray Drecker (Thomas Jane) moonlights as a gigolo and is a huge hit thanks to his endowment.

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    Glee

    Having managed to successfully introduce the concept of a narrative TV musical series, Fox's "Glee" hasn't even finished its first season (it's just back from hiatus), and the microscopes already are coming out.

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    Mad Men

    Is there a "Mad Men" fan in God's creation that actually believes the upcoming Season 3 premiere is going to tie each and every one of them up in pretty bows?

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    On TV: 10 Things I Hate About You

    About 400 years on, Shakespeare comes to this: high school antics drawn with intermittent charm -- in crayon.