'Smash': Burning Questions Answered!
What's the mix of original music and covers? Will songs be available for download? Any surprise guests? See answers from series execs!
IS THE SHOW ALL ORIGINAL SONGS?
Even though the show chronicles the development of an original musical and features several original songs, there are also a fair amount of covers. When
WILL THE SONGS BE AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD?
The release of songs after they air is half of the fun of watching a music-based show (cough... Glee ...cough). So, how will Smash handle
WHAT'S THE INTEL ON THE ALBUM? THERE WILL BE AN ALBUM, RIGHT?
Debra Messing, Smash, ... | As EW reported , there is indeed going to be a compilation album, but, Meron warns that the show features less music than Glee ,
HOW MANY SONGS ARE THERE PER EPISODE?
Smash | About three. But it varies. In the pilot, there are several songs from the Marilyn musical and one pop song.
WHO BESIDES KATHARINE MCPHEE AND MEGAN HILTY WILL BE SINGING?
Smash | With a host of Broadway talent on their roster, Meron says they'd eventually like to get everyone singing, but ''it all depends upon the construction
WHAT GENRE OF MUSIC WILL THE COVERS GENERALLY BE FROM? ANY SURPRISE SELECTIONS IN STORE?
Smash | There's a little bit of everything. (The second episode, Meron says, opens with a Katharine McPhee cover of ''Call Me'' by Blondie.) ''We have more
WILL WE EVER SEE THE FINISHED MARILYN MUSICAL?
Not this season. ''At the end of this season, we open out of town. So the show's not finished, the show's still a work in
BESIDES THE PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED (UMA THURMAN, NICK JONAS), ANY GREAT GUEST STARS?
With the amount of star power already present on the show, Zadan and Meron say they didn't want to overdo the guest stars this season.