Smash’s Bombshell, Reunion

(Above: Megan Hilty, Katharine McPhee in ‘Bombshell in Concert.’ Source: YouTube video)

The characters on NBC’s Smash spent two seasons and 32 episodes developing a Broadway musical called “Bombshell,” based on the life of Marilyn Monroe.

Smash was cancelled in 2013, but Bombshell in Concert made it to Broadway for a one-time-only performance in 2015. Tomorrow, May 20, at 8 pm ET, that event will stream free on People magazine platforms as a benefit for the The Actors Fund.

Two-time Oscar winner Renée Zellweger will introduce the show and during intermission, cast members of the series will get together for a live virtual reunion. The list includes Debra Messing, Christian Borle, Megan Hilty, Katharine McPhee, Will Chase, Brian d’Arcy James, Jack Davenport, Jeremy Jordan and Leslie Odom Jr..

To stream, starting at 8 pm Wednesday, visit, PeopleTV, or People’s Facebook or Twitter feeds. 

If you missed Smash or want to see the series again, all episodes are available to stream free on

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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