On Wednesday, NBC announced to shift ‘Smash’ to Saturday nights for the rest of its second season. With this announcement, the network’s effort to make a TV drama out of a Broadway musical has been ended literally.
The move will be executed from April 6. It indicates that the final lot of episodes of the show will be aired in obscurity because the Saturday night is the slot where the network now moves their fading shows to die.
With that one, the network made the announcements of other schedule moves on that day. Tuesday’s slot occupied by ‘Smash’ has been given to ‘Ready for Love’, a new reality dating show. It will be followed by the network’s one of the most successful shows ‘The Voice’, a singing competition.
‘Smash’ has been receiving poor ratings since it returned for its second season. The series got a promising start but it lost the way after the writing and plotline disparaged widely by critics.