NBC Shoves Smash to Saturday Night

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The fat lady may not officially be singing, but NBC has made its voice as clear as possible: Smash has been effectively canceled.

The network announced this afternoon that the disappointing drama - which underwent a showrunner and cast reboot prior to Season 2 - will move to Saturday nights at 9, starting on April 6. It will, however, be permitted to finish our its second season run in that time slot.

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Along with this burial, NBC also unveiled the following schedule changes:

  • Starting on April 14 and running through the end of May, Celebrity Apprentice will expand to two hours.
  • The final two episodes of Go On will air at 9:30 p.m. on Thursday April 4 and Thursday, April 11.
  • The one-hour season finale of The New Normal will air on April 2.
  • Ready for Love will premiere Tuesday, April 9 at 9 p.m., following The Voice.

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