Smash Moves to Saturdays – And Other NBC Changes

Katharine McPhee as Karen Cartwright in 'Smash'

Katharine McPhee as Karen Cartwright in 'Smash' -- (Photo by: Patrick Randak/NBC)

Smash‘s ratings have been tanking during season two and now NBC has made a big move, changing up Smash‘s air date to Saturdays. The series will make the move on Saturday, April 6, airing the rest of its entire season during the 9pm time slot.
NBC also announced they’ll be running encore episodes of The Voice on Sunday, March 31st and Sunday, April 7th from 7-10pm.
Other Just Announced Air Dates:
Ready For Love – Will now air Tuesdays, beginning April 9 (9-11 p.m. ET) following The Voice.
Celebrity Apprentice – Beginning April 14 (9-11 p.m ET) will be expanded to two hours through the end of May.
Go On – Moves to Thursdays on April 4 and April 11, which will be the season’s final episode. Both episodes will air at 9:30-10 p.m. ET following The Office.
The New Normal – One-hour season finale on Tuesday, April 2 (9-10 p.m. ET) following The Voice.
Whitney – Will have a one-hour season finale on Wednesday, March 27 (8-9 p.m. ET).
Source: NBC

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