Episode #19 – Hot Mess

Hosted by Jessica Chapman, Mitchel Clow

June 25, 2012

Jennifer Hudson! The Tony Awards! A new (straight) male character! All that and more are subject to Mitch and Jess’s approval in this iteration of Smash Chat!

  • We start of the show by analyzing the story arc of Karen in season 1.
  • Karen has a surprising 3/4’s lead over Ivy on Smash’s facebook’s poll as to whom should play Marilyn, based solely off of 1×02 “Callbacks.”
  • Will Karen finally gain the guts she needs after ditching Dev next season?
  • American Idol alum Jennifer Hudson was announced as having a multiple episode arc in season 2.
  • Our first cast member out of the three new characters has been revealed: “Newsies” star Jeremy Jordan will play Danny!
  • Christian Borel, the actor for Tom, won a Tony for his role of Black Stache in “Peter and the Starcatcher”! List of other nominees and winners
  • We have a few awesome responses from the Smash production team on why we have to wait until early 2013 for season 2.
  • It was revealed that Karen was meant to win the role of Marilyn in an early draft of the pilot.
  • We read off a few tweets from our lovely and adoring fans!

    Make sure to tweet and follow us @smash_chat for news on when we’re recording new episodes, along with news breaks! [note-Mitch has changed his twitter handle to @MitchClow]