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“Smash” Creator Theresa Rebeck Emailed Me

The emails were in response to the story I wrote about Smash in January.

Theresa Rebeck, November, 2012. Andrew H. Walker / Getty Images

In late January, I wrote a story about the musical drama Smash: what went wrong with its first season, and NBC’s attempt to reboot it. Its creator, Theresa Rebeck, was a significant figure in the story; she was fired during the first season, and a new executive producer/showrunner, Joshua Safran, was hired to take the show in a new direction. Which failed: NBC moved Smash to Saturday nights, where it has been drawing lower and lower ratings. It is all but dead.

On Monday, I heard from Rebeck.

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