Login or register  
<-- Previous EpisodeNext Episode -->

Smash: Bombshell

The big night is finally here. Tom and Julia race against time to save the show, while Derek makes a decision that will change the lives of Karen and Ivy forever. Ellis reveals his true colors. But when he finally makes his move to save "Bombshell," will it be for or against Eileen? In the midst of it all, another bombshell goes off - this one is in Karen and Dev's relationship.

Source: NBC

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x15
Airdate: Monday May 14th, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky ATLANTIC) Jul 28, 2012
AU (Seven) Nov 20, 2012

  • Currently 8.3/10
8.3/10 (6 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Bernadette Peters
As Leigh Conroy
Nick Jonas
As Lyle West

Guest Stars
Emory Cohen
As Leo
Leslie Odom, Jr.
As Sam Strickland
Michael Cristofer
As Jerry Rand
Thorsten Kaye
As Nick
Will Chase
As Michael
Main Cast
Debra Messing
As Julia Houston
Jack Davenport
As Derek Wills
Katharine McPhee
As Karen Cartwright
Christian Borle
As Tom Levitt
Megan Hilty
As Ivy Lynn
Anjelica Huston
As Eileen Rand
Raza Jaffrey
As Dev Sundaram
Brian d'Arcy James
As Frank Houston
Jaime Cepero
As Ellis Boyd


The episode begins, with Julia and Tom doing their best to come up with the new song for the ending of the show, before the show goes live. Meanwhile, the new Marilyn is walking to the stage with everyone wishing her luck; her face in the meanwhile isn’t revealed yet. The curtains then rise with the audience applauding loudly. The episode then flashes back to 12 hours earlier. Julia, Derek, Eileen and Tom are show panicking about who would be their new Marilyn, now that Rebecca has opted out of the show. Derek then storms out in anger, as the four of them aren’t able to come to a consensus. Eileen meanwhile tells the newspapers that, they have a new Marilyn but are not yet ready to release her name. ..

Read the full recap
Warning: Smash season 1 episode 15 guide may contain spoilers
Recent news

Degrassi Season 14 Premiere Set

MTV Canada have announced a fourteenth 28 episode season of 'Degrassi'..

Nicki Minaj Confirms she will present the MTV EMA's

After teasing a huge announcement to her fans on twitter, Nicki Minaj has..

Fox Remaking Tom Hanks' 'Big' for Television

Fox is making a ‘Big’ decision. Kevin Biegel and Mike Royce, who ..