When It's Happening: Monday, Feb. 6, at 10 p.m. ET on NBC
Why We Can't Wait: It's Glee for grown-ups -- or at least, that's what the advance reviews would have us believe. American Idol's Katharine McPhee stars as a Broadway hopeful vying for a role in a new musical. Unlike Glee, Smashfeatures mostly original songs, performed by a sophisticated ensemble cast that includes Anjelica Huston,Debra Messing, and such impressive guest stars as Uma Thurman.