Say goodbye to 'Smash' The Broadway based series starring Megan Hilty left and Katharine McPhee signs off for good Sunday night.(Photo Will Hart NBC)
Arrested Development Netflix Sunday 3 01 a.m. ET/12 01 PT
The cult classic comedy returns Sunday as Netflix drops all 15 new episodes at once. Netflix did not make the episodes available for preview which is always a sign of fear hubris or a toxic combination of both. We'll find out which this weekend.
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Smash NBC Sunday 9 ET/PT
As Arrested fans celebrate the show's surprising rebirth other fans mourn the equally surprising ignominious death of Smash a once promising hit that ends its run on a post season holiday Sunday. It's not hard to see why viewers fled new plots and characters that were even worse than the originals a souring of all the main relationships a lack of faith in its Broadway setting and a foolish decision to rehash issues we'd already thought were settled. Still it was a noble and briefly successful try to do something novel with a broadcast hour and NBC deserves at least a little credit for that.
The Glades/Longmire AE Monday 9 ET/PT
AE is using the unofficial start of summer to relaunch two summer series The Glades and Longmire. The first is a cute cop show that sort of petered out last season the second is a new cop show that was a bit too lethargic for its and our good. Let's hope at least one of them gets a new burst of energy this time around.