With the constant writing let downs on Glee, I couldn’t be more excited that a new scripted showbiz show is coming to network TV. NBC’s midseason hosts the premiere of SMASH. It’s grownup, it’s more polished, it’s got a much better cast and the musical numbers are limited to situations in which people actually are supposed to be singing- here’s hoping their writing staff is up to the task (and at some point they let Chrisian Borle out from behind the desk so we can hear that tenor of his!).

Smash looks like a new love-of-my-life show. God I hope I’m right this time.