From 10-11 p.m. ET, NBC's SMASH (0.9/3 in 18-49, 3.0 million viewers overall) maintained its 18-49 rating of last week, while this week facing CBS's debut of "Golden Boy" and week two of ABC's "Body of Proof." Last night's "Smash" maintained its 18-49 rating half-hour to half-hour and grew in total viewers, to 2.995 million from 2.977 million.
NBC also announced that "Smash" is currently the most upscale drama on ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX so far this season in its concentration of adults 18-49 living in homes with $100K+ incomes, with an index of 161 in "most current" results that include "live plus three day" time-shifting (100 represents an average concentration of those homes), up from a 150 index last season.
In the episode titled 'The Song,' Derek (Jack Davenport) calls in help for a special event, but Jimmy's (Jeremy Jordan) pride might get in the way of a huge opportunity Karen (Katharine McPhee) orchestrates for him and Kyle (Andy Mientus).
Peter (guest star Daniel Sunjata) challenges Julia's (Debra Messing) pride as they continue to work together. Meanwhile, Ronnie (guest star Jennifer Hudson) struggles to assert her independence from a powerful mother (guest star Sheryl Lee Ralph), as Eileen (Anjelica Huston) finds herself at a moral crossroads with huge ramifications for "Bombshell." Christian Borle and Megan Hilty also starred. Jennifer Hudson, Sheryl Lee Ralph and Daniel Sunjata guest starred.
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