NBC Gives Fans Sneak Peek At ‘Smash’ Season 2 Premiere January 16, 2013 News, Smash NBC has decided to give Smash fans a sneak peek of the musical drama’s second season opener before the two hour premiere event makes it to air. The network plans to unveil 60 minutes of the Broadway theater inspired series across multiple platforms on Monday, January 14th. Fans can tune in using on demand, and online through cable and satellite. The preview will also be available on NBC websites, Hulu, iTunes, Amazon and Xbox. ‘Smash’ makes its return with a slew of cast and crew changes. The sophomore season will also include a new show runner in Josh Safran who promises “more music” and new cast members in the New Year. But overall, Safran shared that the show’s attractive qualities will stay the same. With the return of season 2, characters Eileen (Anjelica Huston), Julia (Debra Messing) and Tom (Christian Borle) will have to overcome unexpected obstacles, both personally and professionally, as they prepare “Bombshell” for Broadway. Meanwhile, Karen (Katharine McPhee) will consult with her new mentor, Veronica “Ronnie” Moore (Jennifer Hudson), as she finds that her star is rising while bringing trouble for Ivy (Megan Hilty). The second season of ‘Smash’ is set to air on February 5th at 9pm est.