Smash is an American musical-drama television series that ran on NBC from February 6, 2012 to May 26, 2013. The series was created by playwright Theresa Rebeck and developed by NBC executive Robert Greenblatt. Steven Spielberg served as one of the executive producers. The series was broadcast in the United States on the network channel NBC and produced by DreamWorks Television and Universal Television. The second season premiered on February 5, 2013. On March 13, 2013, NBC announced a change in their lineup and moved the show to Saturdays starting April 6, 2013. Second season executive producer/show runner Josh Safran said the final episode of season two would work as a series finale, should the series not be renewed. The series was officially canceled on May 10, 2013.