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'Smash' gets bumped to Saturdays; other NBC schedule changes

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NBC's ratings-challenged "Smash" is getting the boot to Saturdays, where shows go to die. The Peacock net announced the schedule change, which takes effect April 6, on Wednesday. "Smash" will air all 17 of its sophomore season's episodes.

The NBC announcement came with other scheduling news (all times are Central):

Will now air Tuesdays, beginning April 9 (8-10 p.m.) following "The Voice."

Beginning April 14 (8-10 p.m.) will be expanded to two hours through the end of May.

Will air encore episodes on Sunday, March 31 and Sunday, April 7 (6-9 p.m.), leading into original episodes of "The Celebrity Apprentice"

Moves to Thursdays on April 4 and April 11, which will be the season's final episode. Both episodes will air at 8:30-9 p.m. following "The Office."

One-hour season finale on Tuesday, April 2 (8-9 p.m.) following "The Voice."

Will have a one-hour season finale on Wednesday, March 27 (7-8 p.m.).

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