6 February 2013 4:18 PM, PST | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Smash has done it again (no, not in the ratings, let’s forget about those for a minute) —we’re talking about using songs that sound pretty familiar — mainly because they’ve been on a different musical TV show, Glee, as recently as the current season.

During its two-hour premiere Tuesday night,  Ivy (Megan Hilty) covered Crowded House’s 1986 hit “Don’t Dream It’s Over” as a faraway-look-in-her-eye ballad of resilience. Except that Glee already covered the song, as a cheer-us-up chorus of resilience — and beanies.

This isn’t all that surprising: Before Smash’s debut in 2011, producer Craig Zadan »


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