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'Smash' Co-Star Joins NBC's Sean Hayes Comedy EW

An actress who had an impact on the canceled NBC series “Smash” has resurfaced with a new gig. EW.com’s Inside TV reports that Megan Hilty, who was a fan favorite in her appearance as Broadway star Ivy Lynn on “Smash,” is joining the new Sean Hayes comedy "Sean Saves the World."

Hayes, who previously had a guest spot on "Smash," will debut the new NBC show this fall. Hilty will portray Hayes' character's best friend and co-worker, Liz.

The role was originally played by Lindsay Sloane, who left the project in May.

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