'Smash' Preview: Dev and Ivy Do What? (Exclusive Photos)

Raza Jaffrey, Dev

Jaffrey plays Dev, Karen's smart, supportive and loyal boyfriend who also happens to work in the New York City Mayor's Office. Between his demanding job and Karen's Broadway dreams, their relationship will be tested as her career takes off.

Dev and Ivy drowning their sorrows over drinks at the bar doesn't appear to end well on NBC's Smash.

During Monday's "Previews" episode, Karen's (Katharine McPhee) formerly doting boyfriend Dev (Raza Jaffrey) continues to march down a self-destroying path when one thing apparently leads to another with Ivy (Megan Hilty).

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In photos exclusive to The Hollywood Reporter from the hour, Dev seems to be waking up from a night with his girlfriend's rival. Talk about a spoiler alert! How soon until former frenemies Karen and Ivy have a showdown? Will Dev come clean about his apparent romp with Ivy the way he so romantically 'fessed up to her about his smooch with RJ during a botched marriage proposal?

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Elsewhere, Karen does her best to support diva Rebecca Duvall (Uma Thurman) who has a crisis of her own to be dealing with -- guessing she isn't that shaken up about Dev and Ivy.

Check out the images, below, and hit the comments with your thoughts on which crisis you think will be the most explosive and damaging for Smash's Bombshell.

Smash airs Mondays at 10 p.m. on NBC.

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