Fox has ordered a fifth and sixth season of Glee, the network announced Friday.
"Glee debuted as the first and only successful musical comedy series on television, and more than four years later, it continues to defy genres, break new ground and have a significant impact on popular culture," said Fox Chairman of Entertainment Kevin Reilly.
Glee's Season 4 premiere on Thursday answered many burning questions (Can Cassandra July actually out-dance her wide-eyed ingénues? Yes, she can!), but it also left fans with a set of new ones . When the heck is Finn coming back? Is Tina going to be mean forever? What's next for Klaine after Kurt's teary goodbye? And most importantly, what other celebrity impressions can we expect from Sam next? We got the answers to all those and more...
That's the word Glee co-creator and executive producer Ian Brennan uses to describe the summer of 2011 when it was reported that stars Lea Michele, Chris Colfer and Cory Monteith would be among the graduating seniors and would not be returning Season 4.
"I was like, 'I can't believe this is such a huge deal,'" Brennan tells TVGuide.com. "We had to do a lot of reassuring to people: Not only are you not going to miss any of the characters you love this season, but we're probably going to follow them when they graduate. It was more of a nuisance than anything...
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I can't believe Glee cast a love interest for Rachel! Please give us Finchel fans some hope! — Charlie
NATALIE: Two pieces of bad news and one good one: First, executive producer Ian Brennan tells us that fans will actually like new boy Brody Weston (Dean Geyer). Second, "When we come back, Finn is a mystery; no one has heard from him," he says, noting that once Finn does return, it'll be a great season for Finn fans. And now the good news... sort of: Brennan says Rachel won't just totally forget about Finn. "Rachel has moved cities, but hasn't quite moved on, and is caught in that period between being a teenager and being an adult," he says, "So he's at the forefront of her mind, all the while the rest of her life is totally changing."
Everyone's asking about Booth's reaction to being left behind on Bones, but what about Brennan? How does she feel out on the lam? — Brittany
ADAM: Good question! "Being on the road has made her...
A familiar face will officially be returning to McKinley High in the fall.
Glee's Chord Overstreet has finalized a deal for his character, Sam Evans, to return as a series regular this season, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
In other Glee news, details have emerged about the previously announced guest roles for Sarah Jessica Parker and Kate Hudson this season.