In a somewhat surprising turn of events, Fox has announced that it will be bringing back the “Glee” club themed show for not just one, but two seasons. Despite mediocre ratings, the network may be planning a series end in 2 seasons, however, the network has not commented on whether or not that is the case.
This ensures that “Glee” will at least be around for six seasons. The show’s fourth season finale is slated to air May 9 at 9/8c on Fox.
Fox president Kevin Reilly credited exec producers “and the entire Glee team” for their efforts in a statement.
“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. Week in and week out, Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan, Dante DiLoreto and the entire Glee team deliver a series that not only delights and surprises fans, but also inspires them to talk about, share, debate and engage with the show – and I’m absolutely thrilled to have them on board for another two seasons.”
Murphy also thanked their passionate audience for inspiring the producers, cast and crew. What do you make of the news? Are you surprised? Is “Glee” still the show you thought it was when it first premiered?