Since she opened her mouth to sing in the 2009 premiere of Fox's Glee, Lea Michele has been the show's big breakout star. Week after week, her character, Rachel Berry, the Broadway-bound emotional train wreck, delivered effortlessly show-stopping performances in a multitude of genres. As Glee's following mushroomed both in the U.S. and abroad, and its endless soundtrack volumes dominated the charts, Michele's transition into a recording artist seemed inevitable.
Glee co-creator/executive producer Brad Falchuk knows how the Fox musical will end next season — and it's in line with producers' original idea.
The original concept was for Rachel (Lea Michele) to become a Broadway star and return home to Lima — and Finn (Cory Monteith), who had become a teacher — and settle down, no longer feeling like a Lima loser.
The cast, creators and executives behind Fox's musical sensation Glee gathered at the show's Paramount lot in Hollywood on Monday to raise a glass to the show's 100th episode with a ceremony that was as heartfelt as it was humorous.
20th Century Fox Television chairman Dana Walden opened the afternoon gathering on the show's McKinley High School auditorium set, where the cast, massive crew and select members of the press gathered to mark the rare milestone.
Fox entertainment chairman Kevin Reilly on Monday confirmed plans for the remainder of Glee's fifth season to be set entirely in New York.
Following his executive session at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour, Reilly again confirmed that season six will be Glee's final season and will shift to New York when the Fox musical returns from its hiatus Feb. 25.
Glee's landmark 100th episode is poised to double in size as New Directions faces some world-shattering news.
Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that Gwyneth Paltrow is in talks to reprise her Emmy-winning guest role as substitute teacher extraordinaire Holly Holliday in the 100th episode, which has been expanded to a two-part event airing March 18 and 25.
Glee bid farewell to one of its best and brightest stars, AMC sent Breaking Bad off on a high note and Syfy created a pop culture phenomenon. Those were among the 10 biggest television stories of 2013. Check out The Hollywood Reporter's review of the small-screen stories that had the town talking.
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