Glee Gets Early Season 3 Pick-Up

Published May 23, 2010

| TVGuide

Good news, Gleeks: Fox already has ordered a third season of Glee, according to Entertainment Weekly.

The freshman series — starring Jane Lynch, Matthew Morrison and Lea Michele — is the No. 1 new scripted series among 18-to-49-year-olds and has averaged 9.4 million total viewers.

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"In just one year, Glee has transcended the television landscape and emerged as a global pop-culture phenomenon," Peter Rice, Fox networks' entertainment chairman, said in a statement.

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Series creator Ryan Murphy also released statement about the musical dramedy's success: "It's been a whirlwind year — from shooting the pilot to performing at the White House to the concert tour that began last week — and yet we all feel like we've just begun this amazing musical journey. We think our Gleeks worldwide are going to love what we'll have in store for them in seasons two and three."

Glee, which wraps up its first season June 8, will resume on Tuesday nights next fall.

 



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