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FOX Is Filled With Glee

FOX Is Filled With Glee

Nip/Tuck co-creator Ryan Murphy is bringing an hour-long musical comedy called Glee to FOX, reports THR.

Glee centers on Will (Matthew Morrison), a thirtysomething Spanish teacher at an Ohio high school who has the task of taking over the school’s glee club, which has become a haven for outcasts.

“I’ve had one of the best experiences of my career with Ryan Murphy doing Nip/Tuck and we’re excited to re-create that experience here,” said Fox entertainment president Kevin Reilly, who formerly led programming at FX. “The second he pitched us Glee, it was like he had it in his sights yet again. It’s got his trademark wicked sense of humor and its heart in the right place and feels like a show for the times.”

13 episodes of Glee have been ordered and may fill the post-American Idol slot.

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  • LuckyL

    Well, at least I can look forward to Nip/Tuck in January

  • :D

    I wouldn’t expect that the co-creator of Nip/TucK would ever make a musical comedy… It seems something so different… He must be VERY creative.

  • funny news stories

    really? from nip/tuck to… musical comedy? does that seem strange to anyone else?

  • LolaSvelt

    It just shows his range…that is if Glee will end up being good, of course. I hope it is, it sounds interesting!

  • gay power living

    Nip/Tuck was/is the best damn show on television. The man can do no wrong.

  • jamie

    I’m sooo frickin’ excited!
    Nip/Tuck had me glued all the time
    so im excited to see what Ryan has in store…
    plus Kevin Mchale is going to be in the show glee

  • Star

    2 words.

  • Katie

    haha kevin mchale will be a beast in this show
    i’m excited

  • susannah

    Kevin McHale Kevin McHale Kevin McHale
    Keep us updated JustJared on this cast bec they are so so talented! This show is gunna be GREAT! Did you know Kevin is in the group NLT on Geffen Records?? He is so talented!

  • vmars111

    Something different on FOX?

    Consider yourself canceled!

  • citygirl

    I auditions for this show! Watch for it!!

  • Brenda Marsh

    Looking forward to seeing more make up from Melissa Buell!