Two more runs for Glee confirmed

'Glee' has been renewed for two more seasons.

Two more runs for Glee confirmed

'Glee' has been renewed for two more seasons.

The musical/comedy show has been confirmed for series five and six after impressing Fox bosses with its ratings in its fourth season.

Fox president Kevin Reilly said: "'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."

Twentieth Century Fox Television Chairmen Dana Walden and Gary Newman added, "'Glee' has been a signature series for the studio since its launch four years ago and we couldn't be happier that Fox has ordered two more seasons. Ryan, Brad, Ian and Dante have created something that is far larger than a television show; it's a global entertainment brand which continues to touch millions around the world.

From its chart-topping musical numbers to its inventive storytelling and rich, complex characters, 'Glee' rewrote the rules of what network television could be, and we are enormously proud to be the studio behind it."

Creator Ryan Murphy is thrilled with the renewal and he paid tribute to Fox and the fans, saying: "I am very grateful to Kevin, Dana and Gary for their incredible support of this series from the beginning. But I also want to thank our loyal audience, whose passion and enthusiasm continue to amaze and inspire us."

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