Musical high school drama Glee has been renewed for two more seasons.
The series, which stars Jane Lynch, Matthew Morrison, Chris Colfer, Lea Michele and Cory Monteith, will return for a fifth and a sixth series on Fox.
Created by American Horror Story and The New Normal’s Ryan Murphy, Glee follows the members of the McKinley High Glee club. The first three seasons saw the main characters compete in regional competitions while trying to get their school work done and save their singing club from P.E. teacher Sue Sylvester, while the fourth season saw a raft of new faces join the club as series favourites, including Rachel, Finn and Kurt, left to pursue their dreams away from high school.
Glee isn’t all toe-tapping and top notes, the series deals with difficult issues like teen pregnancy, eating disorders and sexuality and most recently hit the headlines after airing an episode which featured a school shooting.
Fox chairman 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.”
Glee is shown on Sky 1 in the UK (Sundays, 9:00pm) and is currently half way through its fourth series.
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