Tuesday, May 05, 2009

New Show Watch: Glee

As we near the end of the television season, all the new episodes dry up, and a tv-blogger has nothing to occupy her time. But wait! There's all the new shows coming down the pike to dissect and discuss!

So what's the new show that is currently making me wriggle with glee?


is a new FOX program slated for this fall, but for one night only on Tuesday, May 19, FOX is airing a special preview of it after American Idol.

So what's the deal with the show and why is Maggie so excited about it? Here's the run-down from FOX:
GLEE is a one-hour musical comedy that follows an optimistic high school teacher as he tries to transform the Glee Club and inspire a group of ragtag performers to make it to the biggest competition of all: Nationals.

Will Schuester, a young optimistic teacher, has offered to take on the Herculean task of restoring McKinley's Glee Club to its former glory. Everyone around him thinks he's nuts. He's out to prove them all wrong.

Musical? Comedy? A heart-warming story of a bunch of rag-tag kids fighting their way to the top? Dude. I am so in.

According to this article, the soundtrack will feature musical numbers each week, ranging from classics to current pop hits. Woot! And Kristin over at E! is reporting that there are plans for several soundtrack albums in the works AND featured songs will be available for download on Itunes immediately after the show airs. Also expected are guest appearances by Kristin Chenowith (love), Victor Garber, and Josh Groban.

Did I mention that it stars people who have been in Hairspray on Broadway and Veronica Mars, Heroes, and Nip/Tuck?

Seriously, what is not to love?

For an extended preview, click here! I don't about y'all, but I got chills, they're multiplying.


Monkey Sri said...
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Monkey Sri said...

Hey! I just saw a preview for this show - looks amazing :D And it reminds me of Camp: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0342167/