by Josh Sorokach
This week, "Glee" presents the Beatles with the greatest gift a television series centered on a glee club can bestow upon a band: by immortalizing them with a musical homage for a second straight week! Other than being knighted, and perhaps the birth of his children, this is probably the highest honor ever presented to Sir Paul McCartney.
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McKinley High's prom is approaching, and everyone is eagerly awaiting the nominees for prom king and queen. Mr. Schue crosses his fingers in anticipation—seemingly unaware that he is ineligible since, despite his overwhelming behavior that would suggest the contrary, he is not technically a student.
Guys, there's soooo much good TV on tonight. In addition to the premieres of "The Vampire Diaries" and "The Originals," "Glee" returns with a brand-new episode featuring none other than Demi Lovato!
Demi will be playing Dani, a love interest to Naya Rivera's Santana. Make sure those DVRs are set!
Lovatics will want to tune in to "Glee" this Thursday, as Demi Lovato makes her debut as a love interest for Naya Rivera's sassy Santana. And the singer/actress took to Twitter to ensure fans do just that.
"She's such a badass; I love her," Demi told MTV News of co-star Naya last month. "And I've been friends with a lot of the people from the cast beforehand, so I feel right at home."
by Josh Sorokach
Last season's finale left "Glee" fans with more questions than answers. Was Rachel offered the role in "Funny Girl"? Is Blaine going to propose to Kurt? Will Brittany’s MIT obligations get in the way of future "Fondue for Two" episodes? Last night’s premiere, which featured songs from a little known, under-the-radar band named the Beatles, begins and ends with cliffhanger resolutions.
Good news and bad news for Rachel. Good news is she’s going to Broadway! Bad news is she’s going to Broadway to work at a diner with Santana because she wasn’t offered the role of Fanny Brice. A despondent Rachel sings an emotional rendition of the Beatles classic "Yesterday" while strolling through Central Park. On a show prone to extravagant song and dance routines this adeptly subdued musical number was a charming way to begin the season.
In the immortal words of the Beatles: Here comes the new season of "Glee"! FOX's song-and-dance series returns tonight, kicking off a two part-premiere dedicated to all things Fab Four.
While this season will have a decidedly different tone than previous ones, owing to the death of star Cory Monteith, the show will go on, honoring Finn (and his real-life alter ego) in a tribute episode airing October 10. And with season-four cliffhangers and cast changes aplenty, there's much to be resolved in the coming season.
To wit, here are our five burning questions ahead of the season-five premiere.
We doubt you need the reminder (courtesy of star Kevin McHale), but just in case: There's only one day until the fifth-season premiere of "Glee"!
The FOX series returns Thursday with a two-part season premiere featuring the biggest and best hits of the Beatles, so get those DVRs primed!
The season premiere of "Glee" is just two weeks away, and Gleeks are getting an eye-popping first look at the Beatles-themed premiere thanks to a new set of stills.
And if you were wondering just how colorful the Beatles episodes (the first two of the season) would be, well, wonder no more. The premiere, "Love Love Love," will be a rainbow of bright costumes, marching bands and carnival attractions. As for the episode's plot, it seems Klaine will finally (maybe) make a decision about their future, while Rachel's ambitions will take an unlikely turn.
So...does this mean Rachel nabbed the role of Fanny Brice in the "Funny Girl" musical she auditioned for at the end of "Glee"'s fourth season? We can't say for sure, but this snap from the New York City set of FOX's song-and-dance series certainly gives us hope!
The actress took to Twitter today to share the image of herself grinning on the Great White Way, and we're anxious to see what Manhattan shenanigans Rachel, Kurt and Santana get up to next season.
If you've never met the colorful Sgt. Pepper, brace yourself. After no shortage of teases hyping the fifth season of "Glee," FOX is finally giving us a (somewhat) substantial look at the two-part premiere.
The 30-second clip is awash in all things Beatles—from the Fab Fours' mod suits to the technicolor costumes of the faux Lonely Hearts Club Band—offering a surprisingly upbeat look at what will surely be a trying season following the death of star Cory Monteith. His tribute episode will air October 10.
"We've been shooting it. It's horrible," Naya Rivera told MTV News of the heart-wrenching episode. "So many, so many [memories]. He was an amazing guy and I definitely miss him."
New Directions are poised to prove that all you need is love when they returns for the fifth-season premiere of "Glee" on September 26, busting out the Beatles' songbook for the first two episodes. And if you don't somehow get your fill of the Fab Four on Fox's song-and-dance series, you can always download the accompanying album, Glee Sings The Beatles, when it drops September 24.
Today, Columbia Records announced the tracklisting for the release, in addition to some details about its accompanying episodes.
The premiere, "Love, Love, Love," finds the glee club tasked with paying homage to the Brit band, while Klaine makes a decision about their future, and Rachel's New York ambitions "take an unexpected turn." The second episode, "Tina in the Sky With Diamonds," centers around Tina's quest for the prom queen title, and finds Rachel and Santana working in a Broadway diner for extra dough. (Literally singing for their supper?!)
Click past the jump for the full Glee Sings The Beatles tracklisting!