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'Glee' To End Next Season

Friday, October 18, 2013

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The hit show airs on Fox, and co-creator Ryan Murphy announced that the sixth season will be the last for the show.



Most of the time, Fox's hit show "Glee" offers a sunny vision of high school. It's a musical, after all.


But last week's episode hit a somber note.


MONTAGNE: The characters paid tribute to Finn Hudson, who was played by the late actor Corey Monteith. He died of a drug overdose in July.

GREENE: The episode gave fans a chance to grieve; 7.4 million viewers tuned in, a huge spike from the previous week. Despite the ratings surge, though, "Glee's" creators have announced next season will be the last.

MONTAGNE: So the big closing number for the show's finale might be "Hello Goodbye"?

GREENE: Or I'd say "Don't Stop Believing." What do you think? Send us your thoughts on Twitter, #NPRGlee.

MONTAGNE: And you can follow us on Twitter @MorningEdition, @MontagneNPR, @NPRGreene and @NPRInskeep. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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