Video: New Directions and Troubletones Perform "We Are Young" in Glee Season 3, Episode 8, "Hold On to Sixteen" [WATCH]

New Directions is ONE once again! Original Air Date: December 6, 2011, 8/7c

Glee Goes to Sectionals: Ranking the Stories and Songs of "Hold on to 16"

Credit where credit is due: For a competition episode, this was a pretty darn good hour of Glee , almost obliterating last year's New York Nationals from our minds. Here's what went down in Tuesday's big Sectionals showdown, "Hold on to 16" : Sam returned to McKinley to help New Directions beat the Troubletones and get Mercedes back (with his stripper-honed body rolls). Tina decided it was time to get Mike's dad on board with his son's future in the arts. Sebastian told Kurt to get ready because he wants himself some Blaine. Finn confessed that he was jealous of Blaine and apologized for throwing so much 'tude his way. Sam, Shelby and Rachel forced Quinn out of her funk. The New Directions triumphed at Sectionals, and...

Video: Sam and Mercedes Reunite in Season 3, Episode 8, "Hold On to Sixteen" — Cute Clip of the Day!

No matter which way your heart swings, you can't deny getting chills when the moment came for former flames Mercedes (Amber Riley) and Sam (Chord Overstreet) to meet again in Episode 8, "Hold On to Sixteen." Sure, he's been gone for awhile and she has a new super sweet boyfriend... but their interaction (and her smile at the end) showed that Samcedes still has some sizzle left in it. | Original Air Date: December 6, 2011, 8/7c

'Glee' gets a visit from Chewbacca ... no kidding!

You may recall cast members of "Glee" tweeting pictures of themselves with Chewbacca a while back. Well, now we know a bit more about the Wookie's visit to the set of the show.According to an AOL TV interview with cast member Harry Shum Jr. who plays Mike Chiang, "[Chewbacca] makes an appearance into Artie's (Kevin McHale) dream in a way. I can't really delve into the details, but it's something to do with Artie.""It was incredibly awesome," Shum said. "It was a huge surprise ... half of us came in right after he was done and it was like a mad house. Everyone's face was so happy. They were showing off their pictures."Cast member Matthew Morrison recently appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" where he gave a little more info, saying that this is "a throwback and a tribute to 'The Star Wars Holiday Special' and the 'Judy Garland Christmas Special.'"Even if you're not a Gleek,...

Glee Season 3 Sneak Peek! Kurt and Sebastian Fight Over Blaine in Episode 8: “Hold On to Sixteen”

Original Air Date: December 6, 2011, 8/7c

Glee Sneak Peek: Surviving at Sectionals

Good luck at Sectionals, New Directions. You may need it. Fox has released a sneak peek at this Tuesday's "Hold on to Sixteen" and it features The Trouble Tones mashing up "I Will Survive" with "Survivor." And it's pretty darn awesome. Also featured in the following Glee video: Finn fist-bumping with Blaine and a returning Sam smiling at Mercedes. Check out the episode's official preview now and then feast your eyes on this performance clip.

Glee “Hold on to Sixteen” Season 3 Episode 8

Glee  “Hold on to Sixteen” Season 3 Episode 8 airs Tuesday December 6 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Episode Synopsis:  In an attempt to recruit  a few more members, Finn tracks down former teammate Sam Evans (Chord Overstreet) and convinces him to come back to the glee club. Tina comes to the defense of Harry and encourages him to pursue his dream while McKinley prepares  to host the bigsectionals  performance in the all-new “Hold On To Sixteen” episode of GLEE airing Tuesday, Dec. 6 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Read More...

Glee Season 3 Spoilers: Unlikely Besties and Brawls in Episode 8, "Hold on to Sixteen”

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night will keep Rachel Berry (Lea Michele) from dominating Sectionals. What? You don't expect a measly little suspension to get in the way, do you? Here’s the latest surrounding Glee's post-election scandal fallout:

'Glee' does the right thing: Chord Overstreet's big return

After all of our tears and anguish and garment-rending over Chord Overstreet's abrupt exit from "Glee"... he's back, and we feel kind of silly about those death threats we sent to the executive producers. Sorry about that, guys.Yes, Sam Evans makes his triumphant return to "Glee" in this week's episode. Now that Rachel (Lea Michele) has been suspended for being a sneaky cheater, New Directions needs Sam's dulcet tones to help them win at Sectionals, so they find him. Where he's working. In a strip club.His heart isn't really in New Directions, though -- at least, not since Mercedes joined rival glee club The Troubletones. "When he comes back he tries to pick everything back up with Mercedes, and she's not really interested. He's trying to figure out where he fits in back in this school that he has been away from for the last few months," Overstreet tells our friends at E!. For the...

Glee Preview for Season 3, Episode 8, "Hold On to Sixteen" — Sam Is Back... as a Stripper?! [VIDEO]

Well that's one way to take attention away from all the SECTIONALS DRAMA. In this brand spankin' new promo, a shirtless Sam (Chord Overstreet) makes his Season 3 debut... in the most unlikely venue. | Original Air Date: December 6, 2011, 8/7c