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First Look of Neil Patrick Harris on 'Glee'

How Neil Patrick Harris will look like on "Glee" has been revealed in two stills released via Access Hollywood. As the guest star of May 18 episode, Harris will play Bryan Adam, a former rival of Matthew Morrison's Will Schuester who is also an anti-arts-funding board member at McKinley High. The episode is called "Dream On" but the synopsis has not been released. Producer Brian Falchuk, however, shed a little light on how the actor is doing in the episode. He said, "He was delightful, he was easy, he was all the things you wanted him to be. ...When we were writing the character, we were like, 'Oh my God, what if for some reason, Neil ...can't do it? No one else can play this character; we'll have to rewrite the whole episode!' " Co-producer Ian Brennan added, "I'm really excited to see the cut of that episode, because I think it's gonna be really, really good and really funny." The producers are open to the idea for Harris' character to return again in future episodes. Source & Photo

Glee Honored at GLAAD Awards

Fox's musical series Glee, Drew Barrymore and Wanda Sykes were winners at the 2010 GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles. At the ceremony, hosted annually by the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, Glee received the outstanding comedy series. Executive producer Ryan Murphy was on hand to accept the award, along with Jane Lynch, Chris Colfer, Dianna Agron, Jessalyn Gilsig, Kevin McHale, Cory Monteith, Amber Riley, Mark Salling, and Jenna Ushkowitz. The Vanguard Award was presented to Barrymore for her work in speaking publically in favor of gay marriage. Sykes, an active LGBT educator, was honored with the Stephen F. Kolzak Award, generally given to an openly gay person striving to promote equal rights in the community. Source Here

Glee: Madonna Turns Down Guest Stint

Madonna turned down a cameo in an upcoming episode of " Glee " dedicated to the Queen of Pop - because she has never heard of the TV show. Producers of the hit show, which chronicles the lives and loves of a group of talented teens, were thrilled when they received word the "Material Girl" 's team had given them the OK to use her back catalogue in an episode to air in America next week. But the permission didn't come from the pop superstar directly - and now it emerges she refused to make a guest appearance on the programme. A source tells Popeater.com, "Madonna doesn't have a TV and has no idea what 'Glee' is. The show (producers) did ask her if she wanted to make an appearance in the much-hyped Madonna episode." "She said, 'No thanks', and to be honest she would rather they sing an Elton John song than butcher one of hers." Source Here

'Glee' 1.15 Preview: The Power of Madonna

"Glee" is officially dancing again on FOX and next week is the highly-anticipated Madonna-centric episode. Mr. Schuester is concerned that the girls in the glee club are being disrespected and bullied by the guys. Looking to Madonna and her musical message of equality as inspiration, he challenges the entire team to choose Madonna songs as their next assignment. He hopes that the girls embrace her strength, independence and confidence and that the guys will see the error of their misogynistic ways. The glee club takes the assignment to heart as they perform some of Madonna's greatest hits, including "Express Yourself" and "Like a Prayer." Meanwhile, Kurt and Mercedes give Sue a vote of confidence with a makeover that is definitely in "Vogue." So loud is the buzz surrounding this April 20 episode that FOX decided to release a compilation of all the Madonna's song mash-ups. The album, titled "Glee:The Music, The Power of Madonna", is set for April 20 release in the U.S. but it's already on pre-sale on Amazon. Beside the mentioned songs above, there will be "Borderline", "Open Your Heart", "Like a Virgin", "4 Minutes", and "What It Feels Like for a Girl". Source & Preview

Ratings: Glee Returns with Series Highs

Glee returned from a long hiatus with the most-watched and highest-rated episode in the series' history. Glee drew 13.6 million viewers, retaining 78 percent of American Idol's audience (20.2 million viewers), according to Nielsen overnight estimates. The show also claimed its highest-ever rating among 18-to-49-year-olds and the highest Nielsen rating of any scripted freshman show this season, according to Fox. Additionally, the episode improved 44 percent over the post-Idol-finale preview last May. NBC placed a distant second in the demo behind Fox for the night, as The Biggest Loser (8.3 million viewers) improved 10 percent over last week in the demo. Parenthood (6.4 million viewers) remained strong against the encroaching Glee, dipping only slightly in the demo from the previous week. Nipping at NBC's heels was ABC. The Dancing with the Stars result show (13.4 million viewers) improved ever so slightly week-to-week, while Lost (9.5 million viewers) and V (5.9 million viewers) both slid down a notch. CBS placed fourth for the night with repeats of NCIS (10.8 million viewers), NCIS: Los Angeles (10.3 million viewers) and The Good Wife (7.9 million viewers). For the CW, 90210 pulled in 1.5 million viewers and Melrose Place's season (and perhaps series) finale drew 1.1 million viewers. Source Here

Glee's Jane Lynch Suits Up for Madonna

Next week's Madonna-centric episode of Glee brings out a different side of Sue Sylvester (Jane Lynch) as we learn she's a huge fan of the pop diva. "We find out her parents were famous Nazi hunters and she's very insecure about her hair," Lynch tells us. "She actually emulated Madonna so much as a kid that she bleached her hair platinum blond and it all fell out. She's been forced to wear short hair ever since, so she's actually pretty jealous of Will Schuester's illustrious locks." After Will makes a comment about Sue's short hair, Mercedes (Amber Riley) and Kurt (Chris Colfer) ease her pain by giving her a makeover, which leads to a re-enactment of the "Vogue" video. Get a sneak peek at the video below: Source & Video

Glee: Who Are Finn and Rachel's New Love Interests?

Glee returns tonight with quite the shocker: Finn (Cory Monteith) and Rachel (Lea Michele) are breaking up! After 13 episodes of Rachel pining for Finn, their relationship is about to do a complete 180 when her attention turns elsewhere. "Rachel is a little busy right now because she's fallen in love with someone else," Michele says. "Rachel will always love Finn, but she's met her match right now with someone that she really likes who also really likes her." Meet Jesse St. James (Jonathan Groff), the male lead for competing glee club Vocal Adrenaline. "He's her opposite in a sense," says Michele. "It's interesting to see her with a fair sparring partner." So how does Finn feel about Rachel's new man? "Finn has never dealt with another Alpha dog in the pack, so he really is struggling with how to handle that challenge," Monteith says. "He might throw up the dukes a little bit." Meanwhile, Finn will have dating issues of his own when Santana (Naya Rivera) pursues him... aggressively. To Read More Click Here .

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'Glee' season finale scoop: Celeb judges set for Regionals!

With Glee - spring debut airing tonight, what better time could there be to start scooping the finale! As you know, the season-ender - airing June 8 - sets the stage for the Regionals showdown between New Directions and Vocal Adrenaline. Of course, no competition would be complete without a panel of celebrity judges, and at last night's comeback party in Hollywood, series creator Ryan Murphy revealed the lineup: Previous Glee guest Josh Groban will be joining upcoming Glee guest Olivia Newton-John and Sue 'Don't Call Me Simon' Sylvester on the panel. To Read More Click Here .

TV Tonight: What's On Tuesday 4/13

What are you looking forward to watch on this lovely Tuesday night? For one, the Glee spring premiere is finally here, and the second half of the season is comin' out swinging with guest stars Idina Menzel and Jonathon Groff right off the bat! Last week's Top 9 on American Idol is still a Top 9 due to the judges' use of the coveted save (way to go Big Mike!), which means anyone's game for elimination after tonight's performances! And of course, don't forget the winner of SideReel's Favorite Show from the last Showdown, Lost , which is on 9/8c! See what else is new tonight: 8/7c American Idol on Fox Dancing with the Stars on ABC 90210 on The CW The Biggest Loser on NBC 9/8c Lost on ABC Melrose Place on The CW -- season finale! 9:28/8:28c Glee on Fox -- spring premiere, special time! 10/9c V (Reimagined Series) on ABC Parenthood on NBC Justified on FX Law & Order: Criminal Intent on USA Network 16 and Pregnant on MTV Also, don't forget to check out our main SideReel Twitter for updates on upcoming season finales and summer series premieres! What will you be watching?
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