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'Glee' End Date Confirmed

"Glee" is ending after Season 6, and series co-creator Ryan Murphy told reporters he knows how he'll end the singing dramedy next season.

The original plan, according to Murphy, was to end with Cory Monteith and Lea Michele's characters. But in the wake of Monteith's tragic death in July, Murphy had to re-think his planned ending.

"The whole [last] year of the show -- which will be next year -- was really designed around Rachel-Cory/Finn story," Murphy said, according to EW. "I always knew that. I always knew how it would end. I knew what the last shot was -- he was in it. I knew what the last line was; she said it to him. So when a tragedy like that happens you sort of have to pause and figure out what you want to do."

Murphy said he thinks the new ending is "very satisfactory" and still honors Monteith.

Fox has yet to officially confirm "Glee" will end after Season 6. In August, Fox's president of entertainment, Kevin Reilly, told reporters that "Glee" was likely coming to an end after Season 6.

“I would not anticipate it goes on,” Reilly said, according to Give Me My Remote, when asked about the future of "Glee" after Season 6. "Never say never, but there’s two very clear arcs to get to there and conclude. If we discover a new crop of kids and there’s some breakout, who knows. But right now, it’s being treated as two seasons [and then done]."

"Glee" star Chris Colfer told HuffPost Live in August that he's fine with the show ending after Season 6.

"Where would you go after a sixth season? I think six is a really good number and it's a good amount of time to spend with these characters," Colfer said.

"Glee" airs Thursdays, 9 p.m. ET on Fox.

by Anonymousreply 1110/19/2013

Shark, jumped.

by Anonymousreply 110/18/2013

I can't believe the show has even lasted this long.

by Anonymousreply 210/18/2013

It's all so dramatic!

by Anonymousreply 310/18/2013

Hopefully Rachel will blow her brains out while crying about poor Finn.

by Anonymousreply 410/18/2013

It played out a couple years ago.

by Anonymousreply 510/18/2013

As did the insufferable Ruan Murphy.

by Anonymousreply 610/18/2013

What are the career prospects of the white kid with the yellow skin on the show?

by Anonymousreply 710/18/2013

And not too soon

by Anonymousreply 810/18/2013

This is only half the story: Season 7 of Glee will actually be American Horror Story's fifth season. Set in McKinley High School, Murphy and Falchuk will pay homage to teen slasher films, teen revenge films like Carrie, and the horror musical subgenre (Little Shop, Sweeney, RHS), while they burn the Glee universe to the ground.

by Anonymousreply 910/18/2013

What will happen to Murphy lover boy Darren Criss then?

by Anonymousreply 1010/18/2013

One less paycheck for Nene "Very Rich, Bitch" Leakes.

by Anonymousreply 1110/19/2013
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