‘Glee’ Announces Second National Tour

By | Tuesday February 8, 2011 @ 8:33am PST
Nellie Andreeva

Following the success of last year’s Glee tour, 20th Century Fox TV and Glee co-creator Ryan Murphy this morning announced a second Glee Live! In Concert! North American concert tour starring 13 Glee cast members. The tour will kick off on May 21 at the Mandalay Bay Event Center in … Read More »

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‘Glee’ Plans Justin Bieber-Licious Boy Band

By | Sunday January 9, 2011 @ 8:54pm PST

EXCLUSIVE: C’mon, who doesn’t think that Glee has become so crassly commercial that next thing it would do is start a boy band. Well, that’s about to become a reality in a big way with an episode … Read More »

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Ryan Murphy Eyes Redo Of ‘Rocky Horror’

By | Monday October 18, 2010 @ 3:35pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Glee creator Ryan Murphy just finished an episode of his hit show that is devoted to the camp classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show. By the time it airs October 26, Murphy might be in a deal to direct … Read More »

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TCA: Paul McCartney Sends ‘Glee’ Mix Tape

Diane Haithman is contributing to Deadline’s TCA coverage.

Sure, 19 Emmy nominations are nice – but Glee co-creators Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan realized another significant job perk recently:  A pitch from Paul McCartney suggesting that Glee feature some of his songs. “I got a mix tape from Paul McCartney a couple of days ago. I thought I was being punked,“ Murphy said at TCA.  “It just sort of came out of the blue, in a package, hand-written: ‘Hi ‘Ryan, I am hoping you would consider some of these songs for Glee. I was gobsmacked. I grew up with that guy.” Ryan added that McCartney admires the show because it supports arts education, which is a draw for many artists hoping to have their songs covered by the Glee cast.  “Our show is an ultimate pop culture fan letter to all of those artists,” Ryan said, adding that Glee has also given older generation songs another life through the show. He wants to keep the number of songs to around 5 or 6 each episode, instead of going for the 9 featured in that Madonna theme episode. Read More »

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Comic-Con: ‘Glee’ Plans Rocky Horror Show

Spoiler Alerts! Spoiler Alerts! Ryan Murphy confirmed at Comic-Con that Glee will have a “Rocky Horror” episode next season. Kurt will get a boyfriend — and Murphy plans for them to be Prom King and King. Another upcoming episode … Read More »

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‘Glee’ Co-Creator Ryan Murphy Signs Giant New Deal With 20th Century Fox TV

By | Monday July 19, 2010 @ 10:37am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Ryan_MurphyEXCLUSIVE: He is behind the hottest show on television. Now Emmy nominated Ryan Murphy has landed one of the biggest deals ever for a TV writer-producer that spans television, music and theater. I hear he is closing a new 4-year $24-million … Read More »

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Ryan Murphy Scores $5M To Re-Team With Julia Roberts On Sony Pictures Film

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Their first picture together, Eat Pray Love, based on the Elizabeth Gilbert bestseller, isn’t in theaters this ryan juliasummer until August 13th so Sony Pictures doesn’t know how it will fare yet. Nevertheless, the studio just made one of the year’s … Read More »

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