Fox TV renews 'Glee' for 2 more seasons

April 19, 2013 - 3:30 PM
TV-Glee Renewed

This Wed., Oct. 26, 2011 publicity photo released by FOX shows Naya Rivera, center, performing the 300th song on the set of "Glee." Fox said Friday, April 19, 2013, it's renewed "Glee" for two more seasons. (AP Photo/FOX, Frank Micelotta)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Fox TV series "Glee" will keep on singing for another two years.

The network announced Friday that it has renewed the show about music-loving students through 2014-2015 — its 6th season.

In a statement, Fox Entertainment Chairman Kevin Reilly said "Glee" continues to break new ground as a rare successful TV musical comedy. The show been a music hit as well, with more than 50 million downloads of "Glee" tracks and worldwide album sales of more than 13 million.

"Glee" has expanded from its original focus on the McKinley High School glee club to the college world of Rachel and Kurt, played by cast members Lea Michele and Chris Colfer.

Next Thursday's episode will feature Sarah Jessica Parker. Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Hudson are among previous "Glee" A-list drop-ins.