Celebritology 2.0: Glee


Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 11/16/2012

‘Glee’ does ‘Grease’: 8 things in the episode that made no sense whatsoever

In which Marley thinks she’s getting fat but can still wear hot pants.

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Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 11/09/2012

‘Glee’: A guide to its production of ‘Grease’

Shockingly, Blaine is not playing Danny Zuko.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:48 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:22 AM ET, 10/05/2012

‘Glee’: Ranking the break-ups from least distressing to most

Hearts are breaking all over Lima. And also, Twitter.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:22 AM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:26 AM ET, 09/28/2012

‘Glee’: Rocky romance and a Q&A about the role of Sarah Jessica Parker

Wait, why did SJP hire Kurt as an intern?

By Jen Chaney  |  12:26 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 09/27/2012

Sarah Jessica Parker on ‘Glee,’ and the ‘Square Pegs’ anniversary

As Sarah Jessica Parker does “Glee,” let’s celebrate the teen series that got her started.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:58 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  80s Nostalgia, Glee, Sarah Jessica Parker

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 09/21/2012

‘Glee’: A comparison of its ‘Gimme More’ to the real Britney Spears version from the 2007 VMAs

Which “Gimme More” was a better train wreck: “Glee’s” or the VMA one?

By Jen Chaney  |  09:55 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Britney Spears | Tags:  Glee, Britney Spears

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 09/14/2012

The ‘Glee’ premiere: On Kate Hudson, Taylor Lautner’s doppelganger and Lunch Lady Doris

Maybe this show should be changed and given a new title, like “Darren Criss Dances Every Week for an Hour in a Cute Sweater Vest.”

By Jen Chaney  |  10:26 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 09/13/2012

‘Glee’: Why the ‘Call Me Maybe’ cover makes me nervous about season four

A Carly Rae Jepsen clip summarizes what could go wrong with the new season (but hopefully won’t).

By Jen Chaney  |  03:24 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 07/03/2012

More Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes headlines; Mel Gibson hit with restraining order

Also: everyone is coming back for more “Glee.”

By Jen Chaney  |  10:14 AM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  TomKat, Celebrities, Justin Bieber | Tags:  Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, Mel Gibson, Glee

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 06/05/2012

Pink forced to drop out of Obama fundraiser over illness

Darren Criss will fill in for the ailing singer.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:46 PM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Statement | Tags:  Pink, Glee

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 05/23/2012

The ‘Glee’ season finale: Pomp, circumstance, sobbing, singing

A lot of tears, a couple of twists and a round of graduation “Glory Days.”

By Jen Chaney  |  08:49 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 05/22/2012

‘Glee’: As the third season finale looms, have we stopped believin’?

At this stage, as season three comes to a close, do we still believe in “Glee”?

By Jen Chaney  |  02:43 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 05/16/2012

‘Glee’ by the musical numbers: No time for losers

It’s time for Nationals. Also, time for Celine Dion and Meatloaf.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:03 AM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:49 PM ET, 05/15/2012

Lindsay Lohan on ‘Glee’: Did her so-called ‘image rebranding’ effort succeed?

So how did she do?

By Jen Chaney  |  10:49 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glee, Lindsay Lohan

Posted at 07:20 AM ET, 05/09/2012

‘Glee’ by the musical numbers: Prom kings, queens and dinosaurs

Make way for “Prom-asaurus.”

By Jen Chaney  |  07:20 AM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Kate Upton-Terry Richardson video banned from YouTube; Amber Riley fine after red carpet collapse

Also in the morning mix: Ashlee Simpson loves her sister Jessica’s baby.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:06 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Kate Upton, Glee

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/02/2012

‘Glee’ by the musical numbers: When parades get rained on

Oh, Rachel Berry. How did this happen?

By Jen Chaney  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 04/29/2012

Matthew Morrison on Lindsay Lohan and ‘Glee’: ‘The work got done’

At the White House correspondents’ dinner, Mr. Schue dished a teeny bit of “Glee” scoop.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:42 PM ET, 04/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  White House Correspondents' Association Dinner | Tags:  Glee, White House Correspondents Dinner

Posted at 12:28 AM ET, 04/25/2012

‘Glee’ by the musical numbers: The Whitney Houston tribute

It’s wall-to-wall Whitney in an episode about saying goodbye.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:28 AM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:29 AM ET, 04/18/2012

When ‘Glee’ went disco: The ‘Saturday Night Fever’ episode

You can tell by the way Finn Hudson uses his walk, he’s a woman’s man, no time to talk.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:29 AM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 04/11/2012

‘Glee’ by the musical numbers: A very Matt Bomer episode

Kurt may be right. Blaine’s brother could be the best-looking man in North America.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:44 AM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 03/12/2012

Heather Morris of ‘Glee’: Newest victim of nude photo leak?

Photos allegedly showing the actress in her birthday suit hit the Web this weekend.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:58 PM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 02/22/2012

‘Glee’ by the musical numbers: A Quinn cliffhanger

In this final episode before a six-week hiatus, the songs took a backseat to teen drama.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:27 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:21 PM ET, 02/14/2012

‘Glee’ by the musical numbers: Amber Riley sings Whitney Houston

“I Will Always Love You”? Yeah, she killed it.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:21 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glee, Whitney Houston

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Ricky Martin brings Latin flavor and sparkling teeth to ‘Glee’

The episode certainly felt like an example of la vida loca.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:34 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:57 PM ET, 01/31/2012

‘Glee’ by the musical numbers: Maxing out on Michael Jackson

The very special MJ tribute episode: “Bad,” genuinely bad or somewhere in between?

By Jen Chaney  |  11:57 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 01/18/2012

Paula Deen’s diabetes announcement criticized by Anthony Bourdain; Jeff Goldblum to guest on ‘Glee’

The “No Reservations” host publically criticized Deen’s choice to endorse a pharmaceutical company.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:36 AM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  TV: Glee

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 01/18/2012

‘Glee’ returns, with Helen Mirren’s voice, marriage proposals and a touch of ‘Grease’

Let’s assess it all by the musical numbers, shall we?

By Jen Chaney  |  09:25 AM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:00 AM ET, 12/14/2011

‘Glee’ by the musical numbers: Yes, they know it’s Christmas

The New Directions celebrate the holidays so hard, they forget to bother with a plot in this week’s episode, “Extraordinary Merry Christmas.”

By Jen Chaney  |  01:00 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:46 PM ET, 12/06/2011

‘Glee’ by the musical numbers: Chord Overstreet returns for a sectionals showdown

Sam resurfaces just in time to rejoin the New Directions and attempt to take down the Troubletones.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:46 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:21 AM ET, 11/30/2011

‘Glee’ by the musical numbers: A coming out party for Santana

Santana comes to terms with her sexuality with a little help from her singing friends.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:21 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 11/16/2011

‘Glee’ by the musical numbers: A ‘Mash Off’ to remember

An episode filled with winning mixed-up melodies.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:41 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 11/09/2011

‘Glee’ by the musical numbers: In ‘The First Time,’ Blaine and Kurt and Rachel and Finn do the deed

When teens become sexually active because of “West Side Story.”

By Jen Chaney  |  10:07 AM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 11/07/2011

‘Glee’ star Chris Colfer on Kurt and Blaine’s ‘First Time’: ‘It’s very sweet’

Chris Colfer knows that conservative watchdogs groups will not be pleased with the episode.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:27 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Glee

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 11/02/2011

Damian McGinty has (lucky) charm: ‘Glee’ by the musical numbers

Darren Criss,you have a new rival in the field of adorableness.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:52 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 10/19/2011

Carson Kressley axed from ‘Dancing With the Stars’; Lindsay Lohan heads to court

Also in the morning mix: Danny Masterson and Bijou Phillips tie the knot.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:17 AM ET, 10/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies, Relationships, Baby Boom | Tags:  Glee

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 10/05/2011

Harry Shum Jr. sings in ‘Glee’ by the musical numbers: ‘Asian F’

In which Jennifer Hudson, Beyonce and Coldplay get the “Glee” treatment.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:33 AM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 09/28/2011

‘Glee’ by the musical numbers: Idina Menzel returns in ‘I Am Unicorn’

“West Side Story” auditions lead to tensions between Kurt and Blaine, while Idina Menzel forces Rachel to belt out “Somewhere.”

By Jen Chaney  |  11:24 AM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 09/27/2011

Sue Sylvester of ‘Glee’ vs. Leslie Knope of ‘Parks and Rec’: Who would you vote for?

A look at what each of the fictional Midwestern political candidates brings to her respective pop cultural campaign.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:23 PM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV, Glee, Parks and Recreation

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 09/22/2011

‘Glee’ as imagined by ‘Sesame Street’ (Video)

Mr. Gooster and his G Club need to pick songs for G-gionals.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:51 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Glee

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 09/21/2011

‘Glee’ premiere: Can the show find its footing after a shaky second season? (videos)

Can the show save itself after an uneven second season?

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:00 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 08/12/2011

‘Glee the 3D Concert Movie’: 5 things you won’t see in the film

Yes, one of them is Sue Sylvester.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:18 PM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Gwyneth Paltrow, Celebrities | Tags:  Glee

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 07/29/2011

‘Glee’: Ryan Murphy speaks about the Lea Michele, Chris Colfer and Cory Monteith situation

There won’t be a “Glee” spinoff. And apparently no one found out they were fired via Twitter.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:01 PM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 07/24/2011

Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and Chris Colfer are not leaving ‘Glee'

Show co-creator Brad Falchuk says they are graduating this season but not necessarily done with the show.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:03 PM ET, 07/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 10/21/2010

'Glee' cast members react to GQ kerfuffle

In light of the pseudo-controversy over those "Glee" GQ photos, a couple of cast members from the show have spoken out. Dianna Agron at the SAG Awards earlier this year. (AP) Dianna Agron -- otherwise known as Quinn Fabray, who flashes some flesh in the GQ spread, albeit not as much as co-star Lea Michele -- posted an apology to her Tumblr blog. "Now, in perpetuating the type of images that evoke these kind of emotions, I am sorry," she writes. "If you are hurt or these photos make you uncomfortable, it was never our intention. And if your eight-year-old has a copy of our GQ cover in hand, again I am sorry. But I would have to ask, how on earth did it get there?" She also notes -- touching on the same subject that I addressed in our first blog post two days ago about the magazine pics...

By Jen Chaney  |  11:40 AM ET, 10/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Celebrities | Tags:  Glee