Glee season 4 coming to Sky 1 – *Spoilers*

by Lisa McGarry

So here’s what you missed on Glee…

Finn proposed to Rachel but then left to join the military and Rachel got in to NYADA but Kurt didn’t. Quinn got in to Yale and Mercedes got her record contract but Brittany failed high school and Santana decided to go to college. New Directions won nationals and are McKinley celebrities so Mr Schuester is happy and Sue is still the Cheerios coach with a bun in the oven and now the Glee club have to decide who will be the new Rachel?

Glee is back on Sky 1 HD this January 2013 with new characters, new problems and new directions.

It’s a brand new year at McKinley High as the bell rings for Glee’s fourth season. The new series follows the all singing, all dancing lives of some familiar faces in unfamiliar surroundings. Golden Globe® Award winner and Academy Award® nominee Kate Hudson will join the cast in a six-episode arc. In her first return to television since Sex in the City, Emmy® Award-winning actress and fashion icon Sarah Jessica Parker will also guest-star as Editor of

Mr Schuester gets straight back in to the swing of things, holding Glee club auditions to replace the departed seniors whilst the remaining New Directions plot amongst themselves to become the ‘new Rachel’ and enjoy their new found popularity. Meanwhile, the graduating class leave the comforts of McKinley for the real world where Rachel meets handsome upperclassman Brody Weston (newcomer Dean Geyer) but struggles to please her demanding NYADA teacher (Kate Hudson), while Kurt second-guesses his decision to stay in Lima.

Back at McKinley, squeaky clean sophomore Marley Rose (Melissa Benoist) struggles to fit in with the newly popular Gleeks, especially as her mother is the new lunch lady, and Puck’s bad boy younger half-brother Jake (Jacob Artist) gives an angry audition. Nemesis of all curly-haired Glee club teachers, Sue Sylvester still stalks the hallways, this time with a baby and new sidekick Kitty (Becca Tobin) in tow.

With graduating characters living their dreams, a new look New Directions and notable guest stars including Whoopi Goldberg, Kate Hudson and Sarah Jessica Parker, the new season of Glee hits new heights, combining the realities of high school life with the gut wrenching fear of leaving it behind.

Since its debut, Glee has become a bona fide cultural phenomenon, received prestigious honours including the Golden Globe Award and the Peabody Award and singlehandedly made glee clubs cool again. The series boasts critical acclaim, a die-hard fan base, two Grammy® Award nominations, two platinum and three gold albums, more than 43 million songs and over 12 million albums sold worldwide, two sold-out concert tours, a 3D movie, four Emmy Awards and three Golden Globes, including the award for Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical.

Glee returns to UK TV screens in january 2013….are you excited? Leave your comments below…