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Glee premiere postponed to August due to Cory Monteith's death

ANI  Washington, July 20, 2013
First Published: 13:40 IST(20/7/2013) | Last Updated: 13:49 IST(20/7/2013)

The season 5 premiere of Glee, which was due to return on September 19, has been postponed by one week, following the death of it's star Cory Monteith.

The 31-year-old was found dead in a hotel room following an overdose of heroin and alcohol last weekend.

The premiere has been pushed back until September 26, Contactmusic reported.

Fox released a statement, saying that in light of the tragic passing of the beloved cast member of the musical comedy show, the series' executive producers- 20th Century Fox Television and Fox Broadcasting Company- have jointly decided to delay the start of production of Glee until early August.

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