Glee ( Kurt )

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Glee ( Kurt )

Post by Yvonne on Sun Dec 12, 2010 1:10 pm

Glee is a musical comedy-drama television series that airs on Fox in the United States. It focuses on the high school glee club New Directions competing on the show choir competition circuit, while its members deal with relationship, sexuality and social issues. The initial main cast encompassed club director and Spanish teacher Will Schuester (Matthew Morrison), cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester (Jane Lynch), guidance counselor Emma Pillsbury (Jayma Mays), Will's wife Terri (Jessalyn Gilsig), and eight club members played by Dianna Agron, Chris Colfer, Kevin McHale, Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Amber Riley, Mark Salling and Jenna Ushkowitz. For the second season, formerly recurring cast members Mike O'Malley, Heather Morris and Naya Rivera were promoted to the main cast.

The series was created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan, who first conceived Glee as a film. The pilot episode was broadcast on May 19, 2009, and the first season aired from September 9, 2009 to June 8, 2010. The second season began airing on September 21, 2010, and a third season has been commissioned. Glee features on-screen performance-based musical numbers which are selected by Murphy, who aims to maintain a balance between show tunes and chart hits. Songs covered in the show are released through the iTunes Store during the week of broadcast, and a series of Glee albums have been released by Columbia Records. The music of Glee has been a commercial success, with over thirteen million digital single sales and five million album sales. The series' merchandise also includes DVD and Blu-Ray releases, a young adult book series, an iPad application, and a karaoke game for the Wii.

During its first season, Glee received generally favorable reviews from critics, with Metacritic's weighted average based on the impression of 18 critical reviews of 77 percent. The season was nominated for nineteen Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, six Satellite Awards and fifty-seven other awards, with wins including the 2010 Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series—Musical or Comedy, and Emmy awards for Lynch, guest-star Neil Patrick Harris and Murphy's direction of the pilot episode.

Glee features fifteen main roles with star billing. Morrison plays Will Schuester, McKinley High's Spanish teacher who becomes director of the glee club, hoping to restore it to its former glory. Lynch plays Sue Sylvester, head coach of the "Cheerios" cheerleading squad, and the Glee Club's arch-nemesis. Mays appears as Emma Pillsbury, the school's mysophobic guidance counselor who has feelings for Will, and Jessalyn Gilsig plays Terri Schuester, Will's ex-wife who Will eventually divorced after five years of marriage because she faked being pregnant. Michele plays Rachel Berry, talented star of the glee club who is often bullied by the Cheerios and football players.Monteith plays Finn Hudson, star quarterback of the school's football team who risks alienation by his friends after joining the glee club. Also in the club are Amber Riley as Mercedes Jones, a fashion-conscious diva who resents having to sing back-up; Chris Colfer as Kurt Hummel—a gay male countertenor; McHale as Artie Abrams, a guitar player and paraplegic; and Ushkowitz as Tina Cohen-Chang, an Asian American student with a fake speech impediment. Mark Salling plays Noah "Puck" Puckerman, a friend of Finn's on the football team who at first disapproves of Finn joining the glee club, but later joins the glee club himself. Dianna Agron plays Quinn Fabray, Finn's cheerleader girlfriend, who also later joins the glee club. Naya Rivera and Heather Morris, who portray Cheerios and glee club vocalists Santana Lopez and Brittany Pierce respectively, were originally recurring actors, but starting in the second season were promoted to series regulars. Mike O'Malley, who plays Kurt's father Burt Hummel, also became a series regular on season two.Harry Shum, Jr. also plays the major recurring role of Mike Chang, a dancer in the glee club, who is hesitant to sing.

This is why we love Kurt so much..
Kurt in single Ladies on Glee

my point of view
Arrow love the show.. now in her second season..
I am a huge musicalfan so thats why i also like this show so much.. because of all the songs in it.. But mostly the big reason is the characters. They are so great.. talented and especially Chris Colfer as Kurt is Brilliant.. He is cute.. funny.. has an amazing voice and i love his character Kurt..
so yep for me a really great show...

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Re: Glee ( Kurt )

Post by MissBabylon on Wed Jan 19, 2011 6:57 pm

He also won a Golden Globe 3 days ago !! Very Happy

I love Chris Colfer.. not only because of his character, Kurt, but also for his courage in real life! After all the bullying on him in highschool, he still wanted to be openly gay. I admire him for this! And look where he is now.. going to Hollywood and becoming a STAR! (Like Justin would say.. Very Happy)

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