"Glee" Granted Renewal for Seasons 5 and 6

On Friday afternoon (April 19), FOX announced that Glee is renewed for its fifth and sixth seasons.

The highly-successful musical series keeps raking in great ratings and drives music sales, which is a key factor in its renewal.

Glee debuted as the first and only successful musical comedy series on television, and more than four years later, it continues to defy genres, break new ground and have a significant impact on popular culture, the networks entertainment chairman Kevin Reilly said in a statement.

Week in and week out, [creator] Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan, Dante DiLoreto and the entire Gleeteam deliver a series that not only delights and surprises fans, but also inspires them to talk about, share, debate and engage with the show and Im absolutely thrilled to have them on board for another two seasons, Kevin added.

Glee closes its fourth season on Thursday, May 9. Are you excited for two more seasons of the show