The new season of “Glee” will premiere 2 weeks behind schedule … due to the death of its star Cory Monteith, this according to FOX.
The network issued a statement saying the show will premiere on September 26 — it was originally scheduled to debut on September 13.
Sources tell us … producers have been meeting to discuss how to phase out Cory”s character. We”re told producers wanted to give the cast and crew time to grieve Cory”s death.
As a result, production has been pushed back to early August.
Monteith passed away on last week after OD”ing on heroin and alcohol. He was 31.