Ryan Murphy: "Glee" Will End After Sixth Season

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It has been one of the most talked about television shows for the past four years, but unfortunately for the fans, “Glee” has announced that the sixth season of the singing sensation series will be the last.

During an event honoring the FX Network at the Paley Center on Wednesday (October 16), co-creator the series Ryan Murphy stated the show will not go beyond its sixth season and the loss of co-star Cory Monteith has forced him to think about an alternative ending of the show.

“The final year of the show, which will be next year, was designed around Rachel and Cory/Finn”s story,” Mr. Murphy explained. “I always knew that, I always knew how ti would end. I knew what the last show was, he was in it. I knew what the last line, she said it to him.”

He continued, “So when a tragedy like that happens you sort of have to pause and figure out what you want to do, so we”re figuring that out now.”

Cory unexpectedly passed away this passed summer from an apparent overdose that involved morphine, codeine, and a metabolite of heroin. His girlfriend/co-star of the show Lea Michele continues her role as Rachel Berry.

The show honored him on last week”s episode before going on hiatus for a couple weeks. The show will resume its fifth season on November 7th.