Yesterday, Fox announced that pop superstar Britney Spears would be joining their reality competition The X-Factor as a judge and that Glee would follow X-Factor‘s results show on Thursdays.
Now comes even more exciting Britney/Glee news: EW has exclusively learned that Glee is planning a second Britney Spears tribute for the fall! Set to be the second episode of the series’ fourth season, this hour homage to Brit Brit will feature eight of her songs but won’t focus on the character of Brittany (Heather Morris) as the first tribute did (Spears is not scheduled to appear in the episode as of now but producers are hoping to work out a deal). The reason for the Spears hour is because the network is so excited about the pairing of a Spears/X-Factor with Glee on Thursday nights. It also certainly doesn’t hurt that the original Britney tribute, which aired early in the second season, is still one of Glee’s highest-rated episode to date.
In other Glee news, Chris Colfer let it slip today on Live! With Kelly that the newly announced guest-star Sarah Jessica Parker would be playing Kurt’s mentor on the fourth season. EW has now learned that Kate Hudson, the other big star set for a Glee arc next season, will be playing a similar mentor-type role to Rachel Berry (Lea Michele). Hudson’s role will have her singing but will also be very dance-heavy, which the actress should be able to easily handle as evidenced by her performance in the movie musical Nine.
I see everyone wants to use Brit for higher ratings.
Originally posted by Think Different
Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. While some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.