Glee season delayed after Cory Monteith tragedy

Executives at Fox have postponed the season premiere of GLEE following the death of its star CORY MONTEITH.

The actor died last weekend (13Jul13) aged 31 after taking a lethal mix of heroin and alcohol.

The first episode of the fifth season of Glee, the show which catapulted him to international fame upon its debut in 2009, was set to hit screens on 19 September (13), but TV bosses have now decided to push it back until 26 September (13).

The musical's creator Ryan Murphy has not commented on how Monteith's death will affect the show.

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