Squeeeee! Excellent news, via The Ausiello Files:
Glee is heading back into the groove with Madonna.
The afterglow from last night’s smashing (and highly rated) Madge-themed episode has barely dimmed and already series creator Ryan Murphy is talking to the Material Girl about a sequel!
Murphy confirms that he’s in discussions with M’s camp and that “Madonna and her people are into it and want it to happen.” The follow-up would air early next season and feature six more songs from the pop icon’s immense catalog of hits. (There’s talk that fans might be able to vote on which tracks should be used via a poll on Fox.com.)
The Glee-Madonna marriage has already reaped huge dividends for both the show and the star. Tuesday’s episode attracted a potent 13.5 million viewers, down just 5 percent from last week’s record-setting spring premiere. Additionally, the soundtrack from the ep is currently No. 1 on iTunes, and two of the singles are in the top 20.
The power of Madonna indeed.
Thoughts? Is Glee smart to stay in business with Madge? And which hit should Sue tackle next? “Human Nature,” perhaps?
I’d like to see Sue tackle my fave Madge song, “La Isla Bonita,” Idina Menzel tackle “Don’t Cry For Me Argentina,” and Kurt tackle “Papa Don’t Preach,” all for no particular reason, other than I loves those songs… How about you?
Either way – hip, hip, hooray, etc. This news just frosts my cookies (in the best way possible)!