Thursday, Nov. 29
GLEE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Thanksgiving”
It’s time for Sectionals, and New Directions receives guidance from some of the recent McKinley graduates who volunteer to mentor the glee club during their Thanksgiving breaks. Meanwhile, Rachel (Lea Michele) and Kurt (Chris Colfer) have a non-traditional holiday dinner in the Big Apple.
Thursday, Dec. 13
GLEE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Glee, Actually”
In a tribute to the film “Love, Actually,” seemingly separate storylines come together as one holiday-themed episode, in which Sam (Chord Overstreet) and Brittany (Heather Morris) live their lives to the fullest before the much-heralded Mayan Apocalypse occurs. Meanwhile, Jake (Jacob Artist) and Puck (Mark Salling) spend quality sibling time together for Hanukah, Artie (Kevin McHale) has a holiday dream that changes his outlook on life and Kurt has a Christmas he’ll never forget.
Thursday, Nov. 8
GLEE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Role You Were Born to Play“
The school production of “Grease” is underway, and Marley (Melissa Benoist), Jake (Jacob Artist), Kitty (Becca Tobin) and football player Ryder (“Glee Project” winner Blake Jenner) compete to play “Danny” and “Sandy.” Meanwhile, former Glee clubbers Mercedes (Amber Riley) and Mike (Harry Shum Jr.) return to cast the play, and Mr. Schuester (Matthew Morrison) struggles with a difficult decision.
Thursday, Nov. 15
GLEE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Glease”
Rachel (Lea Michele) and Kurt (Chris Colfer) pay a visit to Lima as the Glee club launches its production of “Grease.” Meanwhile, Cassandra July (guest star Kate Hudson) returns to shake things up in Rachel’s life, and Santana (Naya Rivera) comes back to lend a helping hand.
Just in time for the holidays, Glee brings joy to the world with the release of Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album Volume 3, available Tuesday, December 4, 2012. The Glee holiday cheer is spread with the cast’s own festive renditions of such Christmas staples as “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” and “Silent Night”.
The full track listing for “Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album Volume 3” is as follows:
1. Shake Up Christmas
3. We Wish You a Merry Christmas
4. White Christmas / Skinny Love
5. All I Have
6. Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
7. Wonderful Christmastime
9. My Only Wish (This Year)
10. Christmas Lights
11. Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree
13. Silent Night
With auditions for the school’s musical in full swing, not all the gleeks are eager to participate; while some see getting cast as a shot at acceptance, others have less altruistic goals. Meanwhile, an unlikely advisor helps Will and Emma work through a rough patch in their relationship, the arrival of student Ryder Lynn proves to be a game-changer for several members of New Directions past and present, Sue finds a new narrow-minded cause to champion, and four finalists face off for the lead roles as the cast for “Grease” is announced.
Check out an interview with Dean Geyer (Brody Weston) and Jacob Artist (Jake Puckerman)!