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Forget the Thanksgiving parade, 'Glee' cast will sing at World Series


They may not be able to sing in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC, but the cast of Fox's "Glee" will get to strut their stuff during the World Series.

Fox has confirmed that cast members from its new hit musical comedy "Glee" will sing the national anthem during Game 3 of the World Series, currently scheduled for Oct. 31. That game will be either in Los Angeles or Philadephia, depending on which team ends up in the series against either the Yankees or the Angels.

Fox had to get a green light from Major League Baseball to have the cast sing at the game. Networks often use the World Series and other big sporting events to promote their own entertainment shows, but it is unusual to actually have a cast of a show perform during the game. Of course, few probably have the chops to do it. At least we know they'll do better than Roseanne Barr did when she butchered the anthem during a San Diego Padres ballgame.

Earlier this week, NBC pulled back an invitation that had been extended to the "Glee" cast to sing during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which the network has the rights to air.

— Joe Flint


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And we care why? I want to watch lip syncing I'll watch Britney Spears.

This was bound to happen at least someone form the cast singing. Fox will not miss any opportunity to promote their shows during baseball.

But fine with me the more glee the better.


About time someone let them perform. And so what if they lip synch? They obviously sang the songs. Do you want to hear them sound all choppy while singing and dancing?
Their entertainment factor should be what counts.

Good for "Glee"! All of them are so talented! I hope I'll be able to see a clip of them singing online!

Of course they lip sync in the show... that's how all filmed musicals do it. Layla is right, they all sing the songs themselves and I doubt they'll be lip syncing the national anthem... they are all incredibly talented! They've been in bands, sung for other shows, and been on Broadway... so yeah, I think they have the talent. Can't wait to see them!!!!

I love GLEE and will try not to miss them singing the National Anthem at the World Series game. It is such a great pairing of all-American events!!!

I wonder if Cory Monteith (Finn Hudson) will-- He's Canadian. That would be an odd contract requirement-- Sing the national anthem other than your homeland.

Please check your spelling of Philadelphia. Thanks.

UGH...I won't be able to see it, but I'm sure the gLeeksters will do an awesome job!! <3 gLee


The tweeting was very distracting and took away from the show. I hope it doesn’t continue.

Better you should ask why the heck the Third Game of The World Series is being played on OCTOBER 31ST?

Are they going to be playing in snowsuits?


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