OXYGEN PRESENTS WORLD PREMIERE OF "THE GLEE PROJECT'S" FIREWORK MUSIC VIDEO DURING "GLEE" MARATHON ON MAY 21
Oxygen Airs Second "Gleekend" Marathon on Saturday, May 21 from 10am-11pm ET/PT
NEW YORK - May 18, 2011 - The wait is over! After months of anticipation, Oxygen will reveal the world premiere of "The Glee Project's" first music video "Firework" during the 9pm hour of the "Prom Queen" episode of its "Glee" marathon on Saturday, May 21. After a record breaking first "Glee" marathon, which reached over four million viewers, "Glee" returns to Oxygen with a second "Gleekend" on Saturday, May 21 from 10am-11pm ET/PT.
The world premiere of the "Firework" music video will give viewers a closer look at the 12 contenders of Oxygen's upcoming competition series, "The Glee Project," showcasing their unique personalities and talents. Katy Perry's hit single is the first main challenge in the series that will help determine the fate of one of these contenders.
Oxygen's "Gleekend" will get viewers caught up on episodes from season two of "Glee," including "Born This Way," "Silly Love Songs" and "Prom Queen," leading into the "Glee" season two finale, Tuesday, May 24 on Fox. "The Glee Project" will premiere on Sunday, June 12 at 9pm ET/PT on Oxygen.
Additionally, during the "Gleekend" on May 21, fans can log on to www.OxygenLive.com at 9:30pm ET for a chat with "Glee" and "The Glee Project" casting director Robert Ulrich. Fans following @TheGleeProject on Twitter will have the opportunity to show off their "Glee" know-how in our Twitter trivia contest. Rules and more info can be found on www.Oxygen.com.
Fans can get all of the latest info about "The Glee Project" and how to follow the contenders from our official Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/thegleeproject and by following "The Glee Project" on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/thegleeproject. Additionally, viewers can log on to www.Oxygen.com for a more in depth look at each contender and to meet the judges, complete with photo galleries and video.
"The Glee Project" is produced by Ryan Murphy Television and Embassy Row with Ryan Murphy, Dante Di Loreto, Michael Davies and Shauna Minoprio serving as executive producers.
Full list of marathon episodes:
"The Sue Sylvester Bowl Shuffle"
"Silly Love Songs"
"Blame it on the Alcohol"
"A Night of Neglect"
"Born This Way"
About Ryan Murphy Television
Ryan Murphy Television is the creative force behind some of today's most groundbreaking television. Responsible for the Primetime Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) winning series "Nip/Tuck" and "Glee," which has become a cultural phenomenon, RMTV strives to bring fresh perspectives to television audiences the world over.
About Embassy Row
Embassy Row is a New York City-based global format and digital production company dedicated to developing original concepts and adapting international formats for television networks, online and wireless distribution in the U.S. and around the world. We specialize in the genres of games, comedy, reality, factual, sports and food and are pioneers in the fields of brand-supported and digital content. Embassy Row is a creative company, led by hands-on producers always on the lookout for the next breakthrough idea. Since 2008, Embassy Row has been a part of the Sony Pictures Television company.
About Oxygen Media
Oxygen Media is a multiplatform lifestyle brand that delivers relevant and engaging content to young women who like to "live out loud." Oxygen is rewriting the rulebook for women's media by changing how the world sees entertainment from a young woman's point of view. Through a vast array of unconventional and original content including "Bad Girls Club," "Hair Battle Spectacular," and "Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood," the growing cable network is the premiere destination to find unique and groundbreaking unscripted programming. A social media trendsetter, Oxygen is a leading force in engaging modern young women, wherever they are, with popular, award winning features online including www.OxygenLive.com, the real time social viewing party that is also available as an app for the iPhone and iPad, as well as innovative tools shopOholic and makeOvermatic. Oxygen is available in 77 million homes, and can be found online and on mobile devices at www.oxygen.com. Follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/OxygenPR. Oxygen Media is a service of NBCUniversal.