"GLEE" RETURNS TO OXYGEN WITH A THIRD MARATHON ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 14 FROM 11:00AM-11:30PM ET/PT
Fan Favorites from All Three Seasons of "Glee" To Air Throughout the Day
"The Glee Project" Season One Winner Damian McGinty (with Special Guest Cameron Mitchell) and Runner-Up Lindsay Pearce to Host Live Chat on www.OxygenLive.com During Their Featured Episodes
NEW YORK - January 13, 2012 -- "Glee" returns to Oxygen in a third "Glee" marathon on Saturday, January 14 from 11 am-11:30 pm ET/PT, airing fan favorite episodes from all three seasons of "Glee" including "Theatricality," "Britney/Brittany" and "The Substitute" (featuring guest star Gwyneth Paltrow). Episodes featuring "The Glee Project" season one winner Damian McGinty and runner-up Lindsay Pearce are scheduled to air and Pearce and McGinty (paired with guest Cameron Mitchell) will each host a special OxygenLive, Oxygen's dual screen viewing experience, which will launch during their respective episodes. McGinty and Mitchell will chat at 9:30pm ET during "Pot O' Gold" and Pearce will chat at 10:30pm ET during "Hold On to Sixteen."
The following episodes will air on Saturday, January 14th beginning at 11AM ET/PT:
Idealistic high school Spanish teacher Will Schuester takes over the fading Glee Club of his alma mater and attempts to restore the club - and its cadre of social misfits - to former glory.
When handicapped access becomes a problem for wheelchair bound Artie, the group rallies around him, leading to their most unusual musical number yet. Meanwhile, Puck gets closer to Quinn, which doesn't sit well with boyfriend, Finn.
Emotions on edge and dark secrets revealed, Finn breaks off his relationship with Quinn and the Glee Club. Meanwhile, amid internal and external turmoil, the much anticipated Sectionals have arrived and the group needs to pull out one more surprise performance with a tournament - and their very existence - at stake.
Using the music of Lady Gaga, the Glee Club is out to prove who they are as individuals and as a group. With suspension on the line for Tina, expressing their individuality to Principal Figgins is vital. Meanwhile, Rachel and Shelby's bond gets stronger, but Shelby is holding back a life-changing secret that Will encourages her to share.
In the season one finale, Regionals have arrived and the Glee Club is not only up against their singing competitors but also a conniving Sue Sylvester, as she attempts to compromise the club's chances at winning. Just as the performances are wrapping up, Quinn's water breaks and needs to be rushed to the hospital. Quinn and Puck are now faced with life changing decisions.
When the club tries to convince Mr. Schuester to let them do Britney Spears music, we learn of club member Brittany's own issues with her more famous namesake. Meanwhile, Will and the club are introduced to Emma's new beau, dentist Dr. Carl Howell (John Stamos), whose attempts at improving the kids' dental well-being leads to a host of Britney Spears-inspired musical hallucinations. Britney Spears and John Stamos guest star.
"Never Been Kissed"
After Finn and Sam find an unconventional way of controlling their urges, a few Glee Club members pick up on the strategy and start using it too. But when Coach Beiste gets wind of what they are up to, the Glee Club has some explaining to do. Meanwhile, Kurt's new friend from another school gives him the courage to stand up to the class bully. Introducing Darren Criss to the cast.
When Mr. Schuester gets sick, a substitute teacher takes over his Spanish class and the Glee Club, and winds up winning over the whole New Directions clan. Meanwhile, Sue fills in for Principal Figgins as McKinley's Principal. Gwyneth Paltrow guest stars.
"Born This Way"
As Rachel struggles with the idea of plastic surgery, Will attempts to teach the kids self-acceptance through the music of Lady Gaga. All the while, Lauren and Quinn are battling it out for the title of "Prom Queen," and Kurt is struggling to decide what school he feels most comfortable attending.
Its prom night at McKinley High, but last minute the entertainment has cancelled. Principal Fiiggins looks to New Directions for help, asking them to perform at the dance. The competition for the prom king and queen title is getting heated, and so are some of the emotions between the group - especially when Jessie St. James returns to stir things up.
"Pot O' Gold"
A new foreign exchange student, Rory Flanagan (guest star Damian McGinty), enrolls at McKinley and crashes with Brittany S. Pierce who thinks he's a leprechaun. Meanwhile, Mercedes (Amber Riley) attempts to recruit new members to join Shelby Corcoran's (guest star Idina Menzel) newly formed Glee Club and Sue's congressional campaign heats up.
"Hold on to Sixteen"
In an attempt to recruit a few more members, Finn tracks down former teammate Sam Evans (Chord Overstreet) and convinces him to come back to the Glee Club. Tina comes to the defense of Harry and encourages him to pursue his dream while McKinley prepares to host the big sectionals performance.
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