The pilot of “Glee” premiered after the finale of “American Idol” in 2009, and averaged 9.619 million viewers. The pilot generated a lot of buzz before returning four months later.
The show picked up four months after the pilot aired, on September 9, 2009.
Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk — the men who created “Nip/Tuck” — and Ian Brennan are the creators of “Glee.
“Glee” takes place at the fictional William McKinley High School in Lima, Ohio.
The show revolves around the lives of the Glee Club, the Acafellas (an all-male singing group) and the Cheerios (the cheerleading squad).