The cast of the new fall comedy GLEE is hitting the road this summer in search of â€œGleeksâ€ at a mall near you! Cast members Cory Monteith, Lea Michele, Amber Riley, Chris Colfer, Jenna Ushkowitz, Kevin McHale, Dianna Agron and Mark Salling will make appearances exclusively at Hot Topic stores in select cities across the country to sign autographs, hold Q&A sessions and give fans a sneak peek at the new season of GLEE. The tour kicks off Monday, Aug. 17 at the Natick Mall Hot Topic in Boston. For more information, go to fox.com/glee.
GLEE premieres Wednesday, Sept. 9 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. A special extended directorâ€™s cut of the pilot will air Wednesday, Sept. 2 (8:58-10:00 PM ET/PT) with encore episodes airing for three Fridays beginning Sept. 4 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).
â€œThe Gleek Tourâ€ stops are as follows:
Cities Dates/Times Locations
Boston, MA Monday, Aug. 17 Natick Mall
2:00- 5:00 PM 1245 Worcester St.
Natick, MA 01760
New York, NY Tuesday, Aug. 18 Garden State Plaza
3:00-6:00 PM 1228 Garden State Plaza
Paramus, NJ 07652
Philadelphia, PA Wednesday, Aug. 19 King of Prussia Mall
3:00-6:00 PM 160 N. Gulph Rd.
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Washington, DC Thursday, Aug. 20 Fair Oaks Mall
3:00-6:00 PM 11750 Fair Oaks Mall
Fairfax, VA 22033
Chicago, IL Friday, Aug. 21 Orland Square
3:00-6:00 PM 500 Orland Square
Orland Park, IL 60462
Minneapolis, MN Sunday, Aug. 23 Mall of America
2:00-5:00 PM 168 North Garden
Bloomington, MN 55425
Houston, TX Tuesday, Aug. 25 TBD
Dallas, TX Wednesday, Aug. 26 Dallas Galleria
3:00-6:00 PM 13350 Noel Rd.
Dallas, TX 75240
Denver, CO Thursday, Aug. 27 Park Meadows
3:00-6:00 PM 8405 Park Meadows Center
Littleton, CO 80124
Los Angeles, CA Friday, Aug. 28 Hollywood & Highland
3:00-6:00 PM 6801 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
GLEE is produced by Ryan Murphy Television in association with 20th Century Fox Television. Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan are co-creators of the series. Murphy, Falchuk and Dante Di Loreto serve as executive producers, while Ian Brennan serves as co-executive producer. The pilot episode of GLEE is available for viewing on fox.com and hulu.com.
Hot Topic, Inc. is a mall and web based specialty retailer operating the Hot Topic and Torrid concepts, as well as the e-space music discovery concept, ShockHound. Hot Topic offers music/pop culture-licensed and music/pop culture-influenced apparel, accessories, music and gift items for young men and women principally between the ages of 12 and 22. Torrid offers apparel, lingerie, shoes and accessories designed for various lifestyles for plus-size females principally between the ages of 15 and 29. ShockHound (shockhound.com) is a one-stop, genre-spanning music website where people of all ages can purchase MP3s and music merchandise, share their music interests and read music news and editorial content. As of July 4, 2009, the company operated 679 Hot Topic stores in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, 156 Torrid stores, and Internet stores hottopic.com, torrid.com and shockhound.com.