Beverly Hills, Calif. • "Glee" will deal directly with the drug-overdose death of Cory Monteith in the upcoming season. How, exactly, his character will be written out remains undetermined.
According to Fox Entertainment president Kevin Reilly, the third episode of the upcoming season will include a public service announcement with cast members including Monteith's girlfriend, Lea Michelle and the show's producers directly addressing the viewers about Monteith's heroin overdose death.
"That episode will deal directly with the incident involved in Cory's passing and drug abuse in particular," Reilly said. "They will speak directly to the audience and I think they will be very impactful."