Oxygen Gives Sneak Peek of GLEE PROJECT Season 2 Contestants Tonight, 5/19

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Gleeks rejoice! Oxygen revealed that the broadcast premiere of THE GLEE PROJECT season two's "Edge of Glory" music video, a song made famous by Lady Gaga, will air during the network's fourth "Glee" marathon on today, May 19 from 12PM-12AM ET/PT.

Anticipating the return of the critically-acclaimed competition series, THE GLEE PROJECT fans can catch a sneak peek of the 14 new contenders in performance-mode during the 10PM hour of the "Dance With Somebody" episode. After the prior "Glee" marathon on January 14 reached over 2.5 million viewers, top episodes from the second and third season will return to air on Oxygen. The network also announced a casting special, "The Glee Project Season 2: The Final 14," which will air on Saturday, June 2 at 7PM ET/PT, followed by the previously announced "The Glee Project" season two premiere on Tuesday, June 5 at 10 PM ET/PT.

The hit single "Edge of Glory," as performed by the newest season's contenders, features "The Glee Project" cast as they arrive in Los Angeles and make their way to the studio to compete for the ultimate grand prize - a seven episode arc on "Glee." Oxygen's "Glee" marathon will get viewers caught up on fan favorite episodes from seasons two and three of "Glee," including "Britney/Brittany," "Hold on to Sixteen" and "Dance With Somebody," leading into the "Glee" season three finale, Tuesday, May 22 at 9 PM ET/PT on Fox.

Additionally, during the marathon today, May 19, fans can log on to www.OxygenLive.com at 10 PM ET/PT for a chat with season one winner Samuel Larsen.

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.

Source: Nielsen TVToolbox, 1/14/12 11am-11:30pm LS total viewers Total US, 6 min qualifier<


Full list of marathon episodes:

"Britney/Brittany" - Season 2, Episode 2
"Grilled Cheesus" - Season 2, Episode 3
"The Substitute" - Season 2, Episode 7
"The Purple Piano Project" - Season 3, Episode 1
"Mash Off" - Season 3, Episode 6
"Hold on to Sixteen" - Season 3, Episode 8
"Michael" - Season 3, Episode 11
"Heart" - Season 3, Episode 13
"On My Way" - Season 3, Episode 14
"Saturday Night Glee-ver" - Season 3, Episode 16
"Dance With Somebody" - Season 3, Episode 17
"Prom-asaurus" - Season 3, Episode 19

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 "The Glee Project," "Best Ink," "Bad Girls Club" and "Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood," the growing cable network is the premier destination to find unique and groundbreaking unscripted programming. "The Glee Project" is a winner of a 2012 Gracie Award which honors programming created for women, by women and about women for "Outstanding Reality Show." 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. Oxygen is available in 80 million homes, and can be found online and on mobile devices at www.oxygen.com

Photo credit: Andrew Eccles/Oxygen