The show's first season premiered in the US on June 12, 2011, and concluded on August 21, 2011.
In Canada, the series began airing on Slice on June 26, 2011, and in the UK, the series began airing on Sky 1 on July 14, 2011.
Runners-up and earning 2 episode arcs on Glee: Alex Newell & Lindsay Pearce Winners of the series and earning 7 episode arcs on Glee: Samuel Larsen & Damian Mc Ginty The contender won a 2-episode arc on Glee.
Casting for a second season was announced after the first season finale.
Afterwards, the eliminated contestant sings lead vocals in "Keep Holding On" by Avril Lavigne with the remaining contestants singing the background vocals.
Although originally planned to begin broadcasting in late May 2011, The Glee Project premiered on June 12, 2011, and aired a two-hour extended premiere where the first hour showed the audition process and selection of the twelve contenders, and the second hour was the first episode of the series.
Unlike most reality competition shows, contestants are not directly informed of their elimination, nor must they wait for extended tension-filled pauses to hear the results one by one.
During callbacks, the top performing contestants are revealed.
They are complemented on their performances and immediately called back.
Then the remaining ones are critiqued by Robert Ulrich and Zach Woodlee, and also in the second season by Nikki Anders, about their performances. 8 of the first season.) Then the bottom three contestants are revealed as others are added to the callback list.
The Glee Project is an American reality television series from Oxygen.
It served as an audition for the Fox musical comedy series Glee, and the prize for the winner was a minimum seven-episode arc in the following season of the show.