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Find Out How Many Episodes Glee's Final Season Will Be

Glee, Lea Michele, Amber Riley, Chord Overstreet, Jenna Ushkowitz, Naya Rivera Tyler Golden/FOX

Prepare to gleek out 13 more times. 

Glee's upcoming sixth and final season will consist of 13 episodes, E! News has confirmed. The Fox hit's swan song, which will air uninterrupted, will debut at midseason, in 2015.

In the final season, fans can expect to see a time-jump and a shift away from New York, with creator Ryan Murphy previewing, "I mean the final season is really its own story and its own location and while the New York stuff will be alive, the final season is really not New York-centric at all."

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One major change? Naya Rivera will no longer be a series regular, with sources telling us that the actress, who plays Santana, asking to have her role reduced to recurring for the sixth season.

But Murphy is hoping that many of Glee's original cast members will return for the final season, saying, "My feeling about the last season of Glee is very clear, and that is that we will be reaching out to all of the regulars on the show, that original group of Glee club members and the teachers, and anybody who wants to come back can come back. Anybody who wants to be a part of the show, we welcome them." (Relax, Chris Colfer is returning as a series regular, despite that Twitter hack!)

Back in May, Kevin Reilly, Fox's former president, told reporters that Glee's final season would likely be shortened, so the reduced 13-episode order shouldn't come as much of a surprise to fans. 

"The order is currently for 22, but we're actually going to sit down with Ryan Murphy and really talk about how we're going to end it and figure that out," Reilly said. "We're going to sit down and talk about exactly the best way to end the show now and how much that is."

Glee's final season will kick off at midseason on Fox.

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