'Glee' Responds to Cory Monteith's Death

Co-creator's comments about how they plan on handling star's passing in new season.
2:12 | 07/21/13

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way to taste ice cream. I didn't know there was a wrong way. We are talking to the co-creator of "glee" about how they are handling the death of cory monteith. We are learning about an intervention. His family members are making their first comments after his death. Linzie janis has the story. Reporter: "Glee" co-creator says the decision to delay the start of the show by a week was made by lea michele. In tv line, murphy says she was adamant that they get back together sooner rather than later so mortgages could be paid and people could take care of their families. Executives say they will come back to work in august. They will film the first two episodes which have been written, the third will be a tribute to monteith, and his character, finn hudson, will die. After that, the show will go on hiatus, and make the difficult decision how to go on without the biggest star. He describes a dramatic intervention in march to save his life. I told him your life is more important than any stupid tv show. You're not going to film, you're going to get in the call and get help. A week ago, monteith died from a lethal combination of heroin and alcohol. On friday, they had a vi judge outside the hotel he was found. His cousin was there. They talked about his on and off screen love interest. They were around each other 24/7. It was beautiful, my heart goes out to her. Reporter: He says he won't be remembering monteith for his drug problems. He's my hero, and I'm going to remember him how he was to me. That's everything I looked up to. Reporter: A memorial for the actor is planned for this week. For "good morning america," linzie janis, los angeles.

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