Glee Shut Down Over Tonsillitis Scare

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December 11, 2010 | 9:30am EST

Production on hit TV show Glee was shut down this week after several castmembers fell sick with tonsillitis.
The actors and crew had been filming a special episode to air after next year’s Super Bowl, but filming ground to a halt after a number of the series’ stars contracted the nasty throat infection.

Production is scheduled to restart on Monday and the scenes which had to be skipped will be shot in January, according to

It is not known which of the stars were affected by the bug.