Adam Lambert is coming to Glee next season Sarah Fox July 10, 2013 Television Adam Lambert is coming home to FOX, the musician and former American Idol star was confirmed for the upcoming season on Twitter earlier this evening (Wednesday). The showrunner and co-creator of the series, Ryan Murphy, made the official announcement on Twitter telling fans, “I am thrilled to announce that the super talented Adam Lambert is joining the cast of Glee this fall.” Adam Lambert will be returning on Glee’s fifth season, it’s not exactly clear how he will appear on the show (regular cast member, recurring cast member, special guest). The PR team at FOX aren’t releasing any details, they told us that more on Lambert’s role will be revealed at a later date. “American Idol” alum Jessica Sanchez’s was also on the series, she appeared last season to spice up the routine. As for her involvement, she came in for just two episodes playing Frida Romero, leader of the glee club, The Hoosierdaddies.