ADDITIONAL NOTES: renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's third of 10 episodes) on 10/3/14
DESCRIPTION: (from NBC's press release, October 2014) NBC has renewed its popular alternative series "Hollywood Game Night" for a 10-episode third season with Emmy Award-winning host Jane Lynch, it was announced by Paul Telegdy, President of Alternative and Late Night Programming, NBC Entertainment. In August, Lynch won the Emmy for outstanding host for a reality or reality-series competition. It is Lynch's second Emmy after having won in 2010 for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series for her role as Sue Sylvester in "Glee." She is also a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild winner for "Glee." Lynch said, "I am so excited to get back to the gaming and to more crazy antics from America's favorite celebrated persons!" "We're thrilled to be making more 'Hollywood Game Night,'" said Telegdy. "Jane is an amazing host and ringmaster. Let the games begin!" In "Hollywood Game Night," two contestants are transported from their everyday lives into a once-in-a-lifetime night of fun and celebration as they step beyond the velvet rope and rub shoulders with some of their favorite celebrities and compete for the chance to win up to $25,000.