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MEDIA ALERT: ‘HOLLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT’

  • “Hollywood Game Night” returns to NBC on Sunday, June 7 at 7 p.m. ET/PT with five new episodes.
  • Five-time Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch will welcome some of her favorite celebrity friends at her summer beach house for more fun challenges and games.
  • In the series, two contestants take a break from their everyday lives to join a lively night of frivolity and celebration as they compete in two teams alongside some of their favorite celebrities for the chance to win up to $25,000.
  • Special guests this season include Twitch (“Ellen’s Game of Games”), Carson Kressley, Amber Riley, Kal Penn, Miranda Cosgrove, Bill Nye, Yvette Nicole Brown, D’Arcy Carden (“The Good Place”), and “This Is Us” stars Susan Kelechi Watson, Jon Huertas and many more. They go head to head to win big for their favorite charities.
  • The series is enjoyed around the world with versions in 21 global territories.
  • “Hollywood Game Night” is produced by Hazy Mills Productions, Mission Control Media and Universal Television Alternative Studio. Sean Hayes, Todd Milliner, Michael Agbabian, Dwight D. Smith and Michael Binkow are executive producers.

ABOUT UNIVERSAL TELEVISION ALTERNATIVE STUDIO
Launched in 2016, Universal Television Alternative Studio is a leading supplier of hit unscripted content and formats, and creates, develops and produces a diverse slate of original series domestically and internationally. The studio’s most recent breakout hits include the two biggest successes among new series launched during the summer of 2019, the songwriting competition “Songland” and the comedy competition “Bring the Funny.” The studio is responsible for the high-stakes game show “The Wall,” which has been sold into 27 territories internationally, and “Hollywood Game Night,” which has been remade across 21 territories. Also on the studio’s slate are “Making It” from Emmy Award-nominated hosts Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman, Dwayne Johnson’s “The Titan Games,” Emmy Award-winning “World of Dance” from Jennifer Lopez, USA Network’s “The Biggest Loser,” Bravo’s “Blind Date” and History’s “In Search Of.” Upcoming projects include comedy variety event series “That’s My Jam,” hosted by Jimmy Fallon, hybrid alternative-scripted series “True Story,” co-hosted by Ed Helms and Randall Park, the tiny-challenge game show “Small Fortune,” premium landmark series “The New World” from BBC Natural History Unit, “Thanks a Million” for Quibi as well as original talk show series “The Kid’s Tonight Show” from Jimmy Fallon and “Saturday Night Live”-themed documentary series “Who Wrote That?” for Peacock. Universal Television Alternative Studio is a division of NBCUniversal.

MEDIA CONTACTS
Traci Saulsberry, Traci.Saulsberry@nbcuni.com
Leslie Schwartz, Leslie.Schwartz@nbcuni.com
Melissa Cuasito, Melissa.Cuasito@nbcuni.com