Fans of Glee and all things game shows rejoice, NBC has announced their new game show Hollywood Game Night witch will be hosted by Glee star Jane Lynch. Hollywood Game Night is a pretty awesome-sounding game show, where everyday people spend a night playing games with celebrities. The hilarious Jane Lynch will host, and Sean Hayes from ‘Will & Grace’ will produce it. Some of the stars signed up for the show include Amy Poehler, Matthew Perry, Jason Bateman, Maya Rudolf and Martin Short. The network said Friday that it ordered eight episodes of the new game show and this is your opportunity to audition to be a contestant. Do you have a family “game night” where you all set aside an evening to just play a few board or card games together? If so than you do not want to miss your chance to audition for Hollywood Game Night. Set to do the series so far are Amy Poehler, Matthew Perry, Jason Bateman, Kristin Bell and fiance Dax Shephard, Maya Rudolph, Fred Armisen, Minnie Driver, Kal Penn, Martin Short, Ellie Kemper, Kristen Chenoweth, Cheryl Hines, Molly Shannon and Max Greenfield, with more expected to join.
Part Hollywood club and part casual game night Hollywood Game Night will feature A-list celebrities hanging out and living it up in a cocktail party atmosphere. In each episode, two contestants will be transported from their everyday lives into a night of fun and celebration where they get to rub shoulders with the celebrity crowd. At the end, one of the contestants will walk away with a cash prize and a night of stories and memories. Hollywood Game Night sounds like a night in with famous celebrities instead of friends and family.
Game shows have had a regular presence in NBC’s reality lineup, with such entries as Deal Or No Deal, utility player Minute To Win It, Who’s Still Standing, and the current Howie Mandel’s Take It All.
So…what celeb would you like to play what game with? The casting directors are now taking contestant applications for Hollywood Game Night and this is your chance to play your favorite board game with one of your favorite celebrities so if you are a board game pro or just want to hang out with A Listers than do not miss out on your chance. If you are interested in auditioning please submit your information along with a photo and contact information. Please keep checking back often for more information on casting dates and times and as always leave us a comment and let us know what celebrity you would like to play Monopoly with.